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James Doane
James Doane
Lifetime artist with recent focus on digital portraits and figures. Interested in developing the skill to paint figures from imagination.
James Doane
Looks like you have the right idea. Your vanishing points seem too close together which is causing distortion, but this is a good way to practice perspective.
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Harmony Steel
It’s beautiful @James Doane very expressive!
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Sketcher Ameya
Awesome . You are having your own art stylr
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You just need to do a lot of different experiments trying different styles until you start to find what fits you the best. Though I believe I have found the style that works best for me, I still do some experiments trying new things. It takes time, but that is the only way to really find your style.
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Yiming Wu
I like the twisted volume :D Also it looks liks a street wall painting.
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jdn
this is really nice i love the lighting 🤗👌✌
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Here are photos of my WIP and finished digital figure painting done in Photoshop.
andrea painting
andrea painting WIP
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Nice work! I think his right side of the face seems flat, so that eye just seems to be floating on the surface rather than pushed into the skull. I would think some darker shadow above the eye may help resolve that... not sure.
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jdn
woe!!!!!😲 i love this i would hang this up on a wall in a million dollar house for sure.😉✌
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Thank you very much!!
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Nice work @Marcin! I think the first 2 have good form and look pretty good. I think you lost focus on form on the 3rd one and maybe started drawing more by contour. Overall, I think you are doing fine. You can do 'layers' to build up a finished drawing if you do your gestural work very light. I think a lot of people work that way. You can often see some of the underlying gesture below the finished work. It really depends on what style you are going for. I actually like the style of having a partially finished drawing that is mainly gestural. Keep it up!
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It kind of depends on what you want to do with digital. I have focused a lot on digital portraits and figure paintings. I come from over 40 years of traditional art background. If you are interested in seeing some of my time lapse videos you can check them out here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxLr4Juph5m4vjU-ThkLoLA Marco Bucci has some great videos about digital painting in general. You also can't go wrong watching a ton of Sinix Design videos on digital painting. BoroCG has some great videos on YouTube as well.
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Sketcher Ameya
really nice . keep it up james
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Here is my latest digital portrait painting. I do have a time lapse video available for this one if you are interested in seeing my process. https://youtu.be/EodD-0ladDM
Profile portrait painting
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I would do some studies of both options.
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Patrick Jones
Looking forward to many art adventures here!
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Welcome! I have followed you on IG for a while.
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Serena Marenco
A really nice lighting indees, as the subject and that red that emerge from the dark background! I really like it! :)
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Yiming Wu
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