Great environment! keep going!
Great environment! keep going!
"The fulfillment of oneself is achieved with victory over their challenges"
Hey Nick, you've got some great pieces here man. If there's one thing I could suggest here, is that it may be worth checking over some of the facial structuring in some of those studies. It isn't a major gripe as such, but things like proportioning of facial features sometimes appear a little off? I have the same problem where I'd place the eyes slightly too high on the face or things like alignment of the nose in relation to eyes etc. Check out some Andrew Loomis stuff for help on this - very useful stuff! Keep up the good work!
Cheers for that Simian
Yeah today I got a few people from a fb art group advising me on keeping an eye on the facial structure and nailing it down asap.
Haha yeh Loomis really helped a lot
Thanks for viewing!
Adjusted. lol... sick of this one
I REALLY need to learn fundamentals from scratch like Feng suggests..ugh lols
Anthony Jones inspired helmet sketch!
Portrait painting. Working on accuracy. No underlying drawing to plot things out beforehand. Ironic how much more accurate this turned out lols
Last edited by Nick Low; December 21st, 2012 at 09:24 AM.
Tweaked and coloured.
value study, watched some videos by proko and daarken
Tweaked proportions of face.
Sorry I haven't been posted here lately. I was on a long overseas vacation
Anyways, here are some stuff I did recently.
I also did an illustration piece for the League of Legends digi-art contest, featuring the champion Katarina.
More portraits... one is done completely with chalk brush, the other only with soft brush (+ tiny hint of scattering brush for lil texturing of the skin).
Woah awesome paintings, very inspiring. Keep it up!
Now that I'm improving on my portraits, I really need to start focusing on other stuff like enviros too..
Once again, thanks for viewing guys!
I need help with colour x.x
More studies I guess~!
Speed painting / process video:
Last edited by Nick Low; February 18th, 2013 at 11:09 AM.
7 months ago
Very nice improvement! Real nice rendering. specially with the hair and skin. Cant help but notice that the face is a tad longer and thinner than the reference photo, in fact it might only be a tad too long, but great job nonetheless!
Very inspiring to see such an improvement
haha I noticed that myself just then when I was done too.
I'll be sure to fix it up later when I colour it!
Thanks for viewing mate!!
hey mate, nice environments, and great values in their layouts. your portraits are okay copies, but feel a little lifeless because of the flat lighting and some anatomy/structural issues. do you do life drawing or some kind of anatomy studies? i know most anatomy books use the anglo-saxon white-person head as standard, but even then, they could help with some of the issues in your portraits of various asian people as well. cheers.
Cheers, I've got some bridgman books for anatomy studies. I watch some tutorials online by other artists to try help my understanding as well (daarken, idrawgirls, etc.)
I think it's the soft brush that I'm using that makes the image more stiff. I have to work on balancing edges in my work, as well as pushing towards more dynamic lighting to liven up some stuff.
Thanks for viewing once again
I like your figure studies on your SB btw!
Anyways, back with colour ver. Wanna try smaller image size for better view. Played around a lil with some gaussian blur
Last edited by Nick Low; February 20th, 2013 at 07:04 AM.
W/ gaussian blur
Finding it difficult to blend with hard brushes :/
Gotta experiment moarrrr
Starting University tomorrowwww~~~ sleep time
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