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Forum: Sketchbooks 07-07-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 201,886
Posted By Lonely Operator
Awesome progress on the perspective, man. I have...

Awesome progress on the perspective, man. I have a suggestion:

Visit www.ctrlpaint.com and focus on learning some of his tricks for layers, 'temp layers' and just the general basics of photoshop....
Forum: Art Critique 10-18-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By Lonely Operator
Awesome improvements! One note for drawing 22:...

Awesome improvements!

One note for drawing 22: Darkening the lines between all the teeth isn't usually very flattering, and can make the teeth look more prominent than they are in the reference --...
Forum: Exercise Yard 10-17-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,786
Posted By Lonely Operator
Awesome! I'll be stateside in a few days and will...

Awesome! I'll be stateside in a few days and will have a response up! :)
Forum: Art Critique 10-17-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,905
Posted By Lonely Operator
Griever take a minute to look at proportions...

Griever take a minute to look at proportions before you continue rendering! You are SO close to capturing an exact likeness, but if you keep rendering shiny details over improper proportions, it's...
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-17-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 161,922
Posted By Lonely Operator
hanzo, I have to agree with RO on this. He...

hanzo,

I have to agree with RO on this. He explained it perfectly, and I might add the inking process to his above list -- Loomis describes men as generally angular, and women as generally curvy....
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-15-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,601
Posted By Lonely Operator
asi this is both a critique, and a question for...

asi this is both a critique, and a question for the other more experienced digital painters here:

It seems that all of your paintings have a fairly blurry effect; this is, of course, hard to...
Forum: Exercise Yard 10-15-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,786
Posted By Lonely Operator
LonelyOp vs. Espresso

Hey!

I will have access to the internet on my personal computer in a few days, so until then, do you mind starting it off? :)

The focus for me is color, but let me know what kinds of things you...
Forum: Art Critique 10-13-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By Lonely Operator
This pose has a lot of action, man! I'm not the...

This pose has a lot of action, man! I'm not the one to ask about composition, but here's what I'm seeing:

1. What's with all the purple? It's making my eyes bleed. Even if it's just temporary, it's...
Forum: Sketchbooks 10-13-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,528
Posted By Lonely Operator
Wooh, good to see you back. I remember you from...

Wooh, good to see you back. I remember you from back in the day (I've been stalking this site for years...)

My advice: Post more! The constructive feedback you'll get here is priceless!
Forum: Exercise Yard 10-13-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 176,736
Posted By Lonely Operator
Hey everyone! I am going to be back home soon,...

Hey everyone! I am going to be back home soon, and am looking for a few people to do sketch exchanges with, the focus being COLOR (translation for UK folks: COLOUR).

Any takers?

Cheers.
Forum: Art Critique 10-10-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By Lonely Operator
Awesome self improvement! Keep it going! Before...

Awesome self improvement! Keep it going!

Before you get into drawing faces, or perhaps WHILE you are going through 100 faces (you will need breaks), may I recommend a few things?

1. How you hold...
Forum: Art Critique 10-01-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By Lonely Operator
This is why I love this forum. Excellent advice,...

This is why I love this forum. Excellent advice, and the time taken to do paintovers. Phenomenal.
Forum: Exercise Yard 09-22-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,851
Posted By Lonely Operator
Okay, finally. Why a Conan-esque Highlander?...

Okay, finally. Why a Conan-esque Highlander? Because sometimes gangsters just have to bang hammers.

http://i.imgur.com/fUMVe.jpg
Forum: Art Critique 08-24-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Lonely Operator
Finished. Ugh. I might add a couple of other...

Finished. Ugh. I might add a couple of other details later. I decided to go with djom's idea, and just have the relevant pictures posted on the wall behind her. Sorry for size, I'm on deployment...
Forum: Art Critique 08-21-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Lonely Operator
I am reworking it - I'm going to have just the...

I am reworking it - I'm going to have just the webcam be the whole thing, with all the other pictures on the wall behind her.
Forum: Art Critique 08-21-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Lonely Operator
Oh, and so yeah, the painty mess in the bottom...

Oh, and so yeah, the painty mess in the bottom right is the 'webcam' - I plan on adding some visual queues that it's a webcam, like the little camera and microphone buttons.
Forum: Art Critique 08-21-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By Lonely Operator
Finished Anniversary Project

Okay - So my ladyfriend and I have a theme of taking silly imitations of the American Gothic painting everywhere we go - Broomball, Las Vegas, Mount Rainier, and pretty much anywhere else we end...
Forum: Exercise Yard 08-19-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,851
Posted By Lonely Operator
http://i.imgur.com/L7LXn.png

http://i.imgur.com/L7LXn.png
Forum: Exercise Yard 07-29-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 512,860
Posted By Lonely Operator
http://i.imgur.com/veXqu.png :unibrow:

http://i.imgur.com/veXqu.png

:unibrow:
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-26-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 23,047
Posted By Lonely Operator
Ugh. It's been too long. Back from page 3!...

Ugh. It's been too long. Back from page 3!

http://i.imgur.com/TJjNS.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/O6JPX.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Gveoz.png

http://i.imgur.com/joOSL.jpg
Forum: Exercise Yard 07-22-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,851
Posted By Lonely Operator
Finally! A challenge! Sorry it took so long. The...

Finally! A challenge! Sorry it took so long. The life of an Alaskan deep sea fisherman is full of delays and challenges.

http://i.imgur.com/Gveoz.png
Forum: Exercise Yard 06-22-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,851
Posted By Lonely Operator
Also, bad face is bad.

Also, bad face is bad.
Forum: Exercise Yard 06-22-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,851
Posted By Lonely Operator
A shitty gradient and some lines fixes everything...

A shitty gradient and some lines fixes everything right? Lol. Spent way too much time on this, but had fun with the colors. Made a palette and everything!
http://i.imgur.com/O6JPX.jpg

Challenge to...
Forum: Exercise Yard 06-21-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,851
Posted By Lonely Operator
Challenge accepted!

Challenge accepted!
Forum: Art Critique 06-20-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By Lonely Operator
Sigh. Acrylic on wood. So damn gorgeous. Please...

Sigh.

Acrylic on wood. So damn gorgeous. Please do this more!

As is apparent from the above comments, maybe spending a little more time in the thumbnail stage would help, and then again in the...
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