So, I decided to add some of my newer pics. These three were finished just recently and I had some free time so I used my laptop’s camera and made photos. After I trimmed the pohotos in PhotoFiltre so that I wasn’t in the picture. Or my fingers for that matter.
This first one is of a sitting girl and was inspired by some more or less random pic on pinterest. I’ve been using pinterest as a source of inspiration. It’s great. Pinterest I mean, the picture, could be better but I’m of the opinion that it’s not too bad. Yeah, the proportions are a bit off, but it’s not like I was going for realism so there. Done in colored pencils with a pencil sketch under. Sketch is a bit older than the colores on top. I just recently got the idea to go back into it with color. But all things considered, it didn’T turn out too awfull.
The second pic was probably even more random. I just sketched and some time after went back into it with color. Though to be honest, I like it somewhat more than the first one. Mainly the shading in the face. I tried to make the sleeve kinda seethrough but I don’T think I did a good job of that, other than that though, I’m happy with how it turned out.
Last pic is me experimenting with darker skin tones. And frankly, it lookes darker on paper. The photo probably skewed the colors a bit. And probably not only on this one. But I’m too lazy to plug in my skener so using camera app on my laptop was the better option for me. Faster.
Now about the third picture. Like I said, I tried to experiment with a darker skin tone and exotic lip color. The ear is a bit weird and the lips should be a bit more to the right (from viewer’s point of view), but other than that, I think it turned out pretty good. Yeah, the lip placement is still bothering me. But nothing to be done about it now, considering that it was sketched with a permanent medium. So short of scrapping it and starting over, nothing to be done about it now. But I really like to sketch with a permanent medium. If I don’T, I redraw and erase too much. And this eliminates it.
WEll, that’s the pics. Hope you like them at least a little bit and when I finish more of them, I’ll post them. Again with a short (or not so short) commentary.
I cannot say that I have a favourite daily ritual. But my favourite part of the day are usually evenings when I can sit down to my laptop and read/write/watch anything I want and I don’t have anything else to do anymore as all I had to do is at this point usually already done.
I enjoy just sitting and writing or watching anime. It varies what I do, but it usually involves FF. net in some way. It usually also involves anilinkz.com as it is my main sourse of anime. They have a lot of it there and I think it is the biggest archive of anime on the internet since the era of phoanime.com, which I believe no longer exists.
However, now that I think about all I’ve written, I think there is another “kinda-sorta-ritual” that I enjoy. And that is when my mother is using my laptop to play Taptiles as I’m the only one in the family with windows 8. And during this time, I either draw or read a book. Right now I have a really good one – The Man with the Golden Torc written by Simon R. Green. I love his books, but my favourite series from him is the Night Side, however, this is just my translation of the name of the series. I’m too lazy to research it and I also think it is useless to write it in czech as noone would understand it anyway.
So, these are the “sorta kinda rituals” that I do daily or almost daily. And I enjoy them.
I know you’ve seen this dragon before, but! He was missing a wing. And I only realized that after I published the post. So, then I went back to it and added the missing wing. I admit I’m not the best at drawing wings, but I really like this picture.
And I hope you like it as well, at least a little bit. And even if you don’t like it, it would make me happy, if you left a comment.
I’ve got a picture for you guys! You see, my mother was playing Taptiles on my computer today and while she was doing that, I took a pencil and a sheat of paper. And I started doodling lines and other squigles. Then, I decided to turn it into a real drawing. So, a dragon came alive. I had some problems with the legs, mainly the hind legs, but I managed. And that’s because I had a poster of a dragon behind me. I studied the legs and found out they are more cat-like than the horse like legs I’ve been always drawing. And this improved my dragon-drawing skills.
The front legs are still a bit of a challenge, but that’s probably because I just don’t know what to do with them. This time though, they came out kinda nicely. So that is good. And even the head came out nicely.
First of all, I want to apologize for not adding anything for a long time. Had too much stuff to do and didn’t have any idea as to what to write about. So… Sorry about that.
Now, what I want to write about now! I have a riddle for you. You will not win anything by getting it right, but still, I wanted to do this. I mean, I had this pretty screen from a game. And I redrew it in crayons. And now. I will post the picture and I want you to try and guess what game it is from. It’s not that hard. :)
Okay, to add some explanation to it. This is my first sketchbook video I did. It is filmed with my old camera. Now, I have video camera and I’m glad. Because, before, I was not able to record sound. Now I can and I already did my second sketchbook video. Only, it is not yet uploaded. I have it in my laptop, but now working on editing it. Mainly to add something at the end. And then also to switch it to avi format. As my editing program doesnt know how to chew the format it is in.