Been reading CA for a little while now, though i'd add my 2 cents. I'm a Melbourne 3d artist by trade, getting into 2d more as an escape from technology than anything else.
Feel free to crit, comment... I am here to get ultimate contol of my pencil. Moo hoo ha ha ha ha (evil laugh)
There's scatterings of Loomis, bridgeman, hogarth etc... any book I can get my hands on. There's scratchings from life, and imagination too...
Shout out to Bumskee, Erilaz and Jim K.
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here's some late nights sketches from photos I took of randoms in the city.
Will get onto some more studies over the weekend.
Yay! You drew 90 degrees back man!
Great to see you starting to pummel out the goods publicly. Now the real fun begins.
Welcome to CA. Goood studies here. Keep em up. Would like to see some life studies soon.
some sketches from the city sketch group with Jim k & Erilaz, and gestures from imagination and reference.
not real happy with any of these... I've been doing too much anatomy studies from other artists and not putting them into my own practical application. I'll try and do some more original stuff over the week.
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Heya Knoxie its a bout time you posted up your stuff here !!!
The results of your hard work over the last few months is really showing now.
The guitar dudes are an excellent likeness !!!
Go Hard !!!!
Man... i'm really having trouble getting results that I'm happy with using the wacom.
I find that the strokes that I do slowly come through real shakey, and the strokes that I do a little faster aren't as accurate. I'm guessing that will all come out with practise.
+some tram doodles.
Very nice sketches here Knoxie,fluid and diverse,I would like to see some more anatomy 'round here though,get busy chop,chop!
Heya Carl!!! you cow.. how's things? u missing me and all?
I know you are. hehe.. nice to see you back in action! draw more!!!
watch them lines and proportion. punch jim for me.
Erilaz: I used to remember what fun was.... now it's frustrating! lol
Envisor: Hey thanks fro dropping by. I've been doing anatomy studies, but not really posting them. Been focusing on torso, pelvis and legs. Should get onto arms soon.
Jim Kalogiratos: Hey Jim! What happened to your sketch book? there haven't been updates in ages!
Notorious K.A.B: Thanks for the advice. I'm a bit like you I think... jumping from anatomy, to faces, to concept, to life... This is going to be a long journey.
Bumskee: Hey Bum. Of course I miss you you damn emo! How was the Sydney workshop?
Here's some anatomy studies; mostly of legs. Went down to the skate park to get out of the house yesterday. There's a quick page of stuff from down there.
Conference was awsome.. something to remember for life definitely. The workshop was really relaxing and casual. David Kassan was so casual and an awsome teacher.. I think we did so many stupid silly things as much as drawing and painting. heheh. Awsome!
You going sketching today mate?
it's funny how things look better in colour even tho it should be same as a pencil. these look good, just ermm make sure you try and copy them as close as possible! it will be a good "observation" skill too. also watch the calf muscle, they don't quite split right in the middle.
As for quick sketches.. try capturing the silhouette and then work your way towards detail of you get time. I notice you are starting from top and that tends to stretch the bottom details. (having said this, I suffer from this too..)
good to see you digging in, are you doing those DSG? I am going to start jumping in! cheers, Min
Min: You'll have to post some of the stuff you did at the workshop.
I'll be heading out with Jim later today... not sure if anyone else will rock up though with it being Easter Sunday... and it's actually damn cold today too.
I'll keep that in mind about the silhouettes. Thanx. Will post the days sketches later tonight. i've got this bad habit of starting with the heads and then moving on.... and then noticing later that the head are way too small. Hopefully this silhouette tech will help.
I've been checking the DSG.. and doodling ideas, but nothing polished yet. Once I've done my anatomy studies I'll have some fun with that I hope.
sunday sketch with Jim K and Binge.
From ref. mostly... really having trouble with value... I'll put it on the list. bahaha..... man that list is getting longer everyday.
yeah I know I do that all the time.. stretching the crap out of people.. I think I am going to do the same and do more on working with the overall shape of things rather than just work from top down.
I am also kinda puzzled with values more these days.. heh, I think the key is to see things in planes.. bridgman is kinda good for that I think, he simplifies a lot and shows things in simple forms.
also keep clothing and folds separate. I remember someone saying a simple approach to clothing and folds is to make them quite tight. then u only have to worry about where the tension is on them. I think it's a great advice.
keep going mate!
Thanks min.... I'll give breaking down values into planes a try on the next sketches. I'll give clothing a miss right now I think, and focus on anatomy and nude models.
I used to love clothing and doing the folds without lifting the pen.. and I was afraid of the naked body, now it's the other way around. i'll put clothing on the list too.
Thanks again. When are you moving back to Sydney? we'll all have to do a road trip to come visit you... wait a minute... you can come visit us you lazy bum.
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