samedi 26 décembre 2015
Back to sketching after a looong break, I felt very rusty... But after a while I didn't mind the awfully loose and clumsy looking lines, the simple joy of seeing an idea happen into a sketch made me draw all night. It really is an inexhaustible energy well. Dudes, gals and mechas, focusing on a more cartoony style too, because at this point it allows me to disregard the flaws and move on to the next scribble easier
Publié par Frogze à 05:35
samedi 30 mai 2015
More basketball streetfighters, sketches and a bit on the coloring process with a Macross battroid (VF-0A) below. First step is the digital sketch, very loose actually, then some flat colors to define the silhouette and in the 3rd step I added the lines on top of it. I may seem weird to do it in this order (lines after the colors) but it was actually very intuitive to do it that way as it helped me refine the shapes more naturally than if I did it while inking, as I'm not focused on the linework itself and can instead have a macro look at the shapes. Finally I added the basic lighting and on top of it a soft light layer to add some environment lighting (redish).
Publié par Frogze à 07:42
dimanche 3 mai 2015
Not much this week, mostly sketches done while relaxing a bit this weekend. I tried to stay focused on something here, obviously some Daredevil because that Netflix show was kind of cool and reminded me why I should read Frank Miller's run on the series again. Also I adjusted my inking tool in MS a bit to have some crunchier feel on the line (basically by turning anti aliasing to zero). I've also been working on some backgrounds when time allowed, but that still needs lots of work as the techniques I'm learning to use are totally new and feel awkward for me.
Publié par Frogze à 16:46
dimanche 26 avril 2015
Some experiments from this week. The Cap went surprisingly quick and easy, at least compared to the usual ordeal I go through when I try to achieve a painterly look with no line. The third pic here made me realize how clueless I am when it comes to drawing trees or vegetation in general so that's going to be on the menu next week I guess. Environments too, but one thing at a time.
Publié par Frogze à 16:12