Page 6 of 12 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 LastLast
Results 151 to 180 of 340
  1. #151
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #152
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Character potraits from mind, A3 size neck muscle study, skull looking down and inked with G-pen and some environment thumbnails from reference.

  4. #153
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    I'm maybe going to work this out by redrawing it etc. Just a concept for now.

  5. #154
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Some good old Bridgman studies, try to do a series of the from Complete guide to drawing from life.

  6. #155
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    198
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 19 Times in 18 Posts
    i like your cloth study idea.I'm going to do something like that.
    learn anatomy in a way that you can apply it to your own drawings.
    when you are drawing a character in perspective,you can first draw a box to set up your character easier (read looms book to learn it better)
    and i have a suggestion to (but you can refuse it )
    try to learn realistic head drawing before getting into the anime
    at all,you are doing it well.keep it up
    Need your critique
    My Sketchbook

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to hmanafi For This Useful Post:


  8. #156
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    hmanafi: Thank you for your reply. I experimented a while a go with boxes , I had some trouble getting the perspective and body parts look more natural, but I will look into it some time. Same goes to the head drawings, I'm aware of the anime influence in my work yes. It's something I like, but I'm not afraid to look past it.

    Alright then! This is the last post of the year, have some Bridgman and a happy and artistic new year!

  9. #157
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Not technically a fresh start of new year, but my last drawings/studies from 2007, which I made on old years evening. Characterdesigns.com reference studies, due to lack of real nude models I have to rely on this then...

    I included the original images with the studies to get the idea what model I referenced from and how many mistakes you can spot . The first drawing got chopped off by the scanner, I did draw her right hand and foot. The image has been altered to fit the drawings composition.

  10. #158
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Attachment 271713
    Guilty Gear's ABA in cut out style.

    Attachment 271714
    The waitress from the back cover of Witch Cat #2. It's from last summer I believe.

    Attachment 271715
    A quick concept doodle of a young witch practicing witch craft.

  11. #159
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Melbourne, Australia
    Posts
    213
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
    i like the anime influence you got going on here. Don't forget to get some more realistic face studies out though every once in a while as I think it helps learn the planes and form of the head.

    and those last life drawings came out really well, your shading style is nice and clean. And you also inpired me to pick up my bridgman studies again

    all the best and keep drawing,
    chris
    Ninja code forbid me to use door

    NEW SKETCHBOOK!!!

    i can haz folio wip: WEBSITE

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to Nizza_waaarg For This Useful Post:


  13. #160
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    1,122
    Thanks
    146
    Thanked 183 Times in 154 Posts
    those figurative studies are really looking great, the gesture is captured pretty good... One thing i would work on is value, i'm not a fan of the diagonal background lines as well, they give the image to much linear movement... Although the hatch style one was quite nice

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to Smarty For This Useful Post:


  15. #161
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Posts
    1,561
    Thanks
    82
    Thanked 201 Times in 120 Posts
    hey, you've got a very nice book here, lots of progress which is always good. the studies, especially the technical anatomy and shoes are very very strong. i would recommend watching your imagination drawings though and incorporating what you learn from the studies more closely. the bodies are very solid but you seem to fall back on symbols for facial features and head structures instead of feeling out the volumes of the forms in the face. don't be afraid to work into these drawings with some vale too, while your lines are very solid adding just some minimal value to your drawings can help really make them feel more like objects in 3 dimensional space. in any case you work shows you are persistent and dedicated and you will go far.

  16. The Following User Says Thank You to invinciblewombat For This Useful Post:


  17. #162
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Bath, England.
    Posts
    52
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Haha, wow that piece which looks like its cut out of paper is awesome! Loving the bridgman studies, very fluid, also I really like the building in number 152, got a cool feel to it

  18. #163
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    First of all, thanks for your comments while I was abscent. I really appreciate your critiques so I can look in other ways to study. Answering them now:

    Nizza_waaarg: Thanks, yeah the head thing again. I always go into the simple structure, because I don't like to overdo too detailed faces. Not as an excuse, it's a annoying thing I can't learn my self off yet from and it has become something automatic.

    smartkyle: I see it now myself and I have to agree, it looks odd.

    invinciblewombat: Thank you for your post. I'm very certain I have to give the head and the facial expressions more attention instead of the regular body studies, it suffers from it I guess. I'll try to be more careful with the lineart, giving it more a depth feel. I should practice this as well since i'm 'afraid' to mess things up with my lineart. I should'nt be afraid though, although it is easier said then done I guess.

