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I was getting a more than annoyed by some of the work on this
skb si I decided that it was time for a change, I thank
everyone that gave me support on this one, and I hope
you will like the new one
OK this is the adress to my NEW SKETCHBOOK for any one that is interested
Hello you guys Im back for my trip to europe, I had a blast at the
workshop, I was hightly inspirational seening so mnay people, working for the
same goals and helping eachother, TRULY the most inspirational
experience of my life, SO I REALLY EXTEND A FREAKING BIG
to you all
Hurricane, thanks for hanging out with me and for the really warm
wellcome, I felt as if we were old friends that havent seen in a long
time, so thanks a lot for that, and thanks for the cool insigths and
tecniques, I can always use some advise.
You know you have my deepest respect, It was a true honor to meet you,
I hope our paths cross again in the future my friend
Carnifex I thanks back to you for hanging out with me, for all the cool
stories you shared, for all the time we spent lost on the city, finding
our way to the bar wer al the rest of you guys were, and generaly for
giving me a warm wellcome as well
Veronika: NIKE!!! thanks a lot for talking to me, for sharing your
point of viwe on philosofpy and what not and for beeing cool
and kind, around me, I missed you and your brother at the train, but if I
ever come back to europe you can spect a mexican drawer around your place
cause you can bet Im droping by at Insburg for sure
Imery: Dude! thanks for showing me you work and for sharing your
views about the world, I had a blast talking to you and I hope
you get the funding you need for your proyects best of lucks man!!
Slash: thanks for the beeing a cool guy and for the warm wellcome as
well, and for going with me back to the hostal for the that
taxi, (i managed to losse my train non the less Im the clumsiets person
on earht he he)
dCept: CABRON!!!! que gusto hablar contigo!! Really I had some of the
most funny and cool conversations with you and I cant wait to
hang out with you again, and stay way form the lake of titicaca!
Molly: thanks for introduccing me to for the first time to the CA
gang, you are the best and most warm of all the hostest of the world
(and the most cute as well ) thanks a lot for the taste of a pen brush
I just bought one for my self in Firenze and Im using it a lot,
I just have falled in love with inks, so thanks for that as well
Profil: for beening a cool guy and that mucha museums really
sent my inspiration on fire, It was really great hanging with you and
disscussing art as well!!
Koshime: DUUUDEEE you are one of the most freindly persons Iv meet
thanks for sharinf you work and for beeing a cool guys around me
Jens: Mate, seriouly I respect you work a lot and I was really happy to
hangout and talk with you, thanks for the chocolate, and for the insigth
about how to handle my inks, I taked all you advise very VERY serioulsy,
I can see you are doing huge improvents on you thread,
so keep on trucking!!
Art Addict: Dude I was super impressed by your portafolio, I got to
work harder to cach up with you man, keep on trucking man,
you have all the respect of the world form me
Wesly: You are one talented graphic desinger and one impressive drawer,
I bet that soon you are gonna become a true force to fight with on the
fine arts and concept desing arena, just be aware that Ill be just as good
so be ready for a good competicion
Marko: for a good and realy insight full review, I learned a whole lot
by seeing your lectures and u can bet I taked you advise very serioulsy
I tring to slow down and really think and observe more.
El coro: Thanks for the advise as well I using my inks a whole lot
more, so thanks for the advise, Its really helping.
Noximad: thanks for talking to me and for giving me all that advise
about radiosity and rendering of diferent materials, its some of the
most insigthfull adivise I had in years.
Jason: Thanks for tearing my work apart, you can bet I will stop
worring about presentaion and Ill start doing some great art instead,
and ill focus more on been more acurate and on really portraing more
emotion on my caracters, you critics were a real wake up call, and
I thank you for them.
I know I am missing a lot of people here but if were to write all that
I want it would never end, for you all I have all the respect of the
world and I hope I get to see you guys again in the future
thanks for the inspiration boost, till next year, ill
keep on figting and posting
Ok so here they are, this is almost all of the work I did in the past month,
lost of esperiments, lost of not succesfull ones but lots of learning a long
the way, so spect a lot of waky, weird stuff on the future,
EXPERIMENTING is dam FUN and I had not had this much fun in years!!
Still a long way to go, so lets get started!!
Last edited by maxetormer; August 13th, 2006 at 06:16 AM.
Life drawing at Firenze!!
Master studies form REAL master paintings
Left is from a painting at the Louvre the
right one is from a statue at d´Orsay
Last edited by maxetormer; November 14th, 2005 at 11:26 PM.
Carnifex sketch gift, you sick man
Jens sketch gift
Veronikas sketch gift
Hurricanes sketch gift
Left pic, a portrait made by my of Jens, Right one a portrait of Hurricane made by Jens
The top drawing is a Collab Slash, hurricane, Jens and I
Last edited by maxetormer; November 14th, 2005 at 11:25 PM.
That fat kid: Thanks for the post man!!!, its good to read you guys still remeber me he he
it tooked me a while to scan and arrange this stuff
thanks for the encouragment Im glad you liked the update, keep on rocking as well dude!
