oalexis,thanks,they were def. fun to make
brunopicinini (now there's a name!), people are right when they say you need to build a visual library first. (which is why i ain't good with clothing ) you should buy a small sketchbook that you can carry with you everywhere,and a small mechanical pencil (no sharpener ). when you're out in town,and bored you can sketch the people around you,the way they sit,the way the act,etc. look at many different sketchbooks around this site,and see if you pick up tricks here and there. that's my favourite way of learning new things,just looking at as many pics as possible,and observing closely what you can learn from them,even if they're not top of the line. the more you know,the easier it will be to create something. me,f.ex.,i love studying the human body,the way everything connects,acts,and counteracts. it's an endless source of entertainment,and i'm not only talking bout drawing boobs . subconsiously i'm probably picking up alot more from other artists than i'm aware of,but knowingly picking up something really helps learn faster. (certain ways someone helps himself simplifying a hand,f.ex.)
phew,ok,on to new sketches.
finally bought myself a small sketchbook to take around,lots of fun,and certain to impress when you know what you're doing ("emo" pic was done in full drunk-on mode )
experiment of drawing the same char over and over,with different clothing and age.
from the sketchsession with corky on tuesday (retarded half-sister of paris hilton with gasmasked chihuahua )
aaand bought myself a new big sketchbook aswell (finally),with obligatory introduction page (and sketchbook count). tried to make this creature one of my most disgusting ones,and beside the obvious penor i fucked up the twist of his arm bad enough to make it painfully disturbing . trying to decide if i should render him further.
edit: ohh,lookit that,page 4.
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Very cool sketchwork
Moving forward and getting better....
Remember that when it comes to art like everything else <> if your not moving forward you are backing up,.,.,
Sketchbook 18 WOOT!
Thanks for dropping by and feeding the monkey.... I will always return the favor.... may take awhile but it will get done.....
thank you for all the kind replies.
mr.mentler,always worth the wait.
sorry,i'm in a complete coffein shock right now so that's all i could manage.
hopefully i'll have calmed down in time for today's sketchsession with corky in the evening.pld:
wow man, I haven't checked your stuff for a while, how the fuck did you progress so much!.
love your sketchbook introduction. love it, like it, adore it, love it, crazy of it, fancy it, love it(3th)
everything is chill here. nice texture btw. ;D
Old sketchbook: 0shade0
Yo!! watch those knees, you need to work on understanding
the skeleton more, some of the legs of your girls look slightly bone less,
draw some skeletons in different positions, and try adding more
straight lines on the drawings, rythms are constructed by
placing straight lines versus curved ones,
see how Kevin Chen uses round forms next to square hard forms on the legs
thats what I think you are missing.
Ok that about it for now Pimp Daddy, KEEP WORKING!!!!
your getting better, just make sure you keep studying yer anatomy.
thanks for all the kind replies,i'm totally not used to praise
artraid-i think i spent a good 2-3 hours on that ratman,but thanks,you're right
gnoll-ahh yes,colour,my arch nemesis.
maxe-good to hear from you man,you're right i need to study my legs,although i hate to admit it
aight,time for pencils. didn't work to the best of my knowledge/skills this week,my little sister's been in hospital all week,returning today,and nobody's been able to tell yet what she's got. *bit anxious*
carrying around the minibook is getting more n more fun,you can observe how drunk you are by the quality of your sketches,if you're bored you can do stuff and your friends will be all over you drawing something
meh...although the gestures on the right were rather fun afterall.
bit inspired by gnoll's animals,had really fun.
leg studies and randomness.
and apart from all that i've had great fun playing "the movies" again. making short films is fun.
sister got back,aparently she just leads a bad lifestyle,(irregular meals and too little water during the day) which lead(s) to too low blood pressure,headache lasting two weeks and randomly passing out. let that be you a lesson kids.
(i'm still glad she's back and it's nothing worse,afterall she's just 14... )
bleh photoshop doodle,kinda fun to make though.
hehehe never thought i could inspire anyone really, but thanks a lot, this made my day
'bout creatures, always make sure you check out real animals anatomy similar to what you are trying to design to make 'em look beliavable.
Only other suggestion i can give you is to try and spend more time with sketches.Lines are wobbly, insicure some times and it doesn't take long time to clean up.Keep in mind linewweight too.Make sure you poses are balanced not only in a 3d way but in a graphic way to, give them a balanced rythm.
Just my two cents, hope you don't mind
keep sharing man
Nice SB you got here, you sure make some very fun critters! This is probably my favorite so far, disgusting, disturbing, as many "dis" as I can think of... totally cool!
Keep at it!
Arrgghhh, damn you Carnifex! Now I've seen that demon penis I can't un-see it!!
You're doing very well with your monsters/characters designs. Guess the only suggestion I can make is to do more life drawings/color pieces (man, I need to more of those as well).
gnoll -ahh,you caught me. i've been rushing things too much it seems. yet again.
dragonsnail-then i achieved my goal. glad to hear
corky -ahh,nope,didn't. i should though...
jeri-hehe,give in to the cawk and you're spot on.
was at a party with good friends yesterday. drunk doodle. came out surprisingly well.
and some stuff from today. tried to keep it slow and focused. (GAH i need to train my legs!)
Hey Carneh, loving the creature in the top left. The one with the face full of teeth
See if you can develop that further, mabye it`s a pet? Somthing similar to a dog just a bit haywire? Does it have a master? What does he look like? How tough does one need to be to own one of those beasts? Or is it just a big softy?
Some ideas for ya
lookin' pretty good man.
Not yet slow n focused enought but it takes time.My main suggestion is try and look for reference to incorporate in your drawings, not in an explicit way...you can use a picture to reference lighting, pose, shapes n stuff...
keep pushing man!
(yea,it's the first,but this pic was created yesterday so i'm putting that in the date)
smokey186-thanks for the suggestions. might take it further with those in mind.
28chelseaslater-mmm,hangovers are no good for finishing stuff y'know?
gnoll-right as always,i'm always so reluctant when it comes to ref,for no good reason
need more finished works...
not in the mood...meh
mmm...had a look at some kopinski's (warhammer) and just had to doodle.
first pic i like today
had completely forgotten how easy and wonderful it is to draw male anatomy again,you can be so much more "blocky" instead of "curvy"
may even take this further,and it feels like ages since i've felt so the last time
now i just need to learn helmet design.
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yeah,i guess so gnoll...have decided to work on other stuff for the moment though
kinnas -damn you caught me,i tend to do that really as soon as i get unhappy with parts of the pic or have the feeling it's not worth doing it.
working on it though,lack of patience tends to screw me over.
wip 2 for the priest guy,i think i really like him...metal/gold pieces are really hard to render though...
You have a lot of good concepts.
You could tighten some up a bit though.
hmmm...wents out cool...tho` i would have chosen something a tad lighter for his helmet...it looks extremely massive. And you should check your scanner...the real deal looks much better...ever tried to sharpen the images up after scanning ? But as i said = the body is really nice =)
candra - i know thanks.
corky - the real deal is always better not sure what you mean by massive,but i'll have a look into it.
wip3, going for a more crocodile-like look...