    MattLloyd: Hello fellow sketchgrouper! Thanks for your post!!

    Ok, it's very sad but true: I did'nt do much anyway since the last post. Thanks to some school stuff and a sudden flu. I so hate being ill.

    I'm busy with an environment, a witch's room I guess in some castle, which is cylinderal and there is the big obstacle, I'm not familiar with cylinderal depth that much and espacially the stairs hurt, so I took a pause with this drawing and see how I could do it better. And a folds studie from Loomis.

    (attachment is being weird to me)

    Attachment 285900

    Attachment 285901

    Attachment 285902

  19. #164
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Attachment 287203

    Just a start to practice faces again. This is Hogarth stuff, so I hope it's good to learn from his head drawings, since he's critiqued pretty much because he's too stylistic.

    Attachment 287204

    Work In Progress. It's the witch girl experimenting with witch craft. She's going to mess up her witch crafting though... More inkwork will be added with high contrast shading.

  20. #165
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    278
    Thanks
    114
    Thanked 197 Times in 100 Posts
    Awesome work so far! You're studies are nice and clean.

    I've taken the liberty of altering some of you images to show you some things I've noticed.

    One, work on perspective more heavily. You're using a straight edge, I can tell, but you need to use it more carefully. I've seen your perspective studies, and they look tight, but your recent WIP has angles shooting all over the place.

    Second, character balance. The human body can be broken down into a series axises. Use these guiding lines to distribute weight and better understand how the human body deals with different stresses being applied to it. For instance, the right arm of the waitress needs to be higher, as we can see from drawing and axis through the body.

    I hope that helps. If you can nail the perspectives, your artwork will look much tighter and natural.

  21. The Following User Says Thank You to The Fez For This Useful Post:


  22. #166
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Odin_ 052: I'm very glad with your critique and paintovers. This will give my self a better idea to approach perspective. A big 'thank you' to you!

    Characterdesigns.com stuff, I'm not pleased at all how it came out. First has too high hips and misplaced nipples and the second one was'nt really serious anymore; butt is to short.

    A step by step skull study from Gary Faigan. Horrible horrible pencils...

    Attachment 287878

    Attachment 287879

    Attachment 287880

  23. #167
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    A head sculpt, I wanted to sculp for a while and since I got some clay, I decided to make a head with it, because i'm practicing them at the moment. I know it's not the best head proportion wise, but I was never a great sculper to begin with. But it was certainly fun!

    And some simple eyes studies, the ones at the bottom are redrawn of how I think it would look like with more detail.

    Attachment 288729

    Attachment 288730

    Attachment 288732

    Attachment 288733

    Attachment 288734
    Last edited by Whitevillage; January 31st, 2009 at 05:38 PM. Reason: SP's deleted

  24. #168
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    278
    Thanks
    114
    Thanked 197 Times in 100 Posts
    Your studies look very tight and refined, and I can see definite improvement in your sketches. For instance, the way you drew heads and faces at the top of the page compared to how you're drawing them now: everything is balanced and proportional. Keep up the good work!

  25. #169
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Odin052: Thanks man. Well, I think the point is that my heads from imagination are not on the same level as my SP's. Still working on it, the Whitevillage must draw good heads!!

    Just another Loomis head and a Cammy coloured with coloured ink (Ecoline). Lot's of mistakes but I needed some fresh artistic air, if you know what I mean.

    Attachment 289493

    Attachment 289492

  26. #170
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Drew some heads from imagination to check up if I improved and Bridgman studies.

  27. #171
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    278
    Thanks
    114
    Thanked 197 Times in 100 Posts
    Your Bridgman studies are coming along nicely. About the Cammy/streetfighter fan-art. I do not know if this was your objective or not, but Cammy has seemingly lost any sort womanly appearance. This is not to say that some women do not become overtly muscular, but you will find that the muscular definition of an athletic woman is usually less pronounced than an athletic man. The sort of musculature you chose for Cammy, I'm sorry to say, if sort of contradictory to the sensuality of the pose.

  28. #172
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Bristol, UK
    Posts
    1,122
    Thanks
    146
    Thanked 183 Times in 154 Posts
    The last bridgeman stuff is looking really strong, especially the arm. The cammy has numerous anatomy errors, I think its just applying what youve learnt from your bridgeman into other things. In particular is how you seem to bend the knee, its looks a little squashed.

    I agree with Odin, I know capcom girls are very muscular but alot of it is suggested through value in the forms. Not drawing out every single muscle.

