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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-06-22 01:45:17 Reply

just a closer look

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-06-22 18:42:00 Reply

robot day soon, I wanna say I've got an idea of what ill be doing for it but i'd be lying if I said that.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-06-22 20:49:30 Reply

I commend you at the fact your still drawing and keeping this thread active.

I am sure you will be a great artist in no time if you keep this up.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-06-23 10:43:41 Reply

At 6/22/13 08:49 PM, PMMurphy wrote: I am sure you will be a great artist in no time if you keep this up.

that's the dream ain't it, just gotta keep grinding.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-06-24 17:33:06 Reply

I finally know what I'm doing, not just for robot day, but i've figured out my process for drawing. BRB in few weeks.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-10 07:09:18 Reply

boom

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-10 12:02:10 Reply

At 7/10/13 07:09 AM, M-Maher wrote: boom

I like this piece. I feel the indentations at the bottom should probably be a little more shaded in the upper halves of them..
I do have a question about why it is so many paintings are done first in greyscale before color. Why is it done; what are the benefits of this technique?


"Trolls are people who long ago gave up the will to live worthwhile lives, and now dedicate themselves to tormenting others, in attempts to drag victims down to their level."

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-11 03:27:14 Reply

At 7/10/13 12:02 PM, KaDoYuu wrote:
At 7/10/13 07:09 AM, M-Maher wrote: boom
I like this piece. I feel the indentations at the bottom should probably be a little more shaded in the upper halves of them..
I do have a question about why it is so many paintings are done first in greyscale before color. Why is it done; what are the benefits of this technique?

I do it because it helps me understand how to do shape more and learn new lighting and shade techniques without having to waste so much time, in the project I will be doing grayscale up until the end of the prologue, then I move onto color in the way that at the start of wizard of oz went from grey to colour.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-13 16:09:58 Reply

don't gripe about the noire, once this prologue is over then we get to enjoy the nice oranges of mars,

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-16 10:12:49 Reply

dump this here next to the other failures.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-19 16:42:22 Reply

At 7/16/13 10:12 AM, M-Maher wrote: dump this here next to the other failures.

practicing colourising other people's work, this was an old drawing done by our mechanical artist on the divided house project, so far I'm decking it out with old RX-78-2 colours because tradition, he suggested matt black and dazzle cammo as an alternate colour scheme, (you know, because its a prototype and usually prototype cars have black masks and are colored in dazzle camo)

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-19 16:46:11 Reply

Source image, made some alterations to the original design and proportions, just things that made sense to me.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-24 15:38:08 Reply

propaganda for the project, need to do learn to do more complex leg posing, I've been doing the same leg poses for almost everything

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-27 18:52:30 Reply

Did a really easy blinking sequence, I think I might actually have gotten my foot in the door with animation

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-07-29 19:25:58 Reply

At 7/27/13 06:52 PM, M-Maher wrote: Did a really easy blinking sequence, I think I might actually have gotten my foot in the door with animation

really not feeling this minimalist design, needs more features.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-08-02 16:11:51 Reply

okay I really need to do material studies, its getting really frustrating not being able to do glass reflection properly.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-08-03 10:55:52 Reply

CHECK OUT MY BALLS

so I'm going down the list and getting a feeling for things.

Matt is based off of a matt black Maserati Gran tourismo during the day

The gloss is based off of a Rosso corsa Ferrari F430

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-08-11 01:10:21 Reply

quickie

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-08-14 13:35:27 Reply

got into college to do art, their standards for applicants must be low this year.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-08-17 09:34:07 Reply

I did it, for some bit, if you see it around then you know where I'm found and I bet you'll find it quite sound when you find that mound.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-08-17 13:42:07 Reply

erm, well then

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-09-04 19:33:03 Reply

I'm not back from exile, I'm just dropping something off.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-09-04 21:18:17 Reply

At 9/4/13 07:33 PM, M-Maher wrote: I'm not back from exile, I'm just dropping something off.

The idea here is brilliant. Very unexpected of you.
Take your time exploring and show us what you've found when you're ready.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-11-04 20:54:17 Reply

nothing to see here, move along.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-11-04 20:57:08 Reply

you have no reason to be here.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-11-04 22:39:09 Reply

At 11/4/13 08:57 PM, M-Maher wrote: you have no reason to be here.

Alright, hombre, I am calling you out and going to try to give you some motivation, ya dig?
You've been around the art forum for a while now, you've been somewhat in the general loop of everything going on and though I can't speak for the rest of the Art regs I've more or less accepted you as a "reg," whatever status that may hold. I don't know how serious you are about art but if you are serious about improving I want to be of as much assistance as I possibly can, as does much of the forum I'm sure.
Now, I may be wrong on this judgement but I'd say that your skills as an artist are at the place where you can (and should be) showing us more complete, more ambitious, more interesting art. Looking through the posts in this thread I think you put too much time and energy into the sketchwork of a drawing, especially with the mechs, making it look as symmetrical and "functional" as possible this leads to the tons of incomplete works that fill this thread. Another problem is that even if the mechs were 100% complete they'd just be figures floating in nothing. I've seen you work on more complete compositions like AL-1 and that one orange drawing in that compilation, I think it's time to return to attempting that.
I'd advise that you don't focus too much on small details try to get a dynamic or visually interesting flow of action and motion going, try working faster than you usually do on initial sketching don't focus on colors until the end etc. Start out light, man, then add the heavy stuff.
Personally if I'm working on something I tend to not show anything on it until I've finished it not because I don't appreciate the advice, but I find that when I'm working on something (if its just for me) I don't mind making mistakes and not having a perfect final drawing and using what I learned from the botched drawing to make the next one better. When I'm getting critiques on how to fix something on a WIP I'll take a lot more time trying to fix and perfect the WIP
instead of working on other newer projects. Hope my little anecdote thing helps you in some way.

Anyway, that is my challenge for you, give us some awesome work show us what you can really do, impress us.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-12-15 21:43:39 Reply

Something finally clicked.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2013-12-15 21:45:33 Reply

forgot to post the image

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2014-01-17 13:33:51 Reply

Trying animation, taking baby steps.

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Response to Art thread of M.Maher 2014-01-17 14:28:11 Reply

oh yeah and this

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