Thursday, June 27, 2013

ECUAD life drawing

Results of tonight's life drawing session at ECUAD.


I'm playing with doing "Connla and the Fairy Maiden" as a vis-dev story for my portfolio.  These are some VERY sketchy playing around, plus I wanted to make a snazzy design sheet after I saw all of the concept art from "Man of Steel" yesterday at Siggraph :)

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Forest - first pass at rendering

Rendered out the forest and dropped some colour holds on the linework.  Cast shadows and visible light to follow.

3 impossible things and 10 gesture drawings before lunch.

Not fairing so well on the impossible things...

Starting a painting

I'm going to be working on this one for the next couple of days, here's the starting line drawing I did yesterday afternoon....took about 90 minutes to do the pencils and inks.

This morning I created flat colours for everything so I can use them for selections as I paint.  These colours are not really meant to be accurate or realistic, although I did think about value relationships as I was doing it.

The next steps will be to lay in basic lighting information, I should get to that later today or tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013


I'm enjoying doing these...they tend to get done in that time between serious project work and lunch :)

Friday, June 21, 2013


A couple of gestures done between painting and lunch today :)

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Life drawing

First time back since the semester ended in April.  Did it entirely digitally and was kinda surprised at how well they turned out.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

...and afternoon gestures

This is what happens when I watch a lot of training videos, I draw people while I'm listening.

Morning gesture drawings

Just loosening up and sketching while I watch a training demo.  About 1/3 photo, 1/3 life and 1/3 imagination.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Been a while...

Back from vacation and family stuff, and painting again :)

Here's this week's architecture design stuff.