Still exploring ideas for the Butterfly and the Fox story. What if at some he was exploring some part of Africa. I don't want to explore the postcard Africa, with golden skies and girafe silhouette in the savanah. Africa is vast... and I want to explore some other typical aspect, like these akward looking trees, the baobab. This variety kinda look like a giant Daikon.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Still on my sketching spree, I want to make this year a record, I've slowed down in 2011.
For this one I wanted to go simple with value, complexity in shapes and a dramatic effect. No matter how I scan it, and fix it, the original is so much better to look at. With all the subtleties in colors gradient,
Monday, January 23, 2012
Sunday, January 22, 2012
A quick rough for an idea I'm exploring. I'll do a tight pencil drawing next. For the final painting, i feel the cliff on the left side should be warmer, I also want to leave the white of the paper for the skin tone, so they really stand out against the waterfall, and increase the overall sunlight effect.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
This morning, I realized someone stole my electric charger for my scooter, I was f*cking pissed off.
To whoever it was, I'm pretty sure you are not reading my blog, but I pity your morally bankrupt state of mind. OK :) I am no longer angry...
Anyway... the rest of the day went without a hitch. Even more I would say, I was quite inspired. So I wanted to try some good old photoshop. I kept a step by step progress, because I was constantly spamming Jin's inbox with updates. This is still WiP, I may finish it, or not. I feel the stones are not thematically integrated. I'll have to fix that. Feel like random shapes... badly designed.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
A bit of fun today, the quotes along side with this could be...
"I didn't meant to interrupt m'am, but do you know where I can get a monkey wrench? It's a national security matter"
The real deal here, is... I wanted to test some grass, twigs and flowers work... so I started with the setup. The foreground would need to be opaque and I wanted to try gouache, I really struggle with gouache and I wasn't sure of my success. But by the time I was done with the setup(all transparent Watercolor), I couldn't proceed by fear of ruining it. I liked it too much the way it was, but still I gave few gouache brush stroke and kinda ruined the foreground. So I stopped before making it worse. Lesson learned here... ALWAYS follow your instinct.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Happy new year to everyone,
So my resolution for this new year, is to artistically seriously kick ass.
Below are some vizdev for a story I'm trying to come up with. It's about the friendship between a butterfly and a lost fox cub. I'll post some more as the ideas are getting clearer in my mind.