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  08 August 2008
Lizard Warriror quick sketch

Hi all . I am not good at drawing or painting but I found a very good way , how I can make my sketches for 3d modeling in no time . What do you think about this method ? Is it common or uncommon ? Is it good or not ? Any comments are welcome

 
  08 August 2008
Well, to be honest I use similar things as a starting point, but not complete photographs, but just textures of stone, marble, cork where I see a suggestions of interesting composition. I play with it and at the end the original photo is totaly overpainted and actually totally changed. Such photos can kick me up to directions where I can't go when I am staring at plain canvas. You should be able to reproduce what you see on photos, so you can change the light conditions, perspective, pose, whatever. Try not to use shortcuts too much if you want to improve your drawing skills. Be patient.
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  08 August 2008
I think as long as you feel comfortable with any method it is a good way to start. Use whatever it takes to bring you to your goal.
The only thing which I see difficult in this method is to get a front view for your 3D sketch. When I did 3D modeling I had the same problem - I made a sketch from the sideview and had problems to draw the fitting frontview...
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  08 August 2008
It's a common technique, one used all the time in matte painting.

Like ViseOne remarked, you may have problems with the front view, unless you can draw well.

I use images like this all the time, cutting off arms, heads, whatever I need for the image I'm creating. I transform, skew, warp and adjust for my needs, and then paint over the whole thing.

Whatever gets the job done and looks good. That's all that matters.
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  08 August 2008
Thank you for your comments . Here is final concept . There are a lot of references on 3dsk

 
  08 August 2008
the only problem i can see

well Like everyone else has said that is common practice. but the only problem I can see is you getting the differant elements to line up. what I mean is making it feel like the differant parts belong together as aposed to just putting them together.
 
  08 August 2008
That will come with practice. The more you do it, the more comfortable you get with it, the more you will recognize areas that need improvement. Keep practicing.

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