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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 12th, 2008 @ 06:21 PM Reply

At 2/12/08 06:08 PM, LaserKarl wrote: But why? Haha.

Not that i inted to stop or anything, its just that i don't understand what we get out of it.
I've thought this through many times, and i can never come up with an answer that statifies me.

I've never been too good with words.
I find it easier to put across what I mean by drawing it.

That's why I got into drawing/art/whatever, anyway.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 12th, 2008 @ 08:59 PM Reply

What is Art Discussion

I make art for other people. Nothing is half as exciting, for me at least, as creating something and having other people appreciate it. I think that's why I like NG so much, where else can you get instant feedback on a grand scale?

I also like the process, and thinking about the ending. When I'm done working on a picture, it seem kind of useless to me...

I've never found words to be inadiquate for expression, so the idea of expressing things through art because that's the only way you can put it seems silly to me. How is menstrating on paper any clearer than simply writing "Feminisim," "Un-Sanitary," or "Disgusting" on the wall? Modern art usually ticks me off; sure, they say they're expressing something through art, but the only way it'll make sense is through them explaining it to you. True expression should need no explaination.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 13th, 2008 @ 06:29 PM Reply

I do requests now!

yes that's right. I do requests. BBD pm'd me and since I had nothing to do I at the moment I decided to make him a signature pic. If you guys would like to make a request go for it, but I'll fulfill one that I'm most inclined to do. That being said you could make a request on my art thread, here, or just pm me. it's all gravy. if a request doesn't get fulfilled this means I'm either busy again or I just don't feel like telling you, however I will say so instead of being an asshole and leave you hanging.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 09:13 AM Reply

So I was browsing the internet and happened to come across this artist named Anthony Lister. He does a sort of abstract comic book character kinda thing. Anyway I really liked what he was doing, especially his interpretation of batman, so I just thought I'd share... that is what this art forum lounge is for isn't it?

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 10:08 AM Reply

At 2/15/08 09:13 AM, enjoyshaun wrote: So I was browsing the internet and happened to come across this artist named Anthony Lister.

Great find!

Ron Mueck is my latest favourite artist. Unbelivable stuff. Many of you have sertainly allready seen this guy. I think what he does is called hyper realism. Big sculptures with incredible detail and feeling. Check it out.

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At 2/15/08 10:08 AM, LaserKarl wrote: Ron Mueck is my latest favourite artist. Unbelivable stuff. Many of you have sertainly allready seen this guy. I think what he does is called hyper realism. Big sculptures with incredible detail and feeling. Check it out.

Oh my god, that's insane! I love it, especially the last peice on that page, the self-portrait. :o

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 11:13 AM Reply

At 2/15/08 10:08 AM, LaserKarl wrote:
At 2/15/08 09:13 AM, enjoyshaun wrote: So I was browsing the internet and happened to come across this artist named Anthony Lister.
Great find!

Ron Mueck is my latest favourite artist. Unbelivable stuff. Many of you have sertainly allready seen this guy. I think what he does is called hyper realism. Big sculptures with incredible detail and feeling. Check it out.

my fucking loard.. I thought that was photoshop. damn I hope it becomes a traveling exhibit.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 11:17 AM Reply

At 2/15/08 09:13 AM, enjoyshaun wrote: So I was browsing the internet and happened to come across this artist named Anthony Lister. He does a sort of abstract comic book character kinda thing. Anyway I really liked what he was doing, especially his interpretation of batman, so I just thought I'd share... that is what this art forum lounge is for isn't it?

this guy is amazing as well. pure genius in his choices. I wonder if he takes requests? I wanted optimus Prime or robocop :-p

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 11:53 AM Reply

Finally i got something on my mind that is worth posting here...

Ive recently bought a new tablet. Not Graphire, not Intuos but Volit02. Yeah whatever, i know its like 2 years old. But i preferred not to spend too much money on something that ive never used in my whole life. The Volito2 is very light and easy to use, even though it isnt wireless.

So far im having a blast with it. If anybody knows, do you think it was worth the purchase? At least ive got myself a tablet after many years. My first ever xP

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 03:07 PM Reply

Here is a commissioned reference of a w40K Guardsman's lasrifle I did, I was wondering if I could get some critique?

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 03:28 PM Reply

At 2/15/08 09:13 AM, enjoyshaun wrote: So I was browsing the internet and happened to come across this artist named Anthony Lister.

lol
I would give exactly 0 dollars for this. Though for a fee of 20 bucks, I would dispose of it for you. Otherwise, you keep it.
I'm so evil :(

At 2/12/08 03:54 AM, Vousielle wrote:
Fractals are patterns in chaos though, so wouldn't an increased randomness be more likely to produce a fractals?

fractals are not random, they're extremely precise mathematical figures. A fractal is a figure that repeats in a such a way that if you zoom on little parts of it, you will find that whole figure again, and so on until infinity. To generate one completely randomly would be impossibly unlikely, though as I said I'm sure that if you look carefully at his giant-ass collection of paintings, you might find some parts of them that SORT of might be "fractals". But that doesn't mean anything nor should it be praised; it's not his fault.
So to even get close to a fractal, you need to print it from a computer rendering.

Here's what a real fractal looks like:

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 03:42 PM Reply

At 2/15/08 03:28 PM, poxpower wrote:
fractals are not random, they're extremely precise mathematical figures. A fractal is a figure that repeats in a such a way that if you zoom on little parts of it, you will find that whole figure again, and so on until infinity.

My point exactly, they are the patterns that permeate the the underlying framework of the universe.
What appears to be random actually falls into a pattern.

quantum physics for the win!

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 03:56 PM Reply

At 2/15/08 10:08 AM, LaserKarl wrote:
Ron Mueck is my latest favourite artist. Unbelivable stuff. Many of you have sertainly allready seen this guy. I think what he does is called hyper realism. Big sculptures with incredible detail and feeling. Check it out.

Wow, thats the most amazing thing i've seen in a while.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 03:57 PM Reply

At 2/15/08 03:42 PM, Vousielle wrote:
My point exactly, they are the patterns that permeate the the underlying framework of the universe.

er maybe, but in an actual visual representation sense, they're just pretty mathematically generated figures that you can zoom-in on infinitely to re-find the same base figure again.
I'd be very impressed if Jackson Pollock managed to consciously make such an impossibly complicate thing by throwing paint on a glass plate.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 04:01 PM Reply

At 2/15/08 03:57 PM, poxpower wrote: I'd be very impressed if Jackson Pollock managed to consciously make such an impossibly complicate thing by throwing paint on a glass plate.

consciously? No way in hell. lol


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 04:03 PM Reply

on the subject of Muek, (sorry if i misspelled)

his sculptures are amazing, he had a show at the Andy Warhol Museum a little bit ago and i went to go see it, to see photos of his work is one thing, but to be standing next to a 10 foot tall photorealistic woman sitting in bed, or a foot long man sitting in a boat, it's really surreal, i kept waiting to see them breather or blink or just get up and walk away, it's really almost creepy but amazing

i'd recommend everyone to see his work in person if you get the chance


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 05:32 PM Reply

At 2/15/08 04:03 PM, Captain-Ben wrote: i'd recommend everyone to see his work in person if you get the chance

I saw the Giant newborn one, it was pretty sweet.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 15th, 2008 @ 05:38 PM Reply

At 2/15/08 10:08 AM, LaserKarl wrote: Ron Mueck is my latest favourite artist. Unbelivable stuff. Many of you have sertainly allready seen this guy. I think what he does is called hyper realism. Big sculptures with incredible detail and feeling. Check it out.

That is some amazing work right there it all looks so incredibly detailed. Although I think those two little old ladies might give me nightmares, time to get the plastic sheets out again.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 16th, 2008 @ 06:06 PM Reply

The baby one is cool, but i didn't think it was as realistic as some of his other sculptures


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 19th, 2008 @ 06:49 PM Reply

A series of tubes.

alright, sorry for the lame topic idea... but i need some help. How do you keep your characters from simply being connected lines from place to place? sleeves become tubes. hands become spheres. My torsos + shoulders seem to be afflicted by this the most, with many just being a trapezoid with sleeves attached.
folds also seem to elude me.

