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Snakeman
04-15-2004, 02:34 AM
wacom painting i'm workin on...no layers or base sketch just straight painting......




http://www.3dspy.com/files/basepainting1.jpg

Snakeman
04-15-2004, 02:35 AM
update...added hi's and little lows...no highlights yet tho...lemme know what u think


http://www.3dspy.com/files/highsandlows.jpg

Snakeman
04-15-2004, 02:36 AM
...um...all day on this...lil more progress

http://www.3dspy.com/files/mouthhookup.jpg

Snakeman
04-15-2004, 02:37 AM
kinda cornerd now...added slight shadows, and now its time for the eyes...will fix the eyes they are just a base...kinda stuck any suggestions ?!?!?!...going for the whites of the eyes to be red..and want pupils to glow...so that will be a light source...


http://www.3dspy.com/files/eyesnow.jpg

frameless
04-15-2004, 04:22 PM
great progress so far :)
i would just suggest to fix the chin...looks a bit weird and may be you should also sketch his throat so that this guy looks more complete ;)

perfecti
04-15-2004, 07:40 PM
.. not bad .. maybe you should use some texture .... guess it will be nice ..

Snakeman
04-15-2004, 10:42 PM
thanx for the replies,
added veins and stuff attempting a skin texture adding a lil shininess...
genix: thanx for the tip...i'm planning on painting a background its gonna be dark and i'm going for the spring off the page look...thats why the chin is kinda funny...havent touched the mouth since stage 1...updates soon

Snakeman
04-16-2004, 12:09 AM
closer inspection....like a blindman crossing a highway here...blindly doing this...no clue where to go with it...or how to refine....maybe i'll get lucky...



http://www.3dspy.com/files/close.jpg


image a low quality one....

Snakeman
04-17-2004, 04:27 PM
hard to stay motivated when my thread drops off the face of the earth in a day....replies anyone?!?!

Snakeman
04-17-2004, 04:30 PM
hmmmm....account problems or something cant delete the post...

teknotek83
04-17-2004, 08:29 PM
i like this! i think you just need some more hard edges. aside from the eyes, everything's a blur

Bonzo
04-19-2004, 05:05 PM
to increase the effect of a light source coming from the eyes, have two different shades of shadow under the eyes. one shadow would be the same color as under the cheeks ie. just a regular shadow. the second should be that putrid green color coming from the eyes. it seems you have both there, but the darker color is just an outline, try to work on adding depth. Light green/yellow right next to the eyes and bouncing off the nose, then curves to a darker (still light though) green away from the eye. the way you're doing that would also bring the focus into the eye... good idea.

also, just as teknotek83 said, everything is blury. When you start as a rough sketch like you have, and build up detail, it's easy to stay in this ambiguous (sp?) hazy sketchy area. notice the top of the head.. the sketch has given it some shape, but no detail has been added. Try to have a clear idea of how you want, for instance, the edge of the eyebrow, and paint the detail with small (some people like high opacity too) brushes and fine detail.

hope i helped..
good progress so far from early sketches..

bonzo

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