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Forum: Sketchbooks 02-03-2018, 04:50 AM
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Posted By johnway
More work continues this weekend just finishing...

More work continues this weekend just finishing off the image and general clean up.

https://pre00.deviantart.net/4288/th/pre/i/2018/034/8/3/27012018final_by_johnway-dc20o45.png
Forum: Sketchbooks 01-28-2018, 03:18 PM
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Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
New pic this weekend and we're dialing back to...

New pic this weekend and we're dialing back to practicing rendering using a ref. I chose an easy one for a quick victory, with a grey scale picture, easy tonal ranges and easy pose.

Yesterday i...
Forum: Sketchbooks 01-21-2018, 10:43 AM
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Posted By johnway
Apologies for the late replies. i was busy with...

Apologies for the late replies. i was busy with other things and was feeling depressed again with artwork not going as smoothly as i wanted. Below is the (probably) final of the figure. not sure if...
Forum: Sketchbooks 01-07-2018, 04:25 AM
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Posted By johnway
Apologies for the last few weeks. Its been...

Apologies for the last few weeks. Its been somehow a hectic christmas holiday whilst i spent the other half procrastinating. had a mental block that crippled my enthusiasm for painting.

I'm just...
Forum: Member's Lounge 12-24-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,034
Posted By johnway
I've thought about submitting stuff on artstation...

I've thought about submitting stuff on artstation but it looks like a place for professionals and people that are vastly superior in skill compared to mine. Kinda embarrassed to upload to that site...
Forum: Member's Lounge 12-23-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By johnway
i use deviant art. doubles as a second online...

i use deviant art. doubles as a second online presence and i use it to get resources and such.
Forum: Sketchbooks 12-16-2017, 10:52 AM
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Posted By johnway
Apologies for the lack of update. i had a lot...

Apologies for the lack of update. i had a lot going on and was suffering from a severe art block. Its not helped that every time i go onto this website i get threat alerts, it seems to happen both at...
Forum: Sketchbooks 12-03-2017, 11:58 PM
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Posted By johnway
i did like the design and would carry on working...

i did like the design and would carry on working on it, but for now i've put it in the maybe pile whilst i see if i can come up with anything.
Forum: Sketchbooks 12-03-2017, 10:37 AM
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Posted By johnway
Apologies for the last few weeks. i've been...

Apologies for the last few weeks. i've been studying other artists to see if i can learn anything. It doesn't help that i have also hit a sort of artists block for ideas. Not being getting any...
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-16-2017, 06:17 AM
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Posted By johnway
more work and i'm calling it quits. heres the...

more work and i'm calling it quits. heres the final image. I had hoped to push the color values higher but i lost my nerve and went against it.

now to enjoy the rest of my...
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-15-2017, 06:00 AM
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Posted By johnway
More work from the last 2 days. Some significant...

More work from the last 2 days. Some significant progress. We've done the hair, and the tray. We've made some adjustments to the skin and improved on areas.

i'm currently thinking about the skirt,...
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-13-2017, 07:39 AM
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Posted By johnway
Todays efforts. We've added the base stuff for...

Todays efforts. We've added the base stuff for the skirt/bra and worked on the eyes a bit. I had hopes to do slightly more, but i was called out to help my uncle cut some tree branches. So we're...
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-13-2017, 03:11 AM
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Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
Hi grieverjoe. Normally, i do flatten the layers...

Hi grieverjoe. Normally, i do flatten the layers and that is my main go to solution. But here's the problem, i'm using different layer modes and when i merge them together they all revert back to...
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-11-2017, 06:44 AM
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Posted By johnway
Its my A/l so i'll be providing more updates in...

Its my A/l so i'll be providing more updates in the following days.

Anyway, we've moved onto the skin coloring. Its far from complete, i've just put in the base tones and ideas. We haven't done the...
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-10-2017, 02:16 PM
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Views: 53,117
Posted By johnway
Some interesting stuff. But again, what brushes...

Some interesting stuff. But again, what brushes are you using and with what application?

I've seen some people start with soft brushes first and than refine and detail with the hard brushes.
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-05-2017, 10:35 AM
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Posted By johnway
more work this weekend. i think we've reached a...

more work this weekend. i think we've reached a roadblock, with multiple light sources in a darkish environment, its proving trickery and i'm not entirely sure how to go about this.

i spent nearly...
Forum: Sketchbooks 11-04-2017, 11:55 AM
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Posted By johnway
Weekend work and we've moving into colors. i...

Weekend work and we've moving into colors. i decided to scrap the line work for the eyes and mouth and copy the roughs and use that as my lines.

Anyway, we added the flats and added a background. I...
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-28-2017, 10:31 AM
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Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
More weekend work didn't do much today just did...

More weekend work didn't do much today just did some final lines for my picture. My concern atm is that we've lost some of the detail especially in the eyes, hair and skirt. i'm thinking that i...
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-26-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
just an update during the weekday. I've spent the...

just an update during the weekday. I've spent the odd hour testing and trying things to see what would work. I've referenced hot pants, skirts, mini skirts, pants and still struggling to come up with...
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-22-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
Apologies for the last few weeks. I was doing...

Apologies for the last few weeks. I was doing some art studies mostly on paper and didn't submit last weeks progress until this week as it was a bit basic and a bit naked. its still at the NSFW atm....
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-01-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
Hmm... a thought has occured, would a darker...

Hmm... a thought has occured, would a darker background look better to help it pop out? Hmmm...


https://pre00.deviantart.net/d2df/th/pre/i/2017/274/0/e/27082017finaldarker_by_johnway-dbp5fh7.png
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-01-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
Ok weekend work this time we put the finishing...

Ok weekend work this time we put the finishing touches for the picture i've been working on for over a month. Most of it was because i was away in poland so we lost several days and hence delayed for...
Forum: Sketchbooks 09-24-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 699
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Posted By johnway
Now that i'm back from my trip i was itching to...

Now that i'm back from my trip i was itching to get stuck into some painting.

The good news is that there's light at the end of the tunnel, its almost complete and the main areas i really wanted to...
Forum: Sketchbooks 09-15-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
i had hoped to do some work on saturday before i...

i had hoped to do some work on saturday before i flew out from Poland but disaster strikes: my flight has been cancelled. So now i'm flying out saturday morning (hopefully. the taxi i booked will...
Forum: Sketchbooks 09-11-2017, 11:59 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 203,430
Posted By johnway
there was an update on sunday but i haen't had...

there was an update on sunday but i haen't had time to upload it recently. After some time away from the picture the gold trim was a bit too much. It did my eyes in, so i decided to delete it and do...
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