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Pushin through hard times.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Wed Apr 16, 2014 9:49 am

Hello

I just saw this community forming so I thought I join in.
Here is some latest personal stuff. Just so you can get an idea of my work.
The next few post will probably be more studies and stuff.
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Re: Yes.

Postby algenpfleger » Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:45 pm

nice to see you pushing things to finish man! don't use so much black to shade things though! not everything gets black if it doesn't receive some direct light, there's some ambient light in most situations and lots of materials wll still be light even in shade. remember, halfway to black - if it's a 100 (white) in light, it'll be around a 50 (grey) in shade. not always obviously but a good rule of thumb to start with. post studies!
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:10 am

Wow algenpfleger posted on thread :3 Thanks a lot! The whole using black in the shadows thing has been a problem for a while :(
I seem to have to habit to repear this stupid mistake. I'll try to avoid it from now on.

Here are some studies. ehd I had some still lleft since I posted them regulary in another forum. So sorry for the spam. I won't upload everything from last month just a little collection.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:12 am

Sorry for the double post but I can attach more than 10 item at once.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:53 am

I'm just going to post more resent stuff. Who cares what I did last week.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:51 pm

I'm off to visit friends over easter so here is a last update for the next fews day.
Happy easter everyone.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:47 am

Heyy everyone! I'm back.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Jeso » Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:56 am

Hey! Its nice to see that you are practicing the figures poses in different perspectives as well. People sometimes forget about changing the eye lvl of figures on there practice sessions and its actually a darn good practice, digging the animal drawings too.
I think some of your figures have something weird going on where the torso meets the hips, try to pay more attention to the center line and don't draw the hip box so much apart from ribcage.
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Re: Yes.

Postby laugart » Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:39 am

Wow, what a great amount of studies! Love the hands, and these last ones in ink. Everything looks great, just keep doing them :)
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Wed Apr 23, 2014 1:27 am

@Jeso: Hey thanks. I guess its the place to be now, but nice to see you here as well. I hope this forum does well.
I'll try to keep the torso and hip thing in mind. I do still struggle with constructing anatomy a lot.
@laugart: Thank you. I hope I can keep it up to.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Meteorskies » Wed Apr 23, 2014 1:50 am

Nice dedication, mate. Keep it up, it will pay off eventually. There are still some mistakes in the figure drawings, as it has been mentioned already; I most notice the proportions being off between the lower and upper part of the body. Not much, but enough to notice.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Thu Apr 24, 2014 1:00 am

@Meteorskies: Thanks for the comment. I think I may do a few pages just dedicated to human torsos.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Fri Apr 25, 2014 2:08 am

Update:
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:20 am

Update ma babies:
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:12 am

Goood day everyone.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:07 am

Ohhh yeah.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:29 pm

update: I'm working on my application and some other stuff. So sorry for the lack of updates.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Thu May 01, 2014 2:08 am

Studies and I just wanted to post the character I did for the contest.
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Re: Yes.

Postby JacobJanerka » Thu May 01, 2014 9:05 am

Faaaaaa, dude that latest character piece is an awesome level up. And thanks for the kind words in my sketchbook, seems like you have come far since last time I saw you. Keep pushing it man, and remember to apply those studies everytime, it really, really helps.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Mon May 05, 2014 6:55 am

@Jacob: Thanks a lot man :) I should really push the whole applying stuff more.

Here are just two face studies I did since I think faces, hands and materials are my main focus of my studies now (except that I'll alwayss do anatomy).
Once I get more confortable with these I want to get to colours and enviroments and then dynamic poses and design. Here it goes.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Tue May 06, 2014 11:21 am

Todays portrait.
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Re: Yes.

Postby sushy » Tue May 06, 2014 12:00 pm

Very productive :D

I actually have not much to say, except, keep pushing :D
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Wed May 07, 2014 9:40 am

@sushy: Haha no problem. I actually never know what to comment on other people sketchbooks either. Everyone here is doing such great work with their studies.

Here is the portrait of today. Now back to the less fun stuff :(
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Fri May 09, 2014 3:48 am

Update:
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Sat May 10, 2014 6:00 am

stuff.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Crackedskull » Sat May 10, 2014 7:17 am

Nice dedication man, keep working hard :D
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Re: Yes.

Postby V3T » Sat May 10, 2014 8:22 am

Damn that is a lot of stuff! Your Restorer idea is really cool, nicely rendered too =]
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Mon May 12, 2014 5:29 am

@Crackedskull: Thanks man <3
@V3T: I try my best but I do think that some people around here are doing a much better job :(

Ýesterday one of my psd. files corrupted. A whole day of work was lost and I was very mad.
Here are some studies anyway:
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Re: Yes.

Postby Zipfelzeus » Wed May 14, 2014 4:36 am

Having a terrible week :( I'm really sick.
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Re: Yes.

Postby Cryptoendolith » Wed May 14, 2014 7:26 am

And yet you're not resting on your laurels, good going :) Get well soon!
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