So Christmas has come and gone, and I have to say that my absolute favorite gift was given to me by my brother :!Dylanshweetness (https://www.deviantart.com/dylanshweetness):
Months ago he drew a picture of Hugh Laurie as House that, while I had quite a critique for it, came out great; and ever since I've been pestering him to draw something for me. To be specific, I've wanted a picture of Zachary Quinto because he's totally swoon-worthy. He's given me numerous excuses, saying he didn't have time, his art class was painting, or just a general grunt in response. So of course I was surprised when I opened a box to find exactly what I'd been asking for: Zachary Quinto!
I cannot remember a time when I found myself lacking inspiration...that is until I graduated from college and began my first job. As much as I enjoyed working, it became an incredible drain on my creative energy, and my sketching habits began to fade. Every now and then (read: every 3-4 months or so) I would pick up an old sketch and touch it up, or attempt to improve my digital painting skills, with little success -- always growing bored with the project and setting it down once more. I was sure that after being laid off (thanks to our lovely economy) that the abundance of free time (and new stress of job hunting) would once again bring b
I finally saved up enough money to buy myself a tablet - an Intuos3 to be exact - and oh my is it prettyful! I'm in love.
It's been quite a while since I've attempted to paint anything, so needless to say I'm pretty rusty, but practice makes perfect, right?