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Paintovers and C&C! Submit your WIPs here!

Discussion in 'Art and Graphic Designs' started by TheKurt009, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. ~Nightmare

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    Seems a pretty interesting thread.
     
  2. lolkevin

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    Actually i got nothing. Can you do one Xillu picture? I can let you chose one from my album.
     
  3. TheKurt009

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    thanks :) hope you come to visit and help other artists or when you needed a mercenary to help :)

    sorry :) but my purpose is to help artists and would be artists in this thread, which is to provide helpful feedback and give some pointers :)
    although unless you have a "work in progress art" that you'd post here which i'd always be willing to help.

    right now judging from your drawings, all i can say is
    you need to study your fundamentals, like
    -anatomy and perspective.
    -values and depth
    -light
    -color theory

    study those :D if you want i can recommend you some books of what most artists use :)
     
  4. lolkevin

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    I'm a simple artist and i want to be one. I guess the only thing i need to practice is poses.
     
  5. Kyrbi0

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    Speaking of which. I was trying to draw this:
    [​IMG]

    and I ended up with this:
    upload_2016-12-15_13-58-32.png
    Can you draw this for me?



    ...
    *cough*
     
  6. Edge45

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    My turn for "demands"

    I actually put this on hold, but I'll use this chance (since some guy, particularly above this post, is *coughing*).
    Initial sketch,
    [​IMG]
    Where I got so far,
    [​IMG]
    What troubles me here is that its scales, aswell as its body that I tried whirling around, and also its spines, I have a hard time surfacing that part. The light is from the moon(I'll add the light colors later) coming from the top left side.
    I got a little frustrated from missing points and can't seem to move on until I find it.
    Also, depth is actually last every time I work, adding more confusing things to my plans.
     
  7. TheKurt009

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    from scratch??? i'll try??? lol you're taking advantage of the system XD

    Yo! i'm reaaally liking how you shaded this! looked like a plaster sculpt or 3D! you used burn and dodge tools??? ^_^
    H4.png
    first of all, the reason it becomes confusing to you is because you're putting depth at the end of your workflow.
    my workflow goes as follows:

    -sketch
    -flat colors
    -depth (these two can be interchangeable)
    -coffee
    -procrastinate
    -lights
    -rendering
    -post processing

    first i added some orange shadows to the yellow body, moved the underbelly to the left and fixed the unnatural bend because it looked like a bump. didn't fixed the hair because i personally liked it as it is, but could use some color works ^_^
    i added cool colors because it is night time, and because the moonlight is its primary lightsource, it is behind the viewer, unless it serves as a backlight then it should be visible.
    i haven't added atmosphere perspective since it was sort of confusing how long the dragon should be, and that it's still incomplete yet. also sort of Desaturated the colors a little because like the depth, the colors seem to have the same saturation value. For the scales, i never drew the scales but opted for a sort of fur-like texture (personal preference)
    personally for me still, i forgot to settle the colors and unify it and in turn it looked like it's not in the background so i hope you learn from my mistake XD

    all in all i'm very impressed with the dragon and had fun with the paintover.
    Hope to see the final result! ^_^
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2016
  8. Edge45

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    Well done :D, it looks really cool, if I was able to upload the psd file (which is frckin above 400MB), you would have more freedom on editing it than it being a Wip. Thanks alot :D

    hmm, I ought to try your workflow, but It might be hard for me since I'm more into layer ordering, and that I would go with the centre of attention and render it first, must be why I get to lose the depth.

    Edit: also, I use various brush opacity to shadow and lighten the surfaces, added with shadow layering and different layer types for the color. I actually learned that dodge and burn tools are too heavy and you get less control on its opacity.
     
  9. Rheiko

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    Awesome, If only I could draw as good as these arts-

    Keep it up, guys. :D
     
  10. TheKurt009

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    400MB?!?!?!?! how big is that!??!?!
    i never reached above 100mb :eek: nah don't worry about the psd because i tend to work with two to three layers anyway. New layers> merge down > Repeat. So i frequently draw on flattened images. although sometimes i reach 10 when there are so many technicalities involved.
    i agree about dodge and burn, i never used those ^_^ i just thought because i recall you used those in your previous works and i was like "he used those? whoah"
    the workflow i use is the artists' standard, i frequently see those in gif processes. Also avoid the procrastination part lol

    thaanks! :D just upload a drawing here for some help ^_^
     
  11. Rheiko

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    My drawing is not better than @Kyrbi0 's :p
     
  12. Fuzzyfury

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    Subbin cause this is awesome... And you guys are awesome... Just a lot of awesomeness...
     
  13. TheKurt009

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    Thanks!! If you need help, just post here!
    Me and the other guys are willing to help you out!
     
  14. Mr.Goblin

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    This thread is amazing, love the love people! :D
     
  15. Hayate

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    SUBSCRIBING I gotta post something here soon

    YESH!!
     
  16. Kyrbi0

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    Oh yeah. I know exactly what you should have painted over...
     
  17. TheKurt009

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    aaand if you post your wip today,
    YOU GET A SPECIAL OFFER WORTH 50$ OF PAINTOVER FOR 100% DISCOUNT!!!
    call now at BUSH-DID-911
     
  18. Hayate

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    My WIP
     

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  19. bear_369

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    Subscribing to this.

    These arts looks great! :D
     
  20. apcrabnightlive

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    Subscribing here too bad I can't do graphic art.