Gauge: he he Im glad you liked the update as well
Last edited by maxetormer; November 14th, 2005 at 11:23 PM.
holy mother of art! Jeez, man, I missed the new thread.. shame on me.. soy un cara de caca for not checkin' up on ya I visited Hurricane, Pencilator and a few others this weekend over in sweden. We had a croquis-session, and it was awesome! Very good followup after prague. Can't wait to hang out with ya again!
Keep those sketches coming!
Bro... awesome about sumz it up! Great, great work, man. It's great to see you back as well. You'll have to tell us all about your many adventures. I'm thinking of doing an overseas stint with some friends next year so you'll have to let me know where to hit up the hostels and stuff. But yea, this stuff is sooo great. It's too much to take in! I love the environment pen drawings as well. You're makin' some fat strides. Make sure and tell us what you learned from the WS! I wanna know what the pointers you got were! Great work! Great work! Now in honor of your Mexican heritage I'm going to go have a Chimichanga. Buenos Noches!
I would just like to chime in with the HOLY SHIT. Cause seriously, that's all I kept thinking as I scrolled through all that. Absolutely phenominal stuff, man. You're a monster with the pen! I love all your ink and brushpen drawings. Crazy great stuff!!
"Every generation sees the past though the lens of its own time." - Thom Hartmann
You have a most excellent sketchbook, it's everthing that a sketchbook could and should be. Not just studies, but a journal of experiences, as well. The sketch at the airport showing the seats and the plane just blew me away. Too cool. I recognized all the Firenze sites even before the statue of David! Those were great to see. Please post more.
Beautiful visual verbiage of your trip <> wonderful experiences shared <> very inspirational indeed
Back from Europe with a vengeance! Lovely to see the heaps of sketches that you made during your trip, like memories in pen & pencil.
hey maxetormer, looked into this sketchbook for the first time. wow, you seem to be one dedicated sketch-artist, so many sketches, in public also. nice stuff. keep'em comig, such dedication is motivating.
Last edited by adraude; November 17th, 2005 at 07:36 AM.
dCepT: Dude!! Grasias por darte una vuelta por aqui! thanks for the post
I would have loved to go hand hang out on Sweden!! be sure that ill
find a way to cross the ocean again (not in the near future but
some day, ill manage to do it ) I miss ya guys, I had such a GREAT
time and the inspiration I got form all of you is fueling my hand like
Jens: He he funny you said that cause I do plan to frame those
portaits you made, be sure of that, thanks so much for beeing so
cool with me, and for the pen and inks tips, good to har you diged the
landscapes, those are my favorites as well
Pencilator: Hi there you crazy sweden blond, Im so glad you liked the
update (I was very nervous about it cuase inks couse me lots and
lots of headaches so theres a lot of not very sucessfull experiments here )
but theres lots of fun experiments so I guess its allright :
ZebzFree: Ryan!! bro, its good to have you around! thanks for all the
ecouragment, really, you comments are always wellcome, Im glad to
hear you diged the eviros, I liked too as well, as far as your request for
tales and tips from the workshop, one of the main things was that
el El coro and Jens told me to slow down and really draw what I see,
and El Coro, told me that using inks forces you to be more acurrate,
cuase you cant erase one bit you really need to think alot before you
act, so right now and after the workshop I started to REALLY use
inks every single minute, and Im goona be working with them for at least a year,
I mean ill do some other stuff but doing my daily ink-observation
excersices is a must for me now, plus I find ink to be very liberating
for the same reason some find it to be limiting, you see if you cant
fixe it then you can move one to the next study wiht out any regrets
and that for me is like nirvana he he, as far as the trip it self, I would
urge you to do it, it quite an experience man! you should go for sure,
of course I have more things to tell but I need to sleep as well, so
ill keep on updating and writing as usual, in an almost daily basis
You too keep it up, ill drop by you thread tomorrow for sure!
fukifino: OH! man those last oil portraits on your SKB are amazing man,
my jaw droped to the foor seriously! thaks for the post man, it good
to have around, thanks for the warm wellcome, REALLY!
seth1: he he he, hold those urges now seriusly
THANKS for the ecouragment it means the a lot to me!!!
madplanet: DUUUDE thanks for giving me such a cool complement
really Im so happy to har you recognized the eviroments, that is so
cool, thanks for the ecouragment, and I completly agree with
you I use my SKB as a diary of sorts, a visual one
mentler: Michel!! thanks for droping by I means the world to me
that you tooked the time to drop by my new SKB, thanks for the
ecouragment, ill start been activly posting at SOFA soon as well
SirSushi:Yes Sir! you can bet I drawed my ass off every day he he
Im glad to read you liked the sketchs
adraude: yeah I post lots of unsucessfull images becase that way maybe
one of the persons waching might have the solution for that image so
I belive is worth showing them to learn more form the comments of others,
and I did not posted all the stuff I did, I leaved like some pages out becuase
I was really tired of scaning Im glad you finded my SKB inspirational,
It means a whole lot to me, so THANKS for that!
