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    Arctis' laboratory =UP dec 27th : crab-man=

    Hi everyone,
    There are very interesting stuff in that forum, a lot of life here !
    Here's my little participation (I don't want to be the "saurian aliens" obsessed painter...).
    These are pencils I did during holidays in french's Alpes, and my first watercolors, made on a travel in the west USA last automn.





    Yosemite's landscape




    A point of view on Lake Powell, done just before the rain !


    And a souvenir from Monument valley...


    Hope you'l like them.

    Bye

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    Beautiful.
    Lovely use of watercolor.

    Dang.

    I'm speechless, if you can't tell.

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    Yes! I was thinking about asking you to start a sketchbook here in my reply to you the other day and now you did! Great to see this! Hope to see this sb grow strong and beautiful!

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    Welcome to this little adventure ::: just pulled out my little wc set for a little trip to Yellowstone ::: no camera this trip ::: just the sketchbook :::: very nice btw for your first attempts :::

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    very nice stuff, I really dig the coloured ones.
    Allso very nice perspektive in the first one.

    Keep it up

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    Those are your first watercolors? Damn, those are nice. How much time did you spend on each of them? The colors and the compositions are very nicely done.

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    hoah... your water colours are really good. I love the pencil drawings, nice strokes. The second pencil drawing, the house is magnificent!!

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    My only possible criticism is that you haven't posted enough. MORE!

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    Vary nice, and I hope you enjoyed your trip to Yosemite national park!

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    wow man. Those environments are awsome! Love the graphite buildings. The watercolors have great sense of light.

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    Hi,

    Thanx a lot for the feedback !

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    : I don't remember, because on holidays, I don't look at my watch very much.

    A little update : some researches for a comic project I had a while ago... a family portrait.

    More things to come, really experimental this time...












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    Them last ones really don't look proffessional man

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    Angry

    Well, Blog, I was watching another thread, one of the best here, and I found a harsh comment you posted there, then I went back here and I found this another one...
    Then, of course I saw your own thread...
    Please, explain your opinion, because it's easy to spit and go away ;
    Then be more humble in your remarks, regarding your own skills ;
    To end with, get more artistic culture by looking at some great artist's sketchbooks, it will help you to make the difference between researches and finished pieces.

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    Someone is stood behind me now and saw you're stuff and said "wow those are reallygood". There is no denying hoow good you are arctis I've seen you're stuff and its ace. But thats what I thought of the two last ones.

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    i really like the ones with the braids.. I hope you do something with those characters.. I have been trying to do the braid thing in my artwork but, i dont make it as nice as yours.. secrets please!

    Mainloop- man i must be dyslexic.. cuz i thought you asked how many people are on lsd

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    The faces of the young man and woman are very very beautiful (stuff for my favorits folder) and the last two looks like facial try outs. Mind stuff. Dont stop posting those - a lot of people here like to see that as well!

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    wow love those two pencils first post especially the 2nd one
    great comp

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    vigostar & dashi : thanx, guys !
    Fellah : you rule, man : good to have someone like you here.

    Indeed, These researches were made for that page, the 2nd of a comic I abandonned, because I found the style too "commercial", not enough personnal, so I left that direction.



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    Hi Arctis,

    This : http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y60...s/PAGE_02b.jpg

    is awesome. Your backdrops and designs are otherwordly. I've seen your other pictures in the finally finished section. All amazing stuff. Hope to see more from you!

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    Hi peeps,

    Been a loooong time sleeping for this thread, but let's end this coma with some little researches !

    I've been quite busy on comics done in a realistic digital way (those who remember my illustrations see the style I'm talking about), and now I feel the need to come back to a more spontaneous, dynamic style in traditionnal media : good old pencils and painting

    While working on my other stuff, I've been thinking about a fantasy project which takes place in Paris, 1910, "la Belle Epoque".
    Here are some first researches for the faces of the narrator and his father.
    There'll be more if you're interested.

    I hope you'll enjoy

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    And a last dump before christmas

    Searchin' for the narrator's mother ...



    ... and his good pilot friend Barn



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    Hi evreybody,

    Some little researches for the fantasy comic I'm currently workin' on.

    I hope you'll enjoy And happy new year !!!

    First some enviros of Paris under water in 1910





    Then a few concept sketches for a crab-man, keeper of a city in the sea...









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