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Response to Cypress Returns May. 25th, 2012 @ 02:17 AM Reply

Yeah now that you mention it, the left clavicle is rather high. Thanks, everyone.

Doing some digital painting out of boredom:

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Response to Cypress Returns May. 29th, 2012 @ 04:18 PM Reply

Rrr~ RRRRR~

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Response to Cypress Returns May. 29th, 2012 @ 04:25 PM Reply

At 5/29/12 04:18 PM, CypressDahlia wrote: Rrr~ RRRRR~

this is from an anime, why can't i remember the name?

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Response to Cypress Returns May. 29th, 2012 @ 04:26 PM Reply

At 5/29/12 04:25 PM, BlackMist75 wrote:
At 5/29/12 04:18 PM, CypressDahlia wrote: Rrr~ RRRRR~
this is from an anime, why can't i remember the name?

hint: it has something to do with zombies

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Response to Cypress Returns May. 29th, 2012 @ 04:32 PM Reply

At 5/29/12 04:26 PM, CypressDahlia wrote:
At 5/29/12 04:25 PM, BlackMist75 wrote:
At 5/29/12 04:18 PM, CypressDahlia wrote: Rrr~ RRRRR~
this is from an anime, why can't i remember the name?
hint: it has something to do with zombies

I GOT IT!
Kore wa Zombie Desu ka :3

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Response to Cypress Returns May. 30th, 2012 @ 04:27 AM Reply

Ding ding ding

Some edits here:

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Response to Cypress Returns May. 30th, 2012 @ 09:39 AM Reply

At 5/30/12 04:27 AM, CypressDahlia wrote: Ding ding ding
Some edits here:

You always work such great perspectives.

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Response to Cypress Returns May. 31st, 2012 @ 03:50 AM Reply

Typically there are only three reasons to draw for me:

1.) drawing a new pose
2.) drawing a new angle
3.) drawing a new composition/style

If it's none of those three, then I usually have no motivation to draw. Here's an old fanart of Lord Canti I forgot to share with you guys:

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 2nd, 2012 @ 02:48 AM Reply

35 minute Kamen rider inspired sketch.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 22nd, 2012 @ 02:01 PM Reply

Remind me never to upload PNGs with transparency again.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 22nd, 2012 @ 02:12 PM Reply

At 6/2/12 02:48 AM, CypressDahlia wrote: 35 minute Kamen rider inspired sketch

that just made my day

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 22nd, 2012 @ 09:05 PM Reply

Your stuff is inspiring! it inspired me to work in perspective again.


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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 22nd, 2012 @ 11:14 PM Reply

great thread keep them coming.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 23rd, 2012 @ 01:29 AM Reply

I'm on this weird ninja fix

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 23rd, 2012 @ 01:34 AM Reply

At 5/25/12 02:17 AM, CypressDahlia wrote: Yeah now that you mention it, the left clavicle is rather high. Thanks, everyone.

Doing some digital painting out of boredom:

This is my favourite i love the colour.


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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 23rd, 2012 @ 03:54 AM Reply

thanks for the compliments/comments dudes. I'm still working hard to improve. Mostly in the area of color theory/light composition.

Another 2 hour speedpaint. More ninjas, of course:

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 23rd, 2012 @ 10:00 AM Reply

At 6/23/12 03:54 AM, CypressDahlia wrote: Another 2 hour speedpaint. More ninjas, of course:

Well, if you're drawing ninjas, here are a few more suggestions.
TMNT
Raiden (MGS)
Shadow (FF6)
Goemon (Mystical Ninja)
Shinobi
Strider

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 23rd, 2012 @ 04:50 PM Reply

All good suggestions, dude. I think Shadow is a good option. Gives me a chance to work on a bigger scale since he's always fighting big ass monsters. Anyway, here's Hanzo:

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 23rd, 2012 @ 06:48 PM Reply

Nice speedpaintings! constructing a single character would already take me 40 min.


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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 24th, 2012 @ 06:07 AM Reply

thanks man. I've been working on laying down my colors efficiently.

This one took 3 and a half hours due to complications with the character design. amano's illustrations are hard as hell to read...

and yes, Big Jonny, I did take your suggestion to draw Shadow and I included Interceptor to complete the duo.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 24th, 2012 @ 10:22 AM Reply

At 6/24/12 06:07 AM, CypressDahlia wrote: and yes, Big Jonny, I did take your suggestion to draw Shadow and I included Interceptor to complete the duo.

Hooray!

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 24th, 2012 @ 11:56 AM Reply

Really love the ninja drawings. Besides your (as usual) good execution they are just well composed. So much energy, so much ambience. Part of me wishes for the speed paints to be fleshed out even more and part of me wishes for them to stay so "flowing", if that word makes sense. Great work.


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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 26th, 2012 @ 04:13 PM Reply

thanks, man. I've been working on color theory more than anything. Hopefully I can get a professional portfolio together soon. Given I do enough speedpaints and stuff lol.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 26th, 2012 @ 04:15 PM Reply

At 6/26/12 04:13 PM, CypressDahlia wrote: thanks, man. I've been working on color theory more than anything. Hopefully I can get a professional portfolio together soon. Given I do enough speedpaints and stuff lol.

Hey.

Hey you.

Stop being that good, you're making me jealous!

Seriously though, I feel like trying this kind of stuff out, and I got lots of time to do it during my 12 hour shifts of doing absolutely nothing on weekends. Any quick tips you've learned doing these that you could pass on to me? It would be great :P

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 27th, 2012 @ 03:02 AM Reply

From a technical standpoint, the three biggest tips I can give you are:

1.) keep as few layers as possible: preferably one. Painting over your mistakes will make your workflow faster.

2.) work with a solid color scheme. If you're going for a mood piece, especially a quick one, having too many conflicting colors will make your work a mess. I always paint the entire picture a base color (green, blue, brown, etc.) in half transparency first, to help unify my palette.

3.) either sketch or block in your picture first. Compositions are difficult, especially in action pieces, and you don't wanna scrap a halfway done piece just because the composition is off.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 27th, 2012 @ 03:25 AM Reply

All of your pieces have really nice colours and a sort of warmth to them, and the dynamic poses are great. Just wish we'd get to see something finished more often.


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Response to Cypress Returns Jun. 27th, 2012 @ 03:51 PM Reply

Thanks for the tips, your stuff is amazing.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jul. 3rd, 2012 @ 10:51 PM Reply

Thanks. An hour speedpaint:

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Response to Cypress Returns Jul. 4th, 2012 @ 02:02 AM Reply

And another. this one 2 hours roughly.

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Response to Cypress Returns Jul. 4th, 2012 @ 02:36 AM Reply

This is some serious kick ass work, perfect story board concept.. The metal gear solid is well done too.


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