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Author Topic: Daisetsu's works  (Read 22090 times)

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Re: Daisetsu's works
« Reply #210 on: July 01, 2018, 04:38:32 PM »
pretty awesome. I prefer the black and white to the previous color one, but that might be my bias anyway. looks like you are definitely getting used to it as you say.

I assume the chess pieces (thanks for pointing that out Walter) are made of wood? if not then this is embarrassing. i recognized its a wood texture so its definitely not bad, but often the lines of wood run for much longer, and often wobble as they go around what were branches and stuff on the tree, leaving knots behind as the little circles you see. I recommend drawing a few circles/ovals and then drawing lines lengthways along the object, curving so you miss the circles. with every next line, try and miss the previous line so the wobbles become rather soft. Google "wood cartoon" or even "wood manga" to get some great reference points for simplification, or use real wood as a reference and try and copy that. Or use a wood texture which would look awesome.

I too am curious to what is going on, though :P
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« Reply #211 on: July 01, 2018, 05:25:00 PM »
Just two quick questions about that piece, if you don't mind. Which way is the body supposed to be facing, and how do the shoulders connect to it? It might just be that the dress is really obscuring my view, but it's visually confusing to me.

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« Reply #212 on: October 14, 2018, 05:15:08 AM »
Man, time flies so fast that I can't find myself in it at all :P. As always thanks for the comments. Last one came out a bit twiested because of the perspective :P.



Finally I managed to make another steampunk themed work :). This time spying fairies with light bubbles attacking the Cogwealth sisters, Amelia and Amy [my OCs] :P.
Colors done mostly by using the oil paint brush in MediBang - that's why it looks a bit chaotic - wanted to achieve something different than solid flat colors.

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« Reply #213 on: October 25, 2018, 07:03:58 AM »
Lovely piece and lovely steampunk :P
I think using the brush came out well, more like a painting than your usual works. maybe a bit more time with a smaller size brush will help to add more details and sharpen it up a little, but keeping the overall brushy feel. The background is very simple though, it should be nice to have a bit of scenery to make the piece feel more real. good job and keep it up.
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« Reply #214 on: October 30, 2018, 04:47:39 PM »
Chaotic is a word for sure, but I'd go for "scratchy", which pairs really well with a steampunk theme, especially if it's a futuristic steampunk where all the copper and metals have been used for so long. I think the weakest bit is probably that the smoke/steam lacks its own depth. If there were a few more values added into it, it'd really pull the piece together. Right now, it's sitting there looking kinda flat, y'know? But I have to agree, the oil brush did a good job here, especially with the hair.

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« Reply #215 on: November 01, 2018, 07:04:17 AM »
Many thanks. I really should focus more on details and depth I think. For the smoke, I made it on just one layer with one brush - looks like it wasn't enough.



Happy Halloween! Colors came out nicely :).
And it looks like I switched from GIMP to MediBang for good :P.
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« Reply #216 on: November 01, 2018, 07:41:33 AM »
Nice work! I love the colors! Very Halloween

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« Reply #217 on: November 02, 2018, 03:58:29 PM »
it takes a lot of time to get added details as you have to be a lot more careful and thorough. I always get impatient and want to finish the piece so I know it can be hard moving to a higher quality level :P

lovely Halloween one. cute little hat accessories :P
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Re: Daisetsu's works
« Reply #218 on: November 02, 2018, 07:37:13 PM »
Jeez Daisetsu how do you colour like that. Really like how it all comes together. Put a smile on my face. You should sell postcards if you ever get the chance.

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« Reply #219 on: November 17, 2018, 10:06:39 AM »
Thats a very colourfull and interesting composition.  :thumbsup:

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« Reply #220 on: November 21, 2018, 04:57:13 PM »
Thanks guys :).
suuper-san - I also get very impatient fast :P. It looks like patience is the key :).
Yup Lego :). Selling postcards sounds like a great idea. Maybe I should try making even some more pruducts XD.



Another steampunk themed work. Guess I'll stick with it for a longer while :).

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« Reply #221 on: November 26, 2018, 03:24:50 PM »
patience is indeed the key. the more time you spend on a piece, the more of your skill you allow to show (that being said I never do that , ever, haha)

nice gear and cog piece.
I'll always love a steampunk piece.
the dark cloudy shapes at the bottom are the shadows? it would look better if they have less blur nearer the characters feet where it is cast from, as thats how blurry shadows work :P
but overall well done and very cool piece :)
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Re: Daisetsu's works
« Reply #222 on: December 01, 2018, 01:47:01 PM »


Ok guys, I decided to change my software.
From now on I'll be working with Clip Studio Paint EX which I bought on Black Friday Sale :)
For now it looks great and has many features which I always used in Gimp and MediBang. I'll also use it in my future manga/comic projects because it has a lot of helpful options dedicated for comic creators.
And the drawing above is the result of playing with various options and learning how things work in the program :).

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« Reply #223 on: December 01, 2018, 02:11:49 PM »
Good on you, man. I probably should've tried to invest in a new program, but it seems like a lot of programs these days work on subscriptions. Man, I don't want a subscription, I just want a disc with a program that I can use as-is forever. But I'm just old-fashioned, I suppose. My current art program (Krita) has given me so many headaches that I've pretty much quit digital art until I can find something better. I'm glad that the switch has worked out well for you! And everything about it is still very you.

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Re: Daisetsu's works
« Reply #224 on: December 02, 2018, 03:04:44 AM »
Sweet! Those gears give the piece a very cool feel.

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