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Thread: Faxtar's Sketchbook
December 4th, 2006 #31
i think that your painting in particular shows heaps of talent, your choice of where shadow lies and where light sits is spot on. cant wait to get back to uni next year and do as much life drawing as you seem to be doing. Thanks for your sb it was realy nice looking through.
this this this is my sketchbook
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December 12th, 2006 #33
DeMoon-- Thanks DeMoon! I'm trying to study the anatomy as much as I can.
Gleeson-- Thanks for looking through my book! Yeah, lifedrawing seams to help alot, I highly recommend it. If you dont have a live model you can always draw from a mirror.
December 12th, 2006 #34Registered User
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very nice stuff man...
December 13th, 2006 #35
Your figure drawings are incredible!! Good work!!
December 13th, 2006 #36
Very cool stuff! I like your life drawings, and I admir your great control of different media as you shown in this thread, in particular I love your pencils.
Only one critic, if I can permit this hazard, is in your characters without references. Infact like this http://conceptart.org/forums/attachm...1&d=1163546588
the figures seems rigid and without energy, instead the energy that you put in your life drawings.
Keep more of this quality works
December 18th, 2006 #37
December 18th, 2006 #38
Your a superb artist I love the flow you produce in ur peices. Would love too see more reflections in the eyes, or is the darkness done on purpose ? Either way theyre great.
December 18th, 2006 #39
December 27th, 2006 #40
kuroart-- Thanks, I will.
Aphex™-- Thanks, I am usually a little hesitant to play around with the eyes too much I think I'm afraid of messing it up. But you're right I should add little more reflections and definition to the eyes. Maybe I should sit closer to the model to get a clearer look at the eyes. Thanks!
January 22nd, 2007 #41
January 22nd, 2007 #42
Very nice update, great works like usual.
Keep it up, ciao
January 22nd, 2007 #43Registered User
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January 22nd, 2007 #44
Wow such elegant life studies I really like how you can capture simple form and subtle changes in tonal value... mmm... you use chalk pastel, right? I always find I get that stuff all over my hands and get nasty fingerprints all over my arts.
So... let's see sommore of your concepts eh?
January 28th, 2007 #45
Dreamworker:: Thanks man.
designboot:: Thanks, will do.
bunny:: I used to use pastel, everything after November 3 is charcoal on smooth newsprint. I usually don't have a problem keeping fingerprints off my arts, keeping it off my face is another story. I def. need more concepts though, good point, thanks!
Last edited by Faxtar; June 26th, 2007 at 12:39 AM.
February 19th, 2007 #46
February 19th, 2007 #47
hoooly! damn! lovely stuff man. Im definitely bookmarking this. Where are you studying man? I know you said you were using charcoal, but what kind? http://www.dickblick.com/categories/charcoal/ I like the look of the charcoal better then my figure drawings in pencil seen in my sketchbook.
March 2nd, 2007 #48
rblitz7:: Thanks. I'm over here at Watts Atelier. I am using Conte charcoal 1710 B (the black ones with a gold stripe on top) sharped to a long taper on smooth newsprint.
Jens:: Thanks Jens, hopefully things will get crazier.
Last edited by Faxtar; June 26th, 2007 at 12:37 AM.
March 14th, 2007 #49
March 14th, 2007 #50
March 14th, 2007 #51
Very nice rendering and technique. A lot of improvement since the beginning too. The structure isn't quite as consistent, keep trying to push that with your line drawings. If you can nail that 3d volume in your line drawings, it'll be that extra little bit to turn good drawings into great ones. Overall, really nice looking SB.
March 14th, 2007 #52
March 16th, 2007 #53
this is all really great work. i must say. i really like your digital paintings your figures kinda remind me of mine. except a more loose? maybe?...not sure. but you are further along then i am thats for sure. drop me a line and tell me what you think.
March 20th, 2007 #54
Fishspawn:: My school break is coming up in a week and hopefully I can get some more variety in this sketch book. Thanks!
AvatarJimmy:: Thanks for the advice, sometimes I think I am alittle quick to jump into value and skip nailing down the proportions, which is something I need to do. Thanks!
Zord:: Thanks, cheers.
Small up date with an almost finished illustration...
March 25th, 2007 #55
March 25th, 2007 #56
goddamn!! you are f*ckin' good!
April 11th, 2007 #57
Here is more stuff...
An arctic un-dead creature for COW
girl portrait in Painter
some unfinished thing
another girl in Painter
two life drawings
My COW sketch
Some textures I made for future use in digital paintings, feel free to use them if you want.
And an unfinished COW 'living trap'
doodle thing, toned the paper with charcoal firsts.
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April 11th, 2007 #58Registered User
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whered you learn to draw?
May 13th, 2007 #59
June 26th, 2007 #60