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    Character Paintings and Practice

    Here are some stuff I've been working on. All personal projects that I've managed to sqeeze in after work. Most of them started from random marks.

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    Some studies from Photo.

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    these are all really gorgeous. I especially like the second, a lot of great hinted detail.
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    lovely work man. You seem to be playing with focus in a very lovely way, but I would get some more focus points clarified. My fave is the second one (and 3rd): if her face was slightely sharpened, I'd say perfect. Please post more, great work -

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    nice paintings! I like the 4th the most.
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    Really nice colours! Perhaps you should sharpen some of the edges.
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    Nice work! I agree with mr visions, some sharper edges could really make these peices stand out a whole lot more. some things look a bit to soft. 2nd is my fave. It would be nice to see you take that one further. Suhweet stuff!
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    hey mate, great job, I like number 2 and 4 starting from top the most. The other pictures are good too but the contrasts have been pushed abit too far for my taste. Good study as well
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    These are super!

    I am going to agree with Troll though on the edges. some of them are a bit too soft.

    great stuff though none the less.
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    Thanks a bunch for the comments and crits. I guess sharpening some edges, especially in focal areas will be an important thing to watch out for. As for contrast, I've been conciously pushing it recenlty. Perhaps a bit much. I would like to experiment with different ranges of value as well.
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    Beautiful stuff!! The geisha is my favorite.
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    nice stuff.
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    awesome color in the geisha's forehead!
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