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I've been considering fixing a sketchbook here for a long time now. But tonight i finally decided.
Why didn't i make one earlier? Cause i kept thinking: "I have to get better at drawing before starting a sketchbook"... Which is essentially really dumb. So anyhow, first piece.
Open Canvas 1.1
Last edited by ogar555; March 19th, 2007 at 05:26 PM.
you're making really nice marks, do you do woodcuts at all? if not, i hightly recommend giving it a shot. you'll love it. my one real crit is that the eyes on the full head don't seem like they're sunken in enough, pretty surface-y and the form of the ear is kind of odd. post some more stuff up.
Thanks! I will definately do more of em! And this time... with... a regular pen... and a paper.
Oh, well i dabble a bit in both actually. It's just that i can't work as fast in traditional. And it's expensive... But i love it!
One great thing i noticed though: after using Painter for several weeks and testing out many of the tools. Finding some i like and feel pretty comfortable with using. I got the idea to try something different in art class. I usually only draw with pen and paper. So i tried Pastels and the first pastel pic i ever drew turned out great! I believe its cause i could practice lots and lots of times in Painter. So i just used the experience gathered there and applied the same techniques and it worked fine!
Anyhow, some sketches i did two days ago but forgot to post:
Still Painter, i've done some regular sketches but i'm to lazy to install my scanner right now.
@Cup of Joe: Thanks! I'm gonna make more, i've been slacking off lately... :X All of the pics sofar were drawn in Painter 9 actually!
@TheGnoll: Thanks and damn. I'm using imageshack so... they should be working. *ponders*
Arrrh, i think i'm gonna post some of the gestures i've made later.
What? Get better? These are already amazing!Originally Posted by ogar555"I have to get better at drawing before starting a sketchbook"...
Especially style-wise. You definitely have a style that's going for you - just need to develop it (as do we all). Definitely kickass style.
Post more, now!
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hey ogar, great sketchbook; you've got a really nice handle on painter it seems, all your digital work is looking really good. I especially like this last one with the guy in profile; the color choice and detail is great, and the only thing that confuses me a bit is his eye, feels like that's a rather extreme angle for his eye to be at (I could be wrong though ). great stuff though, keep at it!
Thanks Onir! And i realize you are very correct about the eye it was bothering me very much when i drew it.
Anyhow, some more pics. Long time since a update.
Dsg blue... Not finished.
Just something pointless to make time go.
Some random character design... ermm... test? Will paint it.
And a WIP. It's gonna be his WoW character meeting with a molten giant.
I'm gonna try to studie some vehicles to get better at that... And i'm gonna try to design at least 1 character, 1 environment, 1 vehicle and 1 creature a day. Let's see for how long i can keep up. :]
I was really inspired after looking through a couple of sketchbooks. So thank you everyone!
Like the skull studies and perticularly like the mark making shown on this one:
Also like how simple you indicated the form on this:
Im not much of a fan of your use of the chalk brush however. Its grainy but its personal preferance I guess. Love to see more of those studies.
grainy brushes for the win
Love the studies and digitals - you really have a good eye for colour and light, and far better eye to hand control then eye - cheers.
och din gröna DSG var soft, vill rendera så
SB. p31 updated 25.04.2012.
Bendragon: Thanks! I didn't like the way it behaved... so I have experimented with it alot since then and I'm getting close to get it how I want it to be.
Dan liimatta: Mmmmm, grain! I love the way it looks afterwords. Thanks!
Skämtar du? Dina dsg's är ju skitsnygga! Älskar din koll på färg!
Bigassupdate... *shoots self* Why the hell do I wait so long between... Okay... once a week... ONCE A WEEK... I will update... except in april, then I'll be in japan.
Following pictures aren't neccesarily in chronologic order.
Cgtalk Daily sketch, Tyrant and Rebel.
This one was taken with my mobile phone. It's drawn with Markers and white crayon.
A christmaspresent for my brother. My brother + WoW = true.
Some pictures from school. Mobile phone camera again... 1 Still-life, 1 Sp, 1 model drawing. Charcoal and white dry pastel on tinted paper.
My January entry for the Monthly Gnomon contest. ( if you don't know about this, go here http://forums.thegnomonworkshop.com/...isplay.php?f=2 )
2 minute quickies
Last edited by ogar555; March 6th, 2007 at 02:05 AM.