i've chosen this carriage, and gave it a litle more detail,
the curly stuff in the middle with the litle door is supposed to be an animal cage in art nouveau style metal bars
Looking at your imaginative stuff compared to referenced pictures it looks like you need to study the basics of form. Don't neglect them as they'll you back in spades.
As great as your carriage is, I would like for you to put more thought into perspective and form.
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sick orc-ish cart! The wheels are looking a bit blocky though
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I said i was going to try to paint the girl from post #40 when my exams were over... and my exams are over so i did :p
I don't think i've done a bad job, but it doesn't really look like her :s
changed some litle accents
small highlits above the lip... barely worth uploading actually :p
Last edited by Elias Leonard; March 16th, 2013 at 08:04 PM.
*tried to make it better by adding a bigger contrast in the cup
Did it really quickly so it lacks the detail that the first one has
Last edited by Elias Leonard; February 28th, 2013 at 04:13 PM.
Great stuff Elias. I'm still seeing a minor lack in form in your work. Keep up the reference studies as they help you see and feel form. Imagine the object you are drawing piece by piece in 3-D space. Imagine how the light would hit it, wrapping around it revealing the form. Theres more to form that even i am still learning about but those factors jump out at me as the most important. Keep up the good work.
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can't get my paintings to look.. uhm... real?
my paintings look so childish... any tips on how to change that?!
I think i did somewhat of a good job on my soda can and maybe the bottle...
but the cars just dont have that feel to it :s
volume 2 :p
Last edited by Elias Leonard; March 20th, 2013 at 09:12 AM.
Nice sketchbook. There's such an improvement visible from even such a (relatively) short time ago as the first post. I especially love the self-conscious "#YOLO". I wish you hadn't apologised for that. I'm really enjoying the wine glass you did. I wouldn't worry about the 'cartooniness' though as it still looks very nice. Keep it up.
Wow, I skipped through the pages til now, and the improvement is awesome! At first your lines were too clean, but one could see your progress in every new picture!
That's very motivational for myself, as I'm trying to get into an art university myself and still got a lot of work to do! Keep up doing your stuff, I will drop by
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i'm kind of proud* of this one, it's not that great or anything.
*normally my speedpaints look like shit and i made this one without a lot of reference meterial(just took a quick peek at a sunset, as you can see my first sun was a pile of crap) and made it fairly fast. It's just some sort of a personal record i guess :p
Last edited by Elias Leonard; March 19th, 2013 at 02:43 PM.