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Forum: Art & Technical Discussion 08-14-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,552
Posted By Shin
I honestly don't think the software matters that...

I honestly don't think the software matters that much in hobby artist level programs the biggest difference is going from something like opencanvas to photoshop.
Forum: Art & Technical Discussion 08-14-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Shin
You can even do that with MSpaint :P but...

You can even do that with MSpaint :P but seriously Photoshop is definitely worth learning sooner than later. Its not just for painting as the name suggests. Practically the swiss army knife of...
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-14-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,376
Posted By Shin
I think its a bit early to critique as it seems...

I think its a bit early to critique as it seems you haven't fleshed out his lower half but from a glance his legs look overly long. Definitely do some studies focusing on lighting and proportion. Its...
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-12-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
turn out alright I...

turn out alright I guess

http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/7149/11812powerarmor2.jpg
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-12-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,376
Posted By Shin
Don't become obsessed with detailing like I did....

Don't become obsessed with detailing like I did. 2 important things to prioritize are Proportion and Lighting. Once you have these mastered whatever you paint will look good regardless of the level...
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-12-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
first attempt at something mechanical, following...

first attempt at something mechanical, following a humanoid form.

http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/4590/11812powerarmor1.jpg
Forum: Art & Technical Discussion 08-09-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By Shin
Studying how other established artists work by...

Studying how other established artists work by checking out their tutorials and work process really helps with this aspect. Taking that head knowledge with a lot of practice you'll be able to produce...
Forum: Art Critique 08-09-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,144
Posted By Shin
I know there are 2 batmans, but whos the one on...

I know there are 2 batmans, but whos the one on the foremost left without the bat ears? :unibrow:
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-09-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,826
Posted By Shin
There are plenty of fundamental drawing videos on...

There are plenty of fundamental drawing videos on youtube. These will show you the right techniques but theyre no substitute for real practice. Reinforcing what lamb said, keep drawing what you want...
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-09-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
Cheers Az, Colored her in. Will start...

Cheers Az, Colored her in. Will start transitioning into colors earlier but my lighting is quite weak. Might practice drawing some mecha to help with...
Forum: Art Critique 08-07-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,618
Posted By Shin
Excellent work, have you tried animation? I think...

Excellent work, have you tried animation? I think your style would be perfectly suited for that.
Forum: Art Critique 08-07-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,144
Posted By Shin
Well done, looks great. Whos the character on the...

Well done, looks great. Whos the character on the left? A batman wannabe? :D
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-07-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
oh that was a runway ref photo indoor lighting...

oh that was a runway ref photo indoor lighting was all over the place wasn't the best pic to study from :laugh:

Thanks for the encouragement, I'll work more on those feet and hands. Trying to cut my...
Forum: Art Critique 08-02-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,868
Posted By Shin
The second one has better visual flow compared...

The second one has better visual flow compared with the first which feels flat on the left. However the strong green grabs too much attention (for me anyway) and the character comes secondary. A...
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-31-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
Folds and fabrics are quite...

Folds and fabrics are quite tough

http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/2394/110731prac1.jpg
Forum: Art Critique 07-29-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,891
Posted By Shin
Awesome stuff always been a fan of your comics,...

Awesome stuff always been a fan of your comics, been awhile since I've played vindictus. Love the combat mechanics because its quite similar to Demon Souls on the PS3. Hope a developer makes an open...
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-29-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,376
Posted By Shin
I suggest having the lines on the multiply layer...

I suggest having the lines on the multiply layer instead of your shading. Blending in with the background is not what you want. You're making good progress keep it up.
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-29-2011, 05:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
Thanks lamb! Another face ref study, proportions...

Thanks lamb! Another face ref study, proportions better but still not perfect.

http://img585.imageshack.us/img585/5834/110730faceprac6.jpg
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-23-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
Thanks Doc 1hr face study, trying to get quicker...

Thanks Doc

1hr face study, trying to get quicker at these, proportions a little iffy.
http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/1447/110723faceprac5.jpg
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-22-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,376
Posted By Shin
Use a solid neutral background before you start...

Use a solid neutral background before you start working. Simply fill in the bottom layer. This way you can clearly accentuate edges with rim lighting and make your subject appear more realistic and...
Forum: Art Critique 07-19-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,846
Posted By Shin
Looks good, although something about the hair...

Looks good, although something about the hair doesn't seem quite right. Probably because I'm used to seeing cell-shaded shadows on anime style art.
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-19-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,060
Posted By Shin
small update, a...

small update, a wip.

http://img543.imageshack.us/img543/775/1176duelist4.jpg
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-15-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,376
Posted By Shin
Definitely a step in the right direction. The...

Definitely a step in the right direction. The last pic from imagination is very good. Start widening your range of values. The tones you're using are quite mid-range which looks washed out and...
Forum: Art Critique 07-04-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,135
Posted By Shin
Nice lines, heres...

Nice lines, heres mine

http://img813.imageshack.us/img813/2988/bikinigirlpo.jpg
Forum: Art Critique 07-03-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Shin
This may not be it but it'll do the...

This may not be it but it'll do the job

http://www.posemaniacs.com/thirtysecond
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