I think I'll try to guess as to the meaning of the last sketch. Post # 235
" I went looking for catfish " ...."i waited" "but they never came"
It seems too me once upon a time you went (possibly with DAD) to see (or catch) catfish near a body of water (possibly in Boston). However on this ocassion the catfish were not as abundant (or maybe altogether gone).
The character's pose relays a quiet contemplation of reality. The character seems to be lonely there waiting by the water's edge. The wrapped arms displays a cold (yet almost sick) emotional response to the situation and or environment. It seems to me that the catfish represented something (of fanstasy, magic, life in general, or nostalgic memories) important to the character.
The characters gender cant be determined but we all assume that its you.
Jeri: Thanks very much hon, means a lot to me to hear that
0kelvin: Awh geez Thank you Eric, I'm glad that you're looking past the cute. February has been a bit better, so thank you for that I will be showering you with Miis very, very soon!
Lefran: Hmm, wherever could you have read that? Thanks so much, here's hoping something comes out of it.
Tex: Thanks for being so supportive. My sexy new jacket ripped the other day though That's what I get for shopping at the Gap...
Nico: It warms my heart to see someone reading my artwork so clearly, especially the posture. Cold, sick and contemplative was what I was going for. You're very close to the real story, but I don't want to give too much away until I finish the comic.
design: *laughs* I bow to you, my fellow Katamari fan. Thank you for the comment!
So, it looks like I have a monthly sketchbook, rather than a daily one. I'm trying guys, I swear!
This is one you've all seen before, so I am just nestling it here for safe keeping. Here's praying that next year is way different.
On that note, I confess that I have fallen in love again. With these amazing lumps of clay. So I did a couple of doodles of myself and my co-worker (Hi, Vear) as "Purple and Orangey-Brown". There isn't meant to be a squence here, just two images I stuck on the same canvas. These are way quick one-shots, so you may see some more as boredom sets in at work.
It's fun to watch your life darwing skills slip helplessly from your fingertips. This kitty is a reminder of the fact that I need to draw from life more.
Finally, a self portrait dump. See? I'm not always emo. Sometimes I'm bratty, sometimes I'm vengeful and sometime's I'm retarded!
Thank you for looking guys
Last edited by Steph Laberis; February 27th, 2007 at 07:01 PM.
hehe i wonder where ^_^
such cute stuff, love those sp's, how do you get it to look more watercolourey and less bold etc, im veeery uneducated and new to digi painting, and that particular style as in terms of colouring is something i'd look to emulate myself, not copying of course! but try myself type thing and adapt, also cute cat, i have some sketches exactly like those in the depths of my sketchbook somewhere ( although not as good!)
you have no idea how awesome that valentine's (poo) is for me. i guess enough people have already told you,but it just works wonders.
love the two "claypics" aswell,they look like taken right out of some animated show (f.ex.foster's fantasy friends house or what it's called?). could it be that your coworker is allergic to something?
and funny lil doodles,the poo angel is still the best.
Well I already said I love the paper cut Valentine in your FF thread, but I'll say it again: I LOOOOOOOVE it!!! The expression is so awesome. And your self portraits are so fresh and fun, I really like your flowy lines Steph!!!
As for the vectors+brushy strokes tutorial you asked me, there's a couple of videos with that purpose in my sb! It's in the post with the Gods at War piccie
I must say the only thing I don't like that much about this SB is that... you should update it more often!!!! I wanna see MORE Steph awesomeness!!!