Thanks, Frank, here's another one I just made:
No screenprinting yet, just handpainting. Yeah, a t-shirt exchange would be cool. PM me and let me know what you want to do.
Yup, it's official, you've leveled up. The flower is absolutely lovely and I like the use of lighting on the two faces. The back face has more believable volume because you kept your values closer and didn't let any skin highlights slip into white.
Big ups, Nick!
That water color of the flower is really beautiful, I like how you have handled the leaves.
It´s hard to critique the last ones as they are so loose. I´m not sure if it´s the scan but some of the shadows on the cloth seems to be too dark.
Is that Mario in the last one?
Good form on the fabric study, most of it is very readable, even though it's only line...which is hard to do! I also dig these recent self portraits. I think the two made with washes work a bit better because the have more sensitive treatment of the shift in light. I really like the glowing flesh tone you've achieved in the third, but all the shadows are so hard that the form gets flattened out. Half of the face in shadow is nicely done. Subtle and luminous.
Whoa shit, that sculpture just went bam in my face. That thing looks sick, along with the sketch. Let that painting do it justice.
Great stuff my friend! You are working hard, that´s nice
I agree with Brinkman about the portraits. I also like the first two ones best. There is some very nice modeling going on. The wolf painting turned out great, nice work with the values! I actually like the first one a lot too. The chilimonster is awesome Interesting to see how the painting turns out.
The surgeon image is a bit confusing, (the two images below it aren´t showing up for me). Is that supposed to be the same hand but in motion? The painting turned out nice but I think the feet should have stayed inside the edges. That would give it more depth. Then again perhaps you wanted to emphasis that he is crossing over to the dream world?
I like your thoughts on dynamic art and will comment that in my sketchbook.
The experiments and studies are great, keep it up!
The in-class figure painting has really nice color and values, good work! I'm also digging the design of the little kid and body builder piece. I think the pink and blue painting turned out well, for the most part, but could use a little more value range. What I mean is the the only dark value is smack dab in the middle of the painting, which is a viable lighting scenario for the seated figure if you where to punch some equally dark shadows in the crease of his clothes and the chair... but it'd still be very centered... I think you could push the values a bit darer in the pink areas to help draw the eye around and add some depth. Currently the value structure is actually serving to flatten the space.
I like the animal studies and crazy color pictures too! Keep crankin' dude!
Nice work man - you have a very versatile range. Keep it up