My name is Tim, I go by the screen name of summaro, and this is my first post.
I've been signed up to CGTalk for quite some time, with the intent of participating in the daily sketch group, buuuut I never got around to posting.
To be honest, this place sort of intimidates me, but I figure that's a good thing. So I've decided to jump feet first into it by posting what I'm currently working on for critique.
It is an old sketch (probably a year or more) that I've decided to attack with colour. Right now I'm finding values and trying the painting style that Henning Ludvigsen (http://www.henningludvigsen.com/wordpress/) (and a few other people I admire) uses. When I've explored the value range, I plan to lay a colour overlay on top of it and clean it up.
Feel free to comment both on the sketch and the shading at this point.
So here it is: