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October 4th, 2006 #1
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The first sketch is a little old and the last two are this year.
October 4th, 2006 #5
Quick piece of art using a 1.00 canvas, pencil, pen, and watercolor.
October 5th, 2006 #6
You have a nice start here, but the main thing that I would work on is your anatomy. Some of your proportions are off, for instance, in your first post the left eye seems to be moving around to the side of the head and in the last post the head and the leg seem way to big for the torso. Other than that, I think that you have some good line work going on, so keep up the good work and it will pay off. Hope to see more.
October 5th, 2006 #7
I definitely have a trouble with the two Ps a lot: Proportion and Perspective. Something I hope that if I keep practicing I will overcome. Thank you for the critique, it is much appreciated.
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October 5th, 2006 #9
This is my progress on this image so far. I am ok with it but my digital painting is so so and I am little to reliant on the smudging tool IMHPO. I don't think its horrid but I know I need improvement. lol I most unhappy about the hair.
October 5th, 2006 #10
For a while I have been working on a goddess series. This is my interpretation of Pele, a Hawaiian Goddess.
October 5th, 2006 #11
This one I know has some proportion issues but it was a fun idea for me. Zombie mixed with Voodoo.
October 5th, 2006 #12
I love this little bird. I want to re-do him so this was some prelim work I did eons ago.
Last edited by Sanctuarie; October 10th, 2006 at 01:27 AM.
October 7th, 2006 #13
Working on playing with digital painting. This is by no means finished. lol
October 7th, 2006 #14
My Progress from above.
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October 8th, 2006 #17Originally Posted by goma14
I love ZOMBIES. heheeeee Creepy that they are.. I dunno I just like them. lol I think I like the Voodoo thing because of Roman Dirge's Lenore. That's one of the best characters ever. hehehe
My avatar is me. I just did some digital painting and morphed me'self into a kitty.
October 8th, 2006 #18Originally Posted by Sanctuarie
This is mostly to the last to digital portrait paintings. I think they could use stronger contrast in values and a slightly warmer tone overall especially the faces, unless you were really trying to go with greenish skin intentionally. Also try not to use solid whites for eye whites, this can make them seem unnatural. The look of the lips have a nice feel to them.
October 8th, 2006 #19
Yeah, I thought the skin a bit greenish. It wasn't the angle I was going for. I am still working with understanding the layering of colors.
A problem I also face is being I have a LCD monitor and I don't own a MAC, I know the colors are going to probably come up different than I see them on a CRT monitor.
I am an artist in progress but thanks for the tips on the eyes. My instinct is to use grays to work away from the stark solid white but I didn't pay attention and figured this out as an afterthought. I might be able to change it it. We shall see. hehe
October 8th, 2006 #20
Another area to work on would be the flatness of your figures. Think of them as shapes and form them from dark to light. I hope that helps a bit. Btw, I think that your Hawaiian goddess is by far your strongest piece. it just needs more darks, I think.
October 10th, 2006 #21Originally Posted by madplanet
December 9th, 2006 #22
I scrapped the last thing I was working. Just wasn't working for me. So, I did this instead....
It's just an attempt at a different style.
The idea of this piece came from a scene in Wonderful Days, a Korean Animated Film. I wanted to see if I could reproduce the position and lighting.
What I like least about the picture is the lips. I just couldn't get them the way I wanted.