Macabrewalts: From what I've seen, especially for Illustration, they really only want to see drawing and study from life in the main portfolio. I had a lot of a stylistic, and fantasy work as well and when I read the portfolio guidelines, I was quite intimidated too. I basically buckled down and forced myself to draw what they wanted to see from me, my desire to get into the program was greater than my fear (Hopefully it works out hehe). The 3 objects drawing is looking good, I love how you added the reflection of the room to the bauble. My only comment would be to render the present a bit more, the lines between it and the candle are a little confusing.
Gameshark: I'm not an animation student or hopeful, but I really like what you've got so far, I would just say to render her toes a bit more, she appears to have only 4 in the first drawing, but in the second it looks like she has 5 on the left foot, and in the third she has 3. I would also like to see pointy toenails, she has these cute little claws on her hands, and it would be nice to see matching toenails. Just my two cents but I hope it helps xD
Kamikazel33t: Personally I used paper around the size of 8.5x11 for the drawing test just for ease of scanning, and it depends of how much of the room you want to include. The window I wanted to draw was quite tall so the paper I used was a bit longer that 11', so that I could include the whole window and part of the room.
Last edited by TwelveGauge; January 23rd, 2013 at 03:37 PM.
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