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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-12 18:15:28 Reply

School started up again a few weeks ago, here's some stuff I've been up to

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-12 18:32:16 Reply

At 9/12/13 06:15 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: School started up again a few weeks ago, here's some stuff I've been up to

Oooh. Frida Kahlo meets that one cover of that one Death Cab album.

I dig the textures and simplicity

Shot through the heart and you're to blame

Who is the hunter?

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-12 19:01:32 Reply

And a portrait study that I doodles on top of. I kind of wanted to go for the idea of people being represented by animals
bird doodle still needs some work though

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-14 21:07:55 Reply

Went ahead and started on the next portrait
I thought progress might be kinda cool to see

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-14 21:11:59 Reply

At 9/14/13 09:07 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: Went ahead and started on the next portrait
I thought progress might be kinda cool to see

holy shit that mouth looks godawful


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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-17 17:52:22 Reply

Essentially done with this piece
Will get a better picture of it tomorrow

Going to tour SAIC in a few days, beyond pumped!

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-18 17:26:57 Reply

Playing with forms and ink and stuff
might end up doing something with this

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-19 21:55:03 Reply

At 9/18/13 05:26 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: Playing with forms and ink and stuff
might end up doing something with this

More stuff for concept

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-24 21:07:32 Reply

Some quick thing I did for a wheatpaste

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-09-28 11:52:40 Reply

At 9/24/13 09:07 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: Some quick thing I did for a wheatpaste

Aaand the actual wheatpaste.

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-02 22:58:35 Reply

Hey cool I got scouted

It's been real, you guys


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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-02 23:01:09 Reply

whaaaat
I thought it would link to the art portal
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/democracyftw/buffalo

testing

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-02 23:31:11 Reply

At 10/2/13 11:01 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: whaaaat
I thought it would link to the art portal
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/democracyftw/buffalo
testing

It doesn't portal link unless it runs on it's own line and isn't embedded, like so

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-02 23:41:03 Reply

At 10/2/13 11:31 PM, bigjonny13 wrote:
It doesn't portal link unless it runs on it's own line and isn't embedded, like so
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/democracyftw/buffalo

Oh thanks! Good thing I can delete my other posts so I don't look dumb

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-07 18:11:53 Reply

Stuff I've been doing

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-07 18:14:08 Reply

At 10/7/13 06:11 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: Stuff I've been doing

Sketch for something I can't decide if I want to do digitally

fuck robots

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-09 00:02:22 Reply

Don't really have any art to show right now, but last weekend I visited the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and had a portfolio review up there, and today I got an email from them saying that they've accepted my portfolio for admissions and was "identified as a strong candidate for merit scholarship", which I'm really excited about! I guess the whole point of this is that you can look back in my old thread which was linked earlier here and you can kind of see how if you just put in the hours, you can really do anything.

follow your dreams :0

Anyway I don't want to not post a picture so here's a landscape study I did for like 30 minutes before bed

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-13 12:57:32 Reply

I redid that one drawing in photoshop, because it's easier to get cleaner lines and stuff digitally

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    I had a sketch of this in my art thread, but I have always wanted to redo it on photoshop. Anyway here it is. Kind of like th...

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: god I hope I didn't fuck up the link

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-18 16:05:50 Reply

Back with more stuff! Last saturday I attended a monoprint workshop up at the school. A monoprint, if you didn't know, is a type of print made by painting on a piece of plastic, and the pressing the piece of plastic onto a wet piece of paper. Unlike most other kinds of printing, it cannot make multiple copies, hence the name.

I'd really like to do a charcoal drawing of this, as I really wasn't satisfied with how a lot of the shading turned out, but so be it.

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-18 16:07:35 Reply

I've also been working on an acrylic painting that's rather large (about 2x3 feet!). I kind of like the idea of a bone wrapped in a ribbon, and I really don't know why. Probably something to do with a fleet foxes song I've been listening to too much :S

Feedback, as always, would be appreciated on either piece :)

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-10-22 00:26:04 Reply

I like your work a lot ! it looks like a lot fun doing all those art experiments


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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-11-02 23:33:26 Reply

At 10/22/13 12:26 AM, lokitaiwan wrote: I like your work a lot ! it looks like a lot fun doing all those art experiments

Thanks! Art experiments are best experiments.

I really need to do a lot more studies though.

I'm still pretty bad at blocking in digital art, so I was trying to study that a bit in this piece. Probably around an hour for this one.

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-11-02 23:34:49 Reply

Another study. Probably should go a bit further with this one but I'm feeling especially lazy tonight :/

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-11-09 14:05:21 Reply

I did some flcl fanart! Was trying to be really loose with the watercolors, did a wet on wet technique. Might redo this at some point tho :P

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-11-09 14:07:02 Reply

At 11/9/13 02:05 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: I did some flcl fanart! Was trying to be really loose with the watercolors, did a wet on wet technique. Might redo this at some point tho :P

I also finished up that bone painting.

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-12-16 23:54:43 Reply

I'm still doing art you guys! Also today I found out that I've been accepted into MICA, and also won a merit based scholarship! Yipeee

Anyway this is something in the works. I'll have more junk tomorrow when it's not 11 oclock and finals week ahah

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-12-17 17:58:03 Reply

At 12/16/13 11:54 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote: I'm still doing art you guys! Also today I found out that I've been accepted into MICA, and also won a merit based scholarship! Yipeee

Anyway this is something in the works. I'll have more junk tomorrow when it's not 11 oclock and finals week ahah

Looks boss. I have a weakness for sword designs and sketches of blades and such.
Scratch that: any drawn concepts for weaponry falls into my favoured category of art. :D

The hilt could use some work, it looks a little uneven in comparison to the rest of the sword. The scratches and worn, chipped edges on the blade are a neat touch, good job!

Like you said though, it's still in progress and I think the foundations for a killer piece are in place. Also, I thought of Metastable-Steve's art when I saw some pieces on this thread (the skull in the centre of the halved head, for example), and then I saw that it was the man himself who scouted you. :D
Keep up the art, friend, I'll be keeping an eye on this thread, and take care.
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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-12-17 21:48:48 Reply

At 12/17/13 05:58 PM, PotentApogee wrote:
stuff

thanks for the feedback man! Did some linework on it tonight.

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-12-26 00:29:13 Reply

At 12/17/13 09:48 PM, DemocracyFTW wrote:
At 12/17/13 05:58 PM, PotentApogee wrote:
stuff
thanks for the feedback man! Did some linework on it tonight.
wu tang clan ain't nothin to fuck with

went as far as I would like to go with this

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Response to New Sketchbook Thread 2013-12-29 02:34:07 Reply

I have studies and junk to post

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