Pff kingkostas, you're killing me with those updates
Keep going, even faster
wilkerson-Thank you !!!
CastorFiber- thanx thnx!!!
Lyno-ahha thank you very much !!
Ok first sorry for not posting lately, is just that this damn week i am writing exams everyday so i dont even have space(gap) to study for the next lesson
I found time to do something quick and post.
No ref , i will visit your sketchbooks soon
Thank you all for the great support!!!
ahhaahah omg you have been moving forward sooo much lately
Designs n figure work are looking better and better
I think you should really start to work for a better understanding of light and value.
Really really happy for you
oh yeah, I luv post 534, 608
Last edited by AK86; June 24th, 2009 at 05:38 AM.
'Iam what Iam' - Popeye The Sailor Man
Knights of Columbus! Great improvement Sir!!!
Damn, now I feel like such a slacker!
Can't help but laugh at "make your hands a 3d scanner", reminds me of my secondary school art teacher who avocated "feeling and touching" your subject, now I wonder why she didnt do much life drawing...
Keep up the great work!!
AK86-I will mate thnx !!!!I will work on everything
MacTire-hahaha thanks mate!!!
Ok here some concepts for today, i want to make a lot of things you all say, as work on costumes and such(as jakers said) and i wait to finish exams so that i can focus on art studies
See ya all !!!
This is one impressive SB!
I get tremendously inspired looking at your work. Especially those pencils. The anatomy work is wonderful as well, you seem pretty solid in that area already. Keep this up
AsaB-Thank you very much for the encouragement !!!!
Here what i did before sleep.The sketch was done in 5 minutes max, color took me 4 hours to finalize, because when i was in 60% of finishing , the programm crashed and i havent made a save, so i did the coloring again
As i say i am thinking about putting it in the contest but i am not sure anyway.
No ref and anatomy may seem a little off but i did it on purpose to depict something abnormal and in motion.
Its been a long time since i stayed on a piece for so much
See ya all and thnx for support!!!!
Love the character designs and that latest mecha! Looking forward to see more from you
wow what a hot sketchbook!
I love the design of the battlemaster its freaking awesome
on that last painting, the one with the wip steps, i liked step 3 the most as the finished one is a bit too overexposed.
anyway, as soon as i found out how to subscribe threads, I will subscribe this one
Zilrion-Thnx mate !!!
Texahol-Thnx mate, well i know the thing you say.The bad thing is that i go there to put it more right, maybe i am afraid of bright values ? thnx
patrickdeza-Thank you very much !!!
at least i found some more time to play around with some studies.I have to work harder after i finish with the exams
See ya and thnx for the support!!!
Cool stuff man, I like this last update. Speed reffing sounds pretty cool I might have to give that a go. Watch your proportions though, sometimes your legs can seem a bit too short. Female faces look good, keep it up.
Pyroclasm00-Thnx .Well sometimes i do the legs shorter because i want to give a more cartoony feel, but sometimes i do the false proportion, so you are right for some of them ,thnx for that, i have to train harder
Now something i am working on, dont know how far i will take it cause i have to study.Its all no Ref and speed, at least i manage to reach my anatomy skill on a point which i can work faster.
Lyno-Thank you very much !!i will try to take care of darkness
Ok here something fast, experimenting with textures (taken from photos on google).I actually hate this, i really do,
I have to learn someway to do nice and effective textures myself, with custom brushes.
Thnx for support
More studies.I earned some skill points with this,i dont know exactly where but we will see soon
All fast and no ref
(EDIT:adding a quick head, no ref)
Last edited by kingkostas; June 26th, 2009 at 10:27 PM.
Zou-Thank you very much mate !!! I made a brush with a little texture on it to put some grain and little traditional feel in the strokes.also some initial direction.
Here something really quick.Dont mind the anatomy, i didnt even checked it.
No ref,study on general quick color render and variation and experimenting.
Maybe will seem that i didnt get anything from that, but i think i took something
Awesome stuff as usual man!!
Regarding post #635, Great design but I can't help but imagine that firing once and then falling over with the recoil. I just imagine something (is it meant to be a character or mech?) would need beefier legs to support those guns.
#645 kinda reminds me of the art style of team fortress 2, but the nice realistic rendering on the fabric (sleeves etc) seems to clash with the almost cel-shaded nature of the face and armour, whilst the weapons seem somewhere in between. It may have been safer to stick to one of those styles. Though what could be cool is if you tried some colour passes, only with one cel-shaded and one highly rendered.
#650, no crit here, though that may be a bit onorthodox for office wear .
Great work on that abstract piece also and all those studies you've done in between. I'm quite tempted to do some of those myself now...
Keep up the great work!!
MacTire-THnx for the pointers mate !!!
Lyno-haha Thnx Lyno !!!you to
Walid D-Thank you very much mate !!!
Ok some more days of university exams and then i step back at the indie projects i am working on,and of course personal projects and studies!!!!
Then i will have to work even harder to step to the next level
Here something.At least i feel i can comfortable create various poses.These are all very fast and no ref(except the portrait of a friend i had on a photo on my cell phone(very small picture), of course i added my own things on this , i cant stand pure ref)
See ya all and thnx for the great support!!!
Something i did today.
I was bored in some time thats why i left some pieces unfinished and rushed.
No ref as usual.I need to train more hard, that was just an experiment to see if i am able to connect some things i learned toghether.
See ya and thnx for support!!!
the last is nice ( but i think it's a wip)
one thought: aren't getting too much with 'no ref'. Personaly, i think that when doing enviro , reference are welcome. what not pick some cave ref and paint from them.
what do ya think ?
Well yes its not finished, i am bored and i dont think i have been up to a work for more than 6 hours max. I may have to try making something for days or so.
I think its good but somehow when i draw using ref i feel bad.I want to be a full creator of my world.I kind of solving what Platon said about artists (copy the copy(not the exact term but you understand))
But for the initial training and if you aim in the product and not the general knowledge, then i think its ok.
I will do some trainings from ref, i will try , i just get bored easily.But i will do everything to step up so dont worry
See ya and thnx again
I Completely understand, and you don't have to use reference during creation. Do studies of the subject prior to the actual attempt to make art. You have to put stuff in your head before you can build something from the mind!I think its good but somehow when i draw using ref i feel bad.I want to be a full creator of my world.I kind of solving what Platon said about artists (copy the copy(not the exact term but you understand))
Seek first to understand the subject. Then conquer the subject by throwing in everything you know from the mind without reference, making it your own.
Keep a systematic approach to everything you attempt! Think it through beforehand, and you will help yourself tremendously.
You're not just some wacky fuzzy artist, you're the one god that creates your worlds. And successful creation comes either with a thought out plan or eras of evolution. You simply haven't the time for the latter.
SnobbyOo-Thank you very much mate !! i will
Vigilandus-Yay vigilandus is back!!!!I am very glad mate!!!Thnx for this post, very motivating!!!
here something quick lol the same me again(no ref)
I will soon upload more, will go for a coffee and will come back with more.