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Back to Basics!

Tue Dec 18, 2007, 6:52 AM
I'm a n00b... shocking I know

So I get back to sketching and painting right, and I realize that I suck ass 5 ways from Wednesday. Well, ok, maybe I don't suck ass 5 ways, but at least 3. The Maibd was pretty good, but do you know how long that took to sketch and paint? Too long, my friends, too long. And the lines for Malekith are definitely usable and detailed, but it's horrible beyond all reason trying to paint them (who knew 3 colors of metal would be so hard to paint?!). Then there's the Villain Meme... well, let's just say I'm leaving it up as a "grim milestone" to borrow a phrase from CNN.

So I've decided to scrap my current paint projects (bye bye, Malekith... you'll have to wait a while) and start at the ground level to get back into the groove and move towards being able to sketch quickly without it completely sucking. I'll be doing a lot of roughs and reference sheets and stylistic pieces and such.

The bad news in all this? Full and gloriously painted pieces like Matariel Restored and The Maibd will be rare (rare even for my meager output!).

The good news? Well, no one really comes here for those painted pieces it turns out! I have 2000 pageviews and they all seem to be streaming in through my Hand Study, so a bunch more reference sheets and rough pose pieces will probably get me another 1000 hits.

Such is life.

  • Listening to: Daughtry
  • Reading: "Dominion" from Warhammer
  • Eating: Vile health food
  • Drinking: Splenda Dark Cocoa


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Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Current Residence: The United States
Favourite genre of music: Hard Rock
Favourite style of art: Manga Fusion or High Fantasy
Operating System: Windows XP
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Favourite cartoon character: Master Shake
Personal Quote: Once you dine with the Devil, you belong to him, and they have dined long and well.


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gekitsu Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks a lot for faving my demon knight deviation :)
Lehosh Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My pleasure big guy! The color work is fantastic... Really beautiful.
gekitsu Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, glad to hear that! i usually feel somewhere between lost and doing random things with color. im fairly confident with monochrome stuff, but color is not my strong suite. :)
morganjordan17 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2010
it's sad but true. :/ i found you by looking up your hand sketches(reguarding your journal entry)
but i'm checking out your gallery and they not half bad. Keep up the good work!
freestyle0609 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2009
you're awesome :) maybe you check and tell what you think about my draws
mrTwisby Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
There is fantastic dynamism in your drawings. I think I'll just go ahead and watch you from now on. =)
axelalonso Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Hi :wave: I enjoy lots the :gallery: gallery you got! So I will sure love to follow your updates on your ideas! Have a great and Happy New year! :star: :+devwatch:
icyhugs Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the fav+ buddy! :wave:
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