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Daily Painting No.42 – Still life / Dragon Toy on a Curvy Box (unfinished)

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I learn a valuable lesson in painting this still life. If you only have a hour and a half to paint, don’t pick a detailed object that will take you three. I was setting up the still life and say a dragon toy sculpture on the side and said ‘Why not? I painted a elephant a few nights before! this shouldn’t take too long”. Yeah, right. I only got to the chest of the dragon toy before the evil timer started ringing. The box shape also needed some more tlc. On the plus side, in a few more paintings I should graduate from just painting matte objects to adding reflective objects into the mix. That’s going to be a lot of fun.

I also was getting a headache organizing the paintings by date, often getting confused and giving paintings on two different days the same creation date. so I made it numerical instead. It also lets me see who commented on which painting better.

Fell free to critique and comment

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Alec Dragon 3d Model WIP 5-11

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Couldn’t Sleep. Decided to work on the 3d model of  Dragon Alec. The actual modeling portion of Alec is almost done. the model consist of  10 various morphs, making it my most complex model yet.  Reworked the face of Alec. It just wasn’t draconian enough. I wanted his face to resemble a more western style dragon. His snout needed to be long and pointed. since I had limited geometry to move around, I pushed it out as far as possible. My only worry is it will make it difficult to make the dragon talk when I animate him. I decided against wings for his design, as it would make him t0o draconic. Like most funny animals, not only does he have to resemble a person but a animal as well, adding wings would lean the scales too much toward the animal side. feet are now dragon like with nails and digitigrade design. Added some fins to the head. I just need give the hands dragon like nails and fix a minor glitch in the ear. Then I can texture and paint the scales.  Will probably jump to Cruz and work on him for a while beforehand.