  29. #173
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    Odin_52 and Smartkyle: Thanks. I'll keep it in mind to not get too carried away with the muscles next time.

    I decided to start with gestures, hoping it will improve my poses from imagination more. These where from gymnastics photo's.

    Bridgman studies, fold types and heads.

  30. #174
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Bath, England.
    Posts
    52
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    I like the latest update, the body studies are nice and fluid and the fabrics looking good. Keep at it!

  31. #175
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    1,024
    Thanks
    67
    Thanked 417 Times in 296 Posts
    You are making studies hard, this is the way to go i believe and i can already see progress from the beginning.

    I think i know the recipe for you, the same stuff i will be trying myself next.
    You should take a clock with you and make 1 hour or more just imagination pose studies using 60s on each pose and then moving on to the next. the idea is to get drawing more fiqures in quantity and drawing fluid, trying to push yourself into drawing important shapes that defines posture and leaving unimportant shapes for retouching.

    If 1 minute is too short then 2-3 minutes are fine also (but you'll draw less). Imagine if you do this for few hours, you have drawed over 100 poses and that should make something as a practise.

    keep posting!

    (i found about this wonderful place after this post so decided to add it here if you don't know it allready, might be useful to draw session of reference from here as well: http://www.posemaniacs.com/blog/ )
    Last edited by Nettle_Mountain; February 15th, 2008 at 04:38 PM. Reason: spelling mistakes, sorry
    MY SKETCHBOOK IN BIG LETTERS: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=116474
    COMPLETE LIST OF THE FORGOTTEN SKETCHBOOKS: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...=1#post1992378

  32. The Following User Says Thank You to Nettle_Mountain For This Useful Post:


  33. #176
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    MattLoyd: Thanks! I should do more fabrics though, they can be fun afterall for me.

    Nettle Mountain: That certainly sounds like a good advice, I tried a couple of times the 'draw 30 or 60 seconds poses' from Posemaniacs, which I thought was okay to do. I'll try the 1 to 3 minutes figure drawing since I can be a bit too critical and slowing the progress.

    Tada! It's ressurection time!!1

    Haven't updated for a while because got some technical computer problems and the first weeks of my internship kicked in as well. Talking about kicking, I should get my ass kicked to draw more... there goes my promises for 2008 already.

    Attachment 304008 Attachment 304010

    Attachment 304011 Attachment 304012

    Attachment 304013 Attachment 304014

    Attachment 304017 Attachment 304018

    Attachment 304019

    Attachment 304020

    Attachment 304021

  34. #177
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    A beautiful island:P
    Posts
    605
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked 34 Times in 34 Posts
    Hi Whitevillage, thanks fro dropping by my sb.
    You're experimenting with various technique and subject, that's nice practice. I think you can do more of those side-by-side photo study, which helps you see the whole figure. And look how light perform on the body.

    Keep it up!
    It should always be bore in one's mind that he must be responsible for his life........

    Welcome to My !!!!!

  35. The Following User Says Thank You to UnSharpened For This Useful Post:


  36. #178
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    The Netherlands
    Posts
    688
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked 94 Times in 63 Posts
    UnSharpened: Thanks for the advice on doing more of these. Haven't done that for a while as well.

    Okay, gesture stuff that Nettle Mountain adviced and bridgman stuff. Should do more indepth anatomy again as well and photo studies. Shit, too much to learn from...

  37. #179
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Emonti - South Africa
    Posts
    2,490
    Thanks
    662
    Thanked 650 Times in 613 Posts
    Lots of good studies man - check your proportions on some of your faces tho

  38. #180
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Bulgaria/Germany
    Posts
    813
    Thanks
    28
    Thanked 128 Times in 119 Posts
    great improving dude,keep that way
    Cheers!

Page 6 of 12 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. SketchBook: ZuluSplitter learn to paint and draw - need a lot of critique - update 29.03
    By ZuluSplitter in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: March 29th, 2010, 03:04 PM
  2. Art: learn paint.
    By Alin in forum Finished Art
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: November 23rd, 2009, 09:20 PM
  3. Art: Glintx artworks 2009 new works update (2007-2009)
    By Glintx in forum Finished Art
    Replies: 88
    Last Post: April 7th, 2009, 10:42 PM
  4. do i have to learn how to paint?
    By riceface in forum Art Discussions
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: September 8th, 2008, 09:51 PM
  5. trying to learn to paint
    By davi in forum Art Critique Center
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: September 11th, 2002, 04:33 PM

Members who have read this thread: 1

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Developed Actively by the makers of the Best Amazon Podcast