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Thread: Eurayo's Crab Gumbo
July 6th, 2007 #31
Your pencil and pen skills are, to me, much much better than your digital painting skills. Some drawings like the woman in post 5 and a lot of stuff in post 21 are so nice than it seems a shame to cover them up with the airbrush tool. My advice would be to steer clear of the airbrush, go for some hard brushes and render in a style similar to your traditional media pieces here.
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Thanks, Monster tree.
I'm not using the airbrush tool on any of these. I start with hard edge brushes and eventually move into blending, but if the effect I'm getting with the tools I use give that impression, I'll definitely want to revisit my current technique. Most of this is experimental, though. I'll keep practicing.
I hadn't thought of bringing my pen and pencil drawing and sketching techniques into the computer. They seem like entirely different animals that only work on paper. I don't have enough control with line work using a tablet yet to simulate that kind of stuff, but It's worth trying. Maybe I can blend the two.
July 12th, 2007 #33
Did you see my comment on page 1?
A suggestion to the self portrait: A dragonfly flying above the eye's gaze.
July 12th, 2007 #34
Thanks. Here's another work in progress.
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November 14th, 2007 #39
Thanks. My teaching job keeps me busy. Hard to find time to just paint for fun. I'm able to squeeze in a few hours of sketching on public transit and figure drawing every week.
November 14th, 2007 #40
What'up man...takin'a look around.You'r' good in diferent media..nice pencil(or ink)work and nice digital stuff.keep going!
'I do not feel punished; rather purified'
'To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life.'Egon.Schiele'
November 16th, 2007 #41
Thanks. The next step for me is getting more proficient with digital sketching in a more spontaneous and expressive way. Here's some recent stuff:
November 16th, 2007 #42
November 18th, 2007 #43
I like pencils, except that they smudge easily, and fixative makes me dizzy. I'm working on an acrylic medium spritzing solution and/or applicator. Here are a couple more. Another thing I want to work on is expression. Everyone looks so blah...
November 18th, 2007 #44
Aye again, Euray. Your concepts, techniques, and thorough execution of spontaneous sketching has really begun to come to fruition. The latest batch from the breadbin bear a life of their own - a living quality that the viewer can visualize in movement.
Expressionism - A movement of the arts that emphasizes subjective expression of the artist's inner experiences. What you experience, the character experiences. You are the character - the character is the artist's inner form.
Keep doing you
December 29th, 2007 #45
January 7th, 2008 #46
The first of your digital roughs gives off a sense of longingness. The way I interpret it is that the woman is an Indian sitting inside of a tree trunk or atop a hammock, and around her is the chaos of otherworldly foreigners corrupting the environment around her. I'm looking forward to the final version.
January 8th, 2008 #47
Thanks for the feedback. Interesting take on the image. Sorry, but I can't delete and resize/post the other one. I've tried a couple of times but there's a glitch. Sorry for the overs-sized image small screen people.
January 9th, 2008 #48
A page of notes from Reveleations. It's funny how I started drawing dark, morbid stuff as soon as I sat down at my first presentation. I have a lot of typed and written notes to digest...
January 17th, 2008 #49
fun with life drawing and studying Hogarth. His book on heads has one of the most beautifully realized surveys of the diversity of human heads and features out there. I photocopied and clipped out some of his drawings months ago and recently pasted them in my sketchbook to practice from.
January 17th, 2008 #50
January 17th, 2008 #51
l love the last some portraits~ that's nice~
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January 21st, 2008 #52
Thanks Skorpi and Gardener!
Here's a work in progress and a sketch I did tonight at a café.
January 21st, 2008 #53
the pose isn't working on this one. gonna try making her a bit more skinny...
January 22nd, 2008 #54
Trying a more natural face in this version and working in more details...
March 23rd, 2008 #55
A work in progress
Working on sketching animals at the Oakland Museum of California.
April 5th, 2008 #56
some recent little caricatures...
April 27th, 2009 #57
A recent finished piece. Feedback welcome.
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Heya Nice SB! I'm impressed
I have no constructive comments besides the fact that it would be better if you use the ATTACHMENT MANAGER.
keep it up