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June 16th, 2007 #1
The Awesome Art of Amontillado
Some ballpoint pen sketches from occasional free-time at work over the past few months... thus the lined paper - all i had
Tell me what you think!
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You always comment on mine, glad you finally have a sketchie so I can comment on yours
Lookin pretty darn good actually. You faces are nice, the bodies are good but somewhat more formless in comparasin. I'd also reccomend getting a decent sketchbook but as long as you're practicing it's all good.
Hope to see more
June 16th, 2007 #3
Glad you like Yeah, I tend to over-focus on facial expression 'n' stuff; perhaps I should pay more attention to bodies
And yes, I have a real sketchbook or two And more sketchies lurkin' around.. stay tuned!
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Nice start, show us more. I'd like to see some pencils. Good horses. I feel sorry for Medusa, she looks so downcast...Watch out for Piranhas
June 16th, 2007 #7
Listing -- Sketchies from life will be forthcoming, no worries
Blaz -- Thx so much!
Piranha Clan -- Great!!! That was exactly the response I wanted for Medusa! Everyone depicts her as evil; I thought I'd go more for "I didn't ask to look like this"..
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Wow you must have a lot of free time at work LOL. I loved your sketches. Did you look at anything (horse books/etc) while drawng or was this all from your head?
June 16th, 2007 #9
JessicaNoel -- Glad you like my SB The horses are straight out of my head, due to the many many years I've been poring over "Draw Horses" books, horse calendars, breeding magazines, you name it! Some sketchies had photo refs (the colonial guys, the Indian girl with butterfly fairies).. but most of this stuff was non-ref.
And here we have a still-life I did recently; a "congrats on getting married" card I made for friends [paintmarker, watercolors, and black pen]; and one of my valiant efforts at Photoshop painting -- I'm still very much a n00b!!!
June 16th, 2007 #10
It's really great how all your sketches are done in pen!!! I would not be able to draw with pen and have my sketches look that good.Everyone's creative acts, whatever they may be, make constructive form out of the apparent formlessness of our lives ~ Rollo May
June 16th, 2007 #11
Thx, Shobunkin Very often, it's what happens to be handy, so... lots of experience with it.
June 18th, 2007 #12
I agree with Shobunkin ur Pen drawings are great. Some anatonomy & proportions studies may help to get more dynamic into ur characters. Ur facial expression is so nice too.
Thankz for stopping by at mime. Keep the pen up man! And Draw
June 18th, 2007 #13
laFlo: Thanks! Yeah, my figures can be kinda stiff... Workin' on that...
Latest pencil productions:
1) ran across PoseManiacs -- fun!
2) quick sketch, as tonite was one of those "Ja, harness up the rams! I ride!" nights
June 19th, 2007 #14
Oh! I love the roses. I like that the outline is red, while the roses would be red. The girl shortly after that is also very pretty. It is somewhat difficult to make "pretty" people when you draw. And that one has a natural beauty that would be found in a real person, but the hair gives her a magical quality. Your faces are also coming nicely. Good veriety.
Great stuff, and thanks for visiting my thread!
June 19th, 2007 #15
Love the horses, definitely a strength! I also like how you captured the different emotions with the head shots. The dragon at the top is awesome too. Nice job. Keep em coming!
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