Lost At Sea


Author Comments

Sorry for the crookedness and rings, my sketchbook/scanner sucks.


OK, Here I Go

Well the first thing I am going to bust you on is the scan. You should have cropped it. As you have it at the moment it looks like you rushed it. Keep in mind that presentation is sometime crucial to the pieces survival So you should go ahead and crop out the rings, straighten up the angled right side, and airbrush out that mess in the top right corner.

Now moving on to the actual piece and trying to critique it.

I'm noticing a little of the under drawing still left on the page. Usually with a sketch that isn't that much of a problem, but I get the feeling that you are trying to pass this off more as a finished piece. I think you should adjust the the brightness and contrast a little, Try to get those little bits washed out. This will also help get your blacks of your inks to be a but more true to being black as well as the white of the paper more white.

You might want to be a bit more careful with the legs of the crewmate. His folded legs don't look like they are lead to his hips.

the captains right hand looks a little off. But with the position you have it is difficult to draw. Try changing the position of the hand and see if you get a better result.
Work on your line weight as well. And be sure to take not of how humans interact with there surroundings. Take the Captains foot for example, the toe should curve down a little more considering how the weight falls.

gmanthesandwhichking responds:

Thanks for the critique.
I tried to fix the problem with the captain's foot, the only problem was that that was done after inking so I couldn't really do much without it looking terrible.
As for the hand, I definitely realized my mistake last time I looked at this, the thumb appeared to be more of a pinky than a thumb. Line weight is a big issue with me, but now that I have more than one rapidiograph I have seen a huge improvement in my line weight.
Once again, thanks for the critique and I will definitely folly the advice.

Interesting art style

The captain's arms are a bit long but they're okay. It looks pretty good. Although it could stand improvement, it's not all that bad.


This is awsome i can see a Jamie Hewlett influence like how the captain is holding the flashlite and the long thin legs

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Nov 14, 2010
12:24 PM EST
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