Monthly Archives: November 2012
I wanted to take a break from practicing so I did some fan art. Also, I had been only posting monsters and practice drills when I realized that my front page didn’t have ANY nudity. I couldn’t allow this to … Continue reading
Ctrl+paint had a training video about exaggerating facial expressions. Mine aren’t too great, but these are the few that ended up O.K. from all my practices.
I’ve been doing practice drawings for about 3 hours today, and I feel like I’m finally starting to warm up. Some days you really need to work at it to get in the zone.
The following is a little collage of environmental practices I did today. The first two are just simple colors added to the thumbnails I did the other day, but the others are exercises on improving color composition and thumb-nailing environmental concept art. These are … Continue reading
Just doing some studies of other illustrator’s sci-fi designs.
Another monster. I’ve been using a random monster generator to help give me ideas. I let the page randomize a monster, and I do a sketch based off of the description. This one was described as being a small, snake-like, … Continue reading
I’ve been practicing the freehand perspective sketching method that Matt Kohr teaches at Ctrl+Paint. My perspective has always been pretty weak, and I honestly love the way that he simplifies the concept. I always got bogged down by the measuring, … Continue reading
Same technique, but this time with monsters.