Ok Im really tired and I should go to sleep early, il just say that Im
Really happy that all of you gave me such a warm wellcome on my
new daily journey to improve in the realms of life and arts so
thanks for this REALLY!!! CA RULES!
Some inks from my head except the man at the right side
of the first page on the first pic
Left page from my head the right one is from life, my father at the computer
Last edited by maxetormer; November 18th, 2005 at 01:54 AM.
wooooooooooooh soo much stuff done !
thatsawsum you had such a good tiem and learning exprence ! lol on the ink thing thats pretty much all i been doing for the passed week too hah must be on teh same vibe or some tign lol
ill be watchign maxe vers.2.0 !
Fucking awesome stuff!! I've been looking at your other sketchbook as well. Your studies are freaking great, I really like your use of lighting on them.
You have a really cool gestural line (don't know if thats the correct expression).
Muy bueno. Praga parece haber sido algo genial, me hubiese gustado poder haber ido. A lo mejor con suerte pueda ir al proximo (aunq lo dudo, pero voy a tratar!). Un saludo, y espero ver mas!
Those inks are working really well for you!
Your sketches of buildings/environments are awesome, such as the fountain, Notre Dame, inside the cathedral, etc.
And I think it's great that you are sketching so many different people from life.
Keep doing that!
yo luis my friend, awesome inks and sketches, dude, a major progress after the prague workshop, it did you good !!
keep on rocking hard man ! you're always a source of inspiration !
BJÖRN HURRI | CONCEPT ARTIST & ILLUSTRATOR
MY PORTFOLIO | HURRICANES DAILY DOODLES '12
MY EXCLUSIVE SKETCHBOOK
VIKING: BATTLE FOR ASGARD
THE OTHER BROTHERS
shyamshriram: Hye dude thanks for the props, I really like the way you handle
you construccion man and your ideas are really looking good as well,
you should go to one of this workshops they are highly inspirational,
man I would love to sketch with ya right now dude! keep it up, and keep posting
liam.c: Respect! bro! you havent slowed down one minute while I was
out of the house he? your digitals are getting stronger, yeah I find
quite funy to that we both are in ink mode for the time being, (and its gonna
take me while to get the hang of them so ill be inking stuff for a long time)
thanks for the props and for droping by, ill do a visit around your
thread soon as well!! keep those hands sharp!
bRØk3n_sPiRiT: Thanks for the encouragmet, I really apreciate it,
espero que los dos podamos ir al siguiente, yo no creo que vaya
a tener le dinero necesario para ir al siguiente tambien, pero
de que voy a intentarlo eso ni lo dudes, quien sabe a lo mejor
y se nos hace, asi que hay que empezar a ahorrar!
Best of Luck! bw I just created that thread we talked about,
fell free to tell every one you might know
emily g: Hello Emily! such a pleasure to have ya around, thanks so
much for the props, they mean a lot to me, Im gald you liked the
eviroments and you can bet ill keep on skeching people on the
streets for sure ( its very addictive bw ) you too keep on
sharing the goodness on you thread, best of luck! it was very
cool to meet ya on Prague!
hurricane: Duuudeee, thanks for the props, your doing some strides on
you thread, and I have seen you chows as well, dam sweet work,
be ware cause Im gonna enter on the next one keep the
good work up
Ok so I did one for the last CHOW but I was to slow, and I did not
meet the deadline, Im gonna work faster on this next one, I decided
to do this one anyways cause I like the idea, you see this the devils
advicate and a good lawyer is a good politician so he has a querubin
mask wings and a aureole to make deals with god but deep down
he is only loyal to the dark lord..., or is he?
I did maked a losse pencil understructure for this one,
I know is kinda wonky but I liked the flow of the strokes
Last edited by maxetormer; November 21st, 2005 at 12:17 PM.
Nice thread, I'm loving the inks big time. Especially your drawings from life -the people, scenery etc real nice sense of whats going on around you - and what lovely lines you are getting with the brush pen - keep it up!
Jens' portraits of you are spot on! Was good to meet you in Praha, hope to see you again sometime!
Molly: Yo molly thanks a lot for the props Im glad you liked the
eviroments and the inking, lost of learning yet to be done,
still Im happy to read you liked em!! I hope I get to see ya
again in the future as well, keep on rocking!!
Angry ape lancer, OC with seth around three hours and some half an hour
on PS7, it was great to test some color teory stuff, I hope you like him
see ya in the next update!
CABRON! DUUUUDE! WHOOOA! SHIIIIIT!
The amount of quality art in here is just MIND-BLOWING! I espescially like that cathedral piece. MAJOR Kudos to you my friend! It was cool hanging in prague, and its so awesome to read your posts after having talked to you, because now i hear your accent in my head as i read!
I hope to meet you again sometime. In the meantime, keep posting this kind of kickass art!