Wolves, sharks, dragons, Halo and alcohol.
The life of Iolar.
HK: I'm all class, baby.
moar sketchpage (scanner really blasts out the white, I'll see if I can fix that up)
Part of my uni work - a creature sculpture! First time at it. Is meant to have anatomical characteristics of big feline, canine, deer and reptile, kind of a mishmash but a smooth blend as opposed to a parts-stuck-together kind of beast. Starting with bad cameraphone pics of the wire armature. I nearly poked my eye out a few times with bits of wire flicking up at me whilst trying to wind and twist them together.
After foiling the armature I covered it with a thin layer of Super Sculpey, just for the base form. All lumpy to start with. He's about half a metre long (50cm), and only has about a third of the back of his head, poor guy.
Worked on it up until yesterday, bulking more bits out with the foil (shoulders, flanks, neck, parts of hind legs), and then layering over again with another thin layer of Super Sculpey.
I am trying to pay attention to the larger muscle groups for accuracy and symmetry of the form. I have a fair way to go yet, see how it goes in the next two days methinks.
Woop! This is gonna rock.
Should check out Peter Konig's sculpture thread for some tips, if you haven't already.
HK, yeah the creature sculpture process thread he has is fantastic in detail, it's one of the few reasons I have even the slightest forward direction on my own sculpture I think.
First up I've started attacking the "Draw from the 'What do you look like?' Thread!", watch out you cameralovers. This is Yor.
Back to me sculpture. Very slow going on this guy, fixing proportions and generally trying to properly flesh his body out more naturally. More updates as I work on him
Dirty Sunday strikes you unawares at the GorillaArtfare blog go look at everyone else's too, they're moar dirty than mine teh heh heh. http://gorillaartfare.com/category/dirty-sunday/
Come on, four birds and one bloke, that's hardcore. Ah, much to learn
giw me one updeyt dude=)
News - I got a job as a 2D/concept artist for a small mobile games company
From the Battle of the Sexes TDome II, my entry for the girls' team, "A Great Day To Die"
Old sketch on someone's idea
Been doing bridgman studies as usual on the human head...Oldish/newish sketches unrelated to current work + university workload. still perpetually struggling with drawing people and drawing in general, oh well, persistence...
There has to be something that I am missing, but what is it? :/
Okay. I've completed my Honours year at uni, and now I can start showing some of the more finished work I did for it (I did end up finishing my sculpture too!). Here's a few for now, more to come
Nuclear Ghost (human)
Order avatar (mountain lion)
Order physical manifestation (Beast)
Varied profile of Orderbeast
I've a fair amount of work to post, til next time...
Some more older work from uni, and some badly scanned recent sketchbook pages.
Nuclear Ghosts - Cattle
Nuclear Ghost - coyote
Nuclear Ghost - domestic dog
Nuclear Ghost - domestic dog
Consistently forgetting how to draw faces argh
moar to come
Heh cw, they're not really that old but already I hate how they look and can pick all the flaws in them!
Some more, showing my weaknesses in environments and colour also (old uni work):
Nuclear Ghosts - Mustang, Domestic Horse
Chaos Avatar - Australian Raven
not much more to post for now! soon.
Hey iolarnula, great sb. Diggin the nuclear ghosts stuff the glowing insides with the disappearing mist is looking cool. Chaos beast is looking great think it would've looked even better if you'd work the sky and background a bit more but i really dig what you got going on in the foreground. Keep it up last couple of posts have been looking great!
Thanks onno, and welcome aboard too I guess a lot of this still looks too rough, but I sure learnt a lot in the process of making them on a regular basis. There's still so much more I need to learn though.
About to go and check out our other new SBs, see you round
I'm liking your sketchbook. The value studies can only end up being good for your progress.
I'd love to see a value study pushed a little further though. I think you're value ranges could be pushed a little more.
Also, your edges see to be a little uniform all over. There doesn't seem to be any 'sharpness' in any areas. I think some areas and edges could be defined a good bit more.
Hope you don't mind the crits!
Paulie: Hey, I like critique! Thanks Regarding edges and values, I think they're my biggest problems to date No matter how I start a study out, it always seem to end up being to soft by the end of it, and loses any punch it may have had to begin with. Hopefully I can address this as I beef up my practice in the coming months.
The last of my uni work to post (apart from my Orderbeast maquette, which I'll pick up from uni on monday), just some Chaos desert environments. Chunky?
Wow your digital paintings are really cool! I love your traditional pages too, really really awesome. Do you take your sketchbook everywhere and draw the people you see or do you have friends pose for you?
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Pezzle: I'm more a draw-stuff-around me and from various images, only really done some life drawing as far as real models go heh heh. I do carry a few books around.
Small update, a little private commission finished recently. He's found a shiny?
Out with the old, in with the new for a new year! Or something.
Some old-timey from December:
Little Christmas card sketch for teh boyfriend, he likes Alaskan Malamutes (and I have a beagle) :p
I have been working through Bridgman's notes on the face, head, neck + shoulders of late, should I post them here? They're mostly just copies of his diagrams, I'm sure most of us have seen them somewhere before.
knoxie: Heh I finished that sculpture about 5 months ago heh, I never did put any finished pics up did I? Must rectify that. Whereabouts in Oz are you from?
Big huge dump. Long story short - January was an awful month for me, February was lame in parts, and here's hoping March will brighten up a bit.
Something working on at moment
Will try to be more regular in updates here now
dude your stuff rocks! seem to have a really good grasp of animal anatomy really dynamic sense of weight ect as well as colour
weho you really have a knack for this brush pen, looks lovely!
some more deftness and confidence in your lines in the newer stuff too or maybe just seems that way to me.
I love the skull dog too.