i'm trying to add detail, to both the lineart and colorings, without reducing my penstrokes to mad-scribbling. (tho... that sometimes helps.)

can anyone help, maybe link to some tutes?
(here's an example i whipped up, the arms i feel kind of confident about, but sleeves/pants are far from realism)

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 20th, 2008 @ 01:03 AM Reply

I'm just wondering, does anybody know a site with a bunch of free hand poses, or full body poses? I'm trying to practice drawing people naturally standing and their hands naturally at their sides. If anybody knows a site with some poses I would greatly appreciate it.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 20th, 2008 @ 01:42 AM Reply

At 2/20/08 01:03 AM, Winned wrote: I'm just wondering, does anybody know a site with a bunch of free hand poses, or full body poses? I'm trying to practice drawing people naturally standing and their hands naturally at their sides. If anybody knows a site with some poses I would greatly appreciate it.

I looked through a bunch of my old posts and found this site called www.posemaniacs.com. It's pretty sweet for body poses, I don't think it has hand poses though, just full body and face poses. Hope it helps!


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 20th, 2008 @ 10:40 AM Reply

At 2/20/08 01:03 AM, Winned wrote: I'm just wondering, does anybody know a site with a bunch of free hand poses, or full body poses? I'm trying to practice drawing people naturally standing and their hands naturally at their sides. If anybody knows a site with some poses I would greatly appreciate it.

http://div.dyndns.org/references/ has some pretty good photos.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 20th, 2008 @ 11:27 PM Reply

WIP CRITIQUE
Here is a WIP of something I am playing around with, any critique would be appreciated.
It is supposed to be like old turn of the century iconographs.

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 21st, 2008 @ 01:13 AM Reply

Fractals are patterns in chaos though, so wouldn't an increased randomness be more likely to produce a fractals?
fractals are not random, they're extremely precise mathematical figures.

Originally fractals were ugly, like the Cantor set or the Koch curve.

Mandelbrot was the first to make one beautiful, and he coined the term fractal.

Jonathan Coulton wrote a song about it C:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ES-yKOYaX q0


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 21st, 2008 @ 09:04 PM Reply

oh man, I'm dieing here, I need an art collaboration pronto!

I doubt I'm gonna make it into any 'limited spots available' (for well-known artists only) luis collabs.
Does anyone have any (non-digital) collaborations at all that they could show me?

ugh, no digital, please.


If anyone can spare it, I would really appreciate $0.60 on paypal PM me perhaps?

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 22nd, 2008 @ 12:57 AM Reply

At 2/12/08 12:25 PM, LaserKarl wrote: I guess this is a good place to discuss the question "What is art?"

This is something I've actually put a lot of thought into. I even made an animation about it, if anyone's interested (please forgive my terrible voice acting and weird accent).
I came up with this theory back in 2004 and so far it's still the one I like the most. Art is not an objective concept, we can't say 'This is art' and intend this sentence to be universal. It all depends on our inner beauty meter.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 22nd, 2008 @ 06:46 PM Reply

Does anybody know how much I could buy a decent tablet for? I have no idea what kind to get seeing as I've never had one, I may be able to make some money but I would like one on the cheaper side.


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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 22nd, 2008 @ 06:58 PM Reply

the future most-asked question (or tablets.)

bamboo is the cheapest, starting at 80, but the best is $200.

it goes all the way up to intuos3, which are some real high-quality equipment. these are 4x6 by 12x19, which is INSANE, and probably not needed.

Find a place that sells them at a student discount (assuming that you are one) and you save even more!

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Response to Art Forum Lounge Feb. 22nd, 2008 @ 09:15 PM Reply

the future most-asked question (or tablets.)


bamboo is the cheapest, starting at 80, but the best is $200.

it goes all the way up to intuos3, which are some real high-quality equipment. these are 4x6 by 12x19, which is INSANE, and probably not needed.

I have a 4X6 and love it to the max, but sometimes it's a little quirky because the buttons (specifically the zoom/scroll) is where i rest my arm (I'm left handed)

I plan to upgrade to a larger size when I muster the cheddah


If anyone can spare it, I would really appreciate $0.60 on paypal PM me perhaps?

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