Tuesday, 23 August 2011

flying visit

In a bit of a rush right now, so a brief, and not terribly exciting update

Just carrying on with some studies - Mullins, Maciej and Paperblue - trying to figure out processes and the like.
Would like to carry on doing more of this sort of thing for a while, theres still a lot to learn

Saturday, 13 August 2011

Back to School

While trying to sort out what to do next art-wise, i thought it was time for a bit of a breather and time to brush up on some of the old fundamentals. Colour in particular

So some lunchtime studies of work by people who know what theyre doing - and a few exercises from James Gurneys Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter

And finally, a bit of a process exercise - i really like the work of FlapTraps, so had a look at some specific pieces and tried to reverse engineer his process. Turns out its all about the negative space! So quite useful, and time/motivation permitting, its something i want to try a bit more of. Its a great way of getting out of your comfort zone and seeing how other people go about making an image.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

I'm Ron... Burgundy?

Just a study, trying to work on my colour stuff - i'll keep to the greyscales + colourise for some subjects, but definitely want to get a bit better at eyeballing these things. Going back over some James Gurney stuff too as a refresher.

You stay classy, San Diego.