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Author Topic: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!  (Read 203185 times)

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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1815 on: September 24, 2020, 02:26:42 PM »
Will iteratively work on this one to see how far I can push an Idea after I put it down on paper

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« Reply #1816 on: September 25, 2020, 07:11:27 AM »
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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1817 on: September 30, 2020, 03:59:09 PM »
nice stuff Lego, good to see you being productive!!
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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1818 on: October 10, 2020, 10:34:52 AM »
Cheers dude!

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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1819 on: October 11, 2020, 05:46:23 PM »
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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1820 on: October 12, 2020, 07:23:37 AM »
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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1821 on: October 14, 2020, 04:59:34 AM »
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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1822 on: October 15, 2020, 03:10:22 AM »
nice sketches Lego!
I like day 1 the most, probably the eyes :P
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« Reply #1823 on: October 15, 2020, 03:51:47 PM »
The only thing I'm happy with overall in my drawing journey.

In a rut I was hoping to get over but every time I think of making some more polished works old habits return and I just procrastinate until the end of the day. Hope to figure it out at a point.

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« Reply #1824 on: October 16, 2020, 06:56:50 AM »
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I think I also need to use a heck of a lot more construction for a heck of a long time. I'm very good at seeing images in scribbles and stuff but having construction a part of my process might help me not overthink coming up with images. At least I've done enough stick figure regimens to get used to this more, but I can consciously do it for characters now. Maybe this'll help.

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« Reply #1825 on: October 16, 2020, 01:37:23 PM »
I think your days in a row is higher? you got up to 4 and then reset to 2 again, might have been because I mentioned day 1 haha

Well if it's any consolation, I've totally been there done that for how you're feeling. I think when old habits return it's a lot easier to get rid of them the second time, like with my eternal battle with slant.

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I think I also need to use a heck of a lot more construction for a heck of a long time. I'm very good at seeing images in scribbles and stuff but having construction a part of my process might help me not overthink coming up with images. At least I've done enough stick figure regimens to get used to this more, but I can consciously do it for characters now. Maybe this'll help.
As an overthinker I support this analytical process. Once you find what you're lacking you can really boost yourself up. Sometimes it's just method, sometimes it's how you think, etc. And plenty of trial and error! Even knowing what methods don't work will help later on with future problem solving.

Something that has helped me, is doing a maximum high level piece, as you say a polished finished work. I did it with cute girls (TM) and now I'm doing it for Inktober, and it REALLY gives you an insight into your abilities. Especially with an iterative development style, you can improve your proportions and concepts over and over to get to a high level.
So I really recommend you try that out. It might take a bit of courage because you might fear that the end result won't be great or whatever, but it will still end up being higher than normal because of the time and effort put in.
And then afterwards have a good think about what went wrong, what went well, how you would have improved it etc.
The main advantage to this is that you use skills at every level, sketching to fine linearting, colouring to shading. It gives a proper value to all your skills.
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Re: SKETCH SURVIVAL!!!!!!!!
« Reply #1826 on: October 17, 2020, 05:44:45 PM »
Yeah I think I need to pause Sketch Survival and a lot of my projects to aim for a masterpiece. At the very least I'll know how far I can push myself and be honest about my actual skill level.

That being said old habits die hard so I'll go ahead and post my day 8 (haha I did get confused there)


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« Reply #1827 on: October 18, 2020, 06:13:09 AM »
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« Reply #1828 on: October 19, 2020, 05:53:23 AM »
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« Reply #1829 on: October 20, 2020, 12:43:56 PM »
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