The studies I did for Monster 11. I plan on painting an octopus / Oxen hybrid. I enjoyed sketching these. Research can be fun. Forgive my notes. I was sketching these while watching the Magicbox course.
Another one of my animation assignments:
I forgot to post this. It is a faux movie poster painting I did as a final project in one of my art classes. The assignment was a movie poster. I love the posters of the old science fiction movies. They are meticulously painted and composed. It’s so different then the the movie posters today, where the designer cuts and pastes some photos of the stars in Photoshop, adds a lame effect filter and calls it a day. I used my family and a 3d model of a woman for this painting. It took about 8 hours to complete. I notice my Metal Slug sketch I did last night has a similar set up (three heroes in the front, the villain super large in background) but a different composition.
Trying to get out of my comfort zone. I had this glue bottle on my desk and decided to paint a still life of it. I asked myself “What is the most uncomfortable way to paint this thing? I know! MS Paint with only the pencil tool and the default pallet!” MS paint has no wacom sensitivity or transparency and a stupid loading circle would show up every time I pressed down onto the tablet. There are some new brushes available but they are a joke and have no control options. when I was a kid i used to make pixel art with it because it has decent zooming tools. you can still make some great work with it if you are patient (I’m not). What is disappointing about ver 6.1 is that the halftone patterns are gone. it would of helped allot with this painting to able to use halftone gradients. It’s amazing how MS Paint is still the dinosaur of paint apps after all this time. 25 minutes.
Refined and polished the dragon painting I did a couple days ago. Added details in the face, put some atmospheric perspective on the tail and person in the background. blended some messy lines. Cleaned the edges This painting can be pushed father, but I am some what pleased with it. Maybe in the future I will work on it some more. Worked 4 hours on this painting. Painted from scratch using Photoshop and a wacom tablet. Let me know what you think.