Daily Doodle for Mon and Tues. I I haven’t drawn a dragon recently so I thought I would do one from my imagination. I usually do a new doodle every day but I couldn’t keep awake last night and wanted to practice mark making, so I continued to mess around with it. 45 minutes to a hour
Daily Doodle for Sunday. This is a Elite..er I mean this is a Vandal. One of the enemies in Destiny. Vandals are one of the most common enemies in the game. You shoot allot of them. You could mock him by calling him 4 eyes and he wouldn’t even be offended. I even shoot them in my dreams. This was good practice because I haven’t drawn futuristic armor before. I will probably sketch the other enemy races in the future. Reference was official promotional shots for the game.
The last three day of daily doodles. Each painting 30 minutes. I need to spend longer on these. One is a comp idea sketch of a video game called Katamari Damacy. I found it in a thrift store. This game is… strange. But strangely fun. What do you expect from Japan?
The story of this crazy video game is that the King of the Cosmos and his buddies get drunk and accidentally destroy all the stars in the sky. So he send his diminutive prince son to earth to pretend that he is a dung beetle, rolling a device called a katamari that makes objects, animals, and people get stuck to it (like a snowball effect),collecting and growing his giant ball of junk until the timer runs out. Then the king warps you back home with his rainbow breath (what my drawing is based off of), and takes the katamari FILLED WITH INNOCENT PEOPLE, and turns them into a star. Nice guy, that king…
The other doodles are not as nearly interesting so I wont talk about them.
Finally a creature that doesn’t remotely resemble a dragon. It looks more like the offspring of a raptor and a alpaca. I will continue my daily doodle project but I need to return to comps and values instead of design. Before I create another creature, I need to spend a fair amount of time doing research.. I cant do that with a daily doodle at this time. I need to break the ‘dragon curse’ that has infected my drawings. I need to explore new things and take the time to research it. It’s my greatest weakness as a artist jumping into a painting too early. Its fine to be spontaneous when I’m sketching but not with a painting. I need to plan out what I need to do as a artist for the to improve my portfolio so I can get a job in this business. I spent about a hour and 15 minutes on this doodle.
An explorer and his hairy stead have discovered the Eagle Ruins. A large granite sculpture is guarding the entrance.. I decided to start recording my process again. I sped up the footage so it should take a few minutes instead of thirty. This is my current process for my doodles. I’ve been very experimental. It is subject to change. 30 minutes.
A return to form after the embassment of yesterday’s doodle. Sure there is many errors but it has potential for a future great painting. It’s crazy, I made a cool comp on the first thumbnail. I did a dozen more but the first one was the best. My current monsters seem to have a rhino like look to them. I will be studying eels and fish for my final drawing project in Advanced Drawing. It will be interesting to see how it influences my future creatures when I doodle these things. Time Spent :45 min
This is artwork I am working on for my advanced drawing class. The theme is “Animal/Plant Hybrid”. Since values have been something my instructor wanted me to work on, I really tried to push the entire range in this painting. I love the trees that have taken over the ruins and have grown on top of them. I wanted to do a painting with that idea in mind. I included a plant monster and a woman into the painting to give it a narrative element. I will be doing two versions of this painting. The first one is finishing up this digital drawing into a finished painting. The second will be doing a charcoal version of this. I upload my progress as I go. 3 hours of work so far.
In the near future.I will resume my daily paintings project for a couple months . however , I must do homework first this week. I will be doing some quick 30min art studies for my online workshop class i am taking. BUT on the creative end I will be working on this painting for class, a Hobbit fan art/parody and a commission of a lizard warrior armed with a halberd, ready to open up a can.
A busy week for sure. I hope I can survive.