View Full Version : photoshop tablet practicing.
05 May 2007, 07:58 AM
05 May 2007, 10:38 AM
ok its 3:34 and just finished my second project for this fourm. it took some time lol but im glade its done. maby some tweeks tomarow but i think might do one a day for a while. need to get good at painting my own concepts out before modleing.
i hope to get some real looking people in here to. thanks for looking.
05 May 2007, 02:00 AM
06 June 2007, 10:14 PM
wanted somthing way way diffrent. but i guess its still practice. lmao.
06 June 2007, 10:40 PM
Good job man.. that last one looks like a little boy in a dress and hes sad cause his date didn't show up. you've captured that very well.
06 June 2007, 10:59 PM
Hi there Tanicdesigns, i think you should try to develop some structure first for your drawings to be able to build shapes in a more harmonic way. So far they seem like modules stuck together, if you know what i mean. The muscles don't behave as a whole, but as spare parts stuck together, perhaps because you are trying to define them individually. Starting with some stick figures to get a natural pose and understanding of proportions can be a very interesting excercise and very fun. This (http://www.fineart.sk) can help you a lot with your studies. Its a really big database with tons of images related to anatomy that will serve you well.
The girl sitting seems like an interesting excercise as well, but try to get a better understanding of the human body before jumping into pieces with complex elements such as clothing. I hope this helps you :). Good luck.
06 June 2007, 06:17 AM
chances are this person will be good at sketching with pencil and paper. i too am only just learning with a tablet and i seem to be having the same problams. ill be damned if i can get anything half decent with the tablet atm tho my friends keep telling me im good but as friends im not sure if there just trying to be nice lol. still it is good work and i hope to see more of your artwork.
06 June 2007, 11:35 PM
I think the problem of jumping right into tablet is that it actually lets you erase without trace. Pencil gesture painting is quite important imo, because it lets you focus in getting a shape resemblance without caring for tidiness or perfect lines, and it can open a path for interesting detailing according to the shapes you get from there, mostly random stuff that can later on serve as a kind of base for detailing. At least thats how i see it.
What matters is to gradually get an understanding of your own ideas without caring for excessive detail straight from the beginning. Even with a tablet you can achieve that, just that the temptation of erasing constantly to get perfect shapes is bigger, but you also tend to limit yourself. Im not a pro, but what i try to do is make a simple gesture drawing on a paper, then scan it and refine it on the comp, and if some interesting shapes pop up, to get some advantage of them to have potential detail. It has worked for me quite fine, though im also willing to experiment with other methods. Just keep in mind that having a strong base will help you avoid correcting tons of times later on. Stick figures and gesture drawing ftw :thumbsup:!
06 June 2007, 12:13 AM
im doing a 3d model so im painting the image planes. This will be my first time doing image planes for my 3d project. eny crits or tricks known for creating image planes will be helpfull if posted.
06 June 2007, 12:21 AM
Et Go Home. ~!!! Ahh. Ahghh.
06 June 2007, 01:10 AM
LOL you like toon of war do ya. lmao. you should pay me royalties lol.
06 June 2007, 01:40 AM
im going to try and do the side view but like i said first image planes so dont know how to get everything to match. but i will try.
06 June 2007, 10:28 AM
You can extend the canvas to the side and then use the linetool to draw horizontal lines from important features to the other side of the canvas to use as guides. Hold the Shift key and drag if you want perfectly horizontal or vertical lines.
Usually, I just take the front view and make it a separate layer with low-ish opacity (about 10-20%), and then paint the side view under it. This way I don't have to figure out which lines point to what, and I can actually see every little detail without haivng to draw a guide for it.
Before starting that though, sketch a quick side view to get the side proportions... stuff like how far back the arms are, wide the head is from the side, stuff like that. It's easy to make a boring side view when working just from the front view. Make sure to make it interesting.
06 June 2007, 08:03 PM
thanks man. i think for the lines its easyer to uses ruler. the rest was usefull. thanks.
06 June 2007, 03:21 AM
still a WIP
06 June 2007, 09:15 AM
still trying to think of other things to do. we will see. tomarow. :D
06 June 2007, 08:43 PM
nice m8 lookin good
06 June 2007, 11:34 PM
06 June 2007, 08:10 PM
really nice work there, im really enjoying watching this thread.
06 June 2007, 03:27 AM
Thats nice man. I think you are doing a very good job with the forest painting, specially the top part. Those trees look very good, though the whole painting looses a lot of life as you go to the bottom part. It really could use some contrast there, because its making it kinda boring in that region appart from the glow of the lamp. The colors of your speed painting are great :), particularly the sky. Keep up the good work.
06 June 2007, 03:27 AM
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