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Summer Thread

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Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Thu May 24, 2012 6:20 am

Hi!

Today was my last day of school and since I'll have more time to draw now, I thought I might as well make a new thread and update it throughout summer.

I'll update this thread frequently.

Please leave some feed back on my sketches!

Thanks.

Larry the Bird
A lanky yet intelligent bird

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Charles » Thu May 24, 2012 11:27 pm

Here's a few suggestions on how to approach the character from a basic design standpoint predicated upon the approach you're taking. Click on the image for a better view.

Incorporate fundamentals into your work. You'll get the hang of developing appealing characters.

Keep at it and good luck!

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Fri May 25, 2012 6:14 am

Thanks for the re-draw charles! I'll redraw that today!

WARNING: i do not know how to shrink images in Photobucket so some of the picture will be off screen. I will attach direct link as well underneath image

Some of the drawings from yesterday:

Some gesture
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A moose head
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Redue of Larry the Bird
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Farmer Bear
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Farmer Bear frightened
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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Fri May 25, 2012 1:14 pm

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Charles » Mon May 28, 2012 2:45 pm

You've got the right idea. Work on your approach on a basic level. There's good lessons available on the Web. Check out Pete Emslie. He was on AN years ago. He has instructional videos on YouTube that'll help you grow.



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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:03 pm

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Charles » Sun Jul 08, 2012 10:28 pm

In general you're on the right track. Let me pose this question to you. If you were at Pixar and these drawings were a job you had to do, would you be comfortable showing them to John Lasseter?

Take your time. Finish each drawing. Bring it to a sense of completion. Be thorough and professional. Frankly this would not fly in my class. It would not be acceptable work. Spend more time on each sketch without leaving it looking like it's half done. That's the main thing ya gotta do. Bring it on home and finish it. Hope you can appreciate my comments, they're meant to encourage.
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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:13 am

those sketches were made on an iPad so its tremendously hard to do clean up.

However, from now on when I sketch on paper or in SBP, I'll do clean up

My first attempt to do perspective

when i upload the IMG to AN, it makes it too big and it doesnt fit in the screen so here's the direct link

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii5 ... PERSP1.jpg

heres the IMG even though
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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Mon Jul 09, 2012 11:42 am

Anyone remember IronDuck?

PLEASE CLICK LINK. Image will get cutoff on AN

http://i1261.photobucket.com/albums/ii5 ... rawing.jpg

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Charles » Mon Jul 09, 2012 10:52 pm

Iron Duck drawing is looking okay but again... Where's the construction and your attention to fundamentals. You're not taking the time you need to get this right. Look at the lettering for example. Would you show this to Lasseter if you worked for him?

Look at how Pete Emslie is drawing in the videos above and thoroughly emulate that approach in your work.

The perspective drawing can be improved as well. Start with 1 point perspective and work on establishing solid compositions. Establish a perspective grid when you initiate the process of drawing a background like this. Here's a recent example from our BG Design class at the Academy.

Discipline yourself to incorporate basic fundamentals into your work and strive to be professional in the presentation of your art. You'll improve faster, your skills will get stronger and you'll attract peers and develop fans.
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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Tue Jul 10, 2012 3:26 pm

Here's some facial expressions:

what do you think? I will work on persp. again soon. Busy day today

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Tue Jul 10, 2012 3:58 pm

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:09 pm

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Sun Jul 15, 2012 7:44 pm

Sorry for my lack of posts, I've been real busy. I'll start posting again tomorrow!
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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:13 pm

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:27 am

hands, anatomy, fruit practice


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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Tue Jul 17, 2012 9:18 am

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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Tue Jul 17, 2012 11:36 am

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I remember I used to be able to draw Goofy real well. It's been a while, time to get back into it!
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Re: Summer Thread

Postby Car t00n » Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:18 pm

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