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holy crap, where am I +10/10
don't worry so much about minutes, and focus on what you need. That airplane study is coming along nicely. You seem to have hit most of those values and colors correctly.
studies are only boring to look at if you aren't doing them very well
keep 'em coming!
glad to see your hard working paying off
yea loving the airplane pic dude ! good stuff makes me wanna go draw one too! :o
and the last pic actually looks real good ... hard to explain but if u made the spaceship look a little less painted and more hard edged graphic look it would kick assss gj dude ur making fast progress
Oohh damn, big update dude =)
Really nice work Dennis, as usual of course.
Great success man!
Nice work lately dude!
In post #456 it looks like your were combining photos with painting. Watch out for that, it can be dangerous and you want to make sure you integrate it properly.
If that isn't the case, then be careful with your brushes and make sure they all have the same feel.
Either way make sure all the elements in your painting follow the same style and that it doesn't look like various things stuck together. Also define your light/shadow areas with complementary colours better. The colours you choose seem fine, just make sure the make sense in the painting itself .
Good work buddy, I'm heavily impressed by your progress!
great updates, i loved so much this enviro, the figures looks good, carefull with the arms, most of them are to long. the helmet inspired by m@ is realy nice, the colours are aswome a bit blury. anyway great job and keep updating
killer man. love the environment piece few posts back.
hey bro, stopping by to show some love (In an extremely non-homosexual way). Haven't here in a while, and you've already improved a hell of alot. Keep at it!
Thanks guys! haha so much feedback.. I get back to ya soon
boom!: took some time to figure out who you where ^^
get that website up!
oh well, heres to abstract once.. pretty funny to make! and I know using only my own customized brushes! Some of them are based on min's though
Damn you update as much, it's frightening! ABout your drawings: I like them, but they seem a bit undifferentiated. Put some diversity in there: And, More chicks! Admiral wants to see some titties
That skull-study show some mad values. Just compare that with your first stuff!
The digital stuff I didn't like as much (the enviro and the character) as already stated above, you sometimes use too many too different brushes without knowing where to use them properly. I would suggest holding to the simple round brush and using the others more scarcely. Or just draw every day till you master them all Your last abstracts are awesome, btw. I do like those very much.
Indeed, I thought those were photographs of caves put through a filter to make it look negative!
Just this incredible sense of depth, very good use of contrast to bring that out.
Hhaha I just want to thank everyone! I really do think its been my best page so far! ( not drawing wise, but generally, nice tips.. More critique would be nice.. but otherwise i'm really happy with the feedback! )
M@ : haha I must say i'm truly honored you posted here! thanks for your comment! glad you like!
Hurricane: Thanks Björn! Much appreciated
call0ps : Thanks, glad to hear!
mrgrumble: whoo! glad to see you in here man! I admit i like to see studies done by etc you, zhuzhu , mentler
m@ and so on.. but I never really liked those half mediocre studies that people like me come up with all the
time haha ( people like me is an own category! where only I can be placed. So i'm not saying its not nice
to see people doing studies.. only that it isn't as fun as seing people doing creative stuff ^^)
Kronos : cheers ^^
DanielC: Thanks for the comment and the references!!
Bojee: I'm really honored you posted! Love your work.. its a pity you are only 4 star rated.. Thank you!
OBX : I did sent you a pm google is your friend !
Ashrumm: Thank yoU!
Faust: Thats cool ^^ thanks!
Silvestri: thanks! I will post resources later as I keep finding them !
Designboot: I 'm really thankful for your support ! Thanks for coming by so often!
Aph : hahah I was 110% sure no one would comment that helmet! thanks man!
Wasker: thanks, I'm really glad you think so cause thats a huge compliement
Spats: thanks man, no worries but critique is always very very encouraged and appreciated! although
i know I have tons to work on.. but I don't mind getting stuff pointed out for me !Thanks for looking!
Monsterkill: will do mate!
Darktwin: Thanks man! I'm trying to slow down ! haha I always hurry up as soon as i get distracted by
something.. stupid habit.. I should just leave it and get back to it later
Thanks for coming by mate , i really appreciate it! I will take your tip of course!
Ashrumm : thanks i'm glad to hear you think i'm improving! hehe will slow down! Thanks for the tip!
Faust: I replied proper to you in that post ^^ no need to clearify ^^
Wasker: hehe thanks again ^^ though I already replied
Infinit: Indeed! Thank you haha
Pawlack: I don't know.. probably wrong sketchbook if you write 10/10 ^^
Texahol : haha I wrote down the minutes just to show a friend my progression on an enviroment under 15 minutes , i hope it didn't
bothered you to much ^^ Thanks for coming by !
Razorb: Thank you! I see what you mean! Thanks for critique! and you know.. its a base ^^
Hampus : Thanks! haha
Brendan N : Dude i still love yoU! and uhm, I thought of what you said.. even before you actually said it ^^
it looks kinda patchy and flat... I need to practice more , i mean A LOT more! lets see it as aan experiment
Thanks a lot for taking the time and writing these tips / crits down! You know I appreciate it!
Call0ps : glad you like, I go study some anatomy after i've finishing replying!
Justin Oaksford: I do too!
Ashrumm : hehe indeed! look two rows above!
Hito : wow thanks!
BOOM!: thanks man!
Shylone_Breath: Thanks a lot! glad you like!
Faust : Yeah.. i post to much crap but i'm on easter break! I can't help it!
haha acctually, the newest once.. i only used my own brushes ^^ and on the one you thougt where bad, I used my orignal "mixed" brush set with
tons of brush sets put together ^^ I guess i need to learn using em of course..
Thanks a lot man! damn I appreciate every word!
TheGnoll: thanks! Glad to hear that!
Jas0n 0n a Bike : I'm very honored you posted here! Thank you!
Razorb: man, thanks!
Pyroclasm00: You have a great sketchbook! I looked, very promising stuff! Thanks for posting in here!
Asoir: Hahaha you are to kind ^^ I think i explained it on msn to ya ^^
Heres some experimentations and speed paintings. + a speed painting video!
Edit** Now its on You tube too if anyone prefer.. http://youtube.com/watch?v=AOoSBxxPC80
and two experiments.
Sped to much time trying to get the buttons right, so i got bored .. light study from life.
Last edited by Dile_; April 7th, 2007 at 09:35 PM.
Hoi, nice that you experiment, experiments keep the mind fresh and the imagination flowing .
I don't like the woman, though. Her breasts are very unbreastish, also the brushstrokes on her collar-scarf-thing indicate no depth. Remember that every line you place creates perspective as well. With lines, you suggest the eye to follow a certain path which it then interpretates as a curve an edge or a plane or whatever. It's what I think is rendering. That is also the reason that hatching works so good: The eye is led by the lines and the brain creates the depth (why would the eye following a path when it wasn't for the depth, you see, our brains are stupid like that Use that to your advance). In this case, it is not for your advance but flattens the image.
Now get better man, you already surpassed me, time to go GOLD!
You're how old?! pld: Amazing sketchbook dude! Lots of great stuff. It seems like some of your faces and anatomy feel a bit flat compared to some of your more technical concepts and armor suits, but you've got plenty of time to work on that stuff. You've got a bright future my friend. Again, WOW!
Hey Dile! good stuff buddy, enjoyed watching that speed paint and seeing how carefree and loose you're able to work. I'm wondering if you always start out black and white? If so, you might want to start off with colour right away - it brings a whole new angle to the speed paint and you'll learn lots of new stuff this way. It should also help with your colour work in general, so maybe try it out if you haven't done so already. If you have, then just ignore that.
Also, I was wondering: what program do you use to record that?
This wormlike creature pwns