Sylvain St-Pierre
Sylvain St-Pierre
Montreal, Canada
Sylvain St-Pierre
Cannot give you critique, you are way ahead of me. Are these drawings a result of you following the Proko course ? «they are awsome if you ask me. Love the dynamism.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
hi Andrew, i may not be understanding the course program but it seems that most of the videos in the course are also appearing on the Proko 3D page. Do we need to be to be subscribe to the course to have access to the Proko 3D page ?
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Gayatri M
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Did my 3 wire armatures. I tried 1st one while watching the lesson and forgot to make the left leg :P So, I had to add left leg separately. 2nd armature is 1 inch per unit and 3rd armature is 1cm per unit. I just created the armature with exact ratio mentioned but didn't give any posture to them. Please suggest me, if that needs to be done as well.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Hey ! it came out pretty neat. I have to try it when i have a minute.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Love it ! Love It ! Love it ! Learned, Learned, Learned !. So happy i subscribe to this course. Thanks for the video.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
hi, i think its a little to rigide. Not sure whats your background and i am not a pro but i would suggest starting with the gesture to make it more fluide (light lines) and then add the anatomy. Look at Proko's Youtube channel it has a great video on that.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
and i jusat saw Steve's and Vincentius critique and their absolutely right.
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kobile
Hi, was able to "finish" it on time, thank you very much Andrew! Crits are welcome :) kobi
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Not sure if its your first but it came out really good.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Cool video. I bought the Chavant clay and i will try using that technic to create a torso close to what you did. Just as a personal project to improve. The medium Chavant is sticker than i thought but its fun to work with. I'll post the piece in my album once done.
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megalij
I hope this isn’t to late for the challenge, I took some liberties with exaggeration and altering the position I hope that’s ok:)
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Super cool idea. I love it.
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David Marteney
Here’s my submission. I’ve never really done any kind of sculpture before, but I really enjoyed the process. Only tools I used were my fingers and some bent wire, which you can see in the pictures.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Came out really good. Great job in my beginner opinion. Do you have drawing background ? Hope to see more of your work, its promising.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Great info tks !... i'll probably try out everyone of them eventualy. Today i purchased some Chavant NSP Medium for the course. Might as well follow my mentors favorite for now.
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Dan Schofield
Hello all Here is ‘Jesse 233’, my second sculpture and my entry for the Proko Cheap Sculpture Challenge. Although I suspect I fell at the ‘cheap’ hurdle, as I bought 2lbs of Chavant Medium for £17.49 (or $24.30 equivalent). Other than that, I already had (from my first sculpture) some aluminum wire, flower wire, pliers, Milliput original, and a wooden block, for making the armature. For reference the set of six miniature pliers was £13.99. For tools, again, I already had a homemade rake (a pedicure baton with a 24-gauge nickel wound guitar string offcut attached), and I supplemented this with a crappy plastic handle, metal end dental tool (although I do have some dental tools bought specifically for sculpture, in the spirit of the challenge, this was just lying around at home.) All in then, the ‘from scratch cost’ is probably around $50. I made the armature using the simple mannikin frame drawings on page 40 of Loomis’ Figure Drawing book if you know it, which gave me an 11cm skeleton, slightly larger than the 75mm I sculpted at before. I made many, many errors (procedural and structural) in my first sculpture (you can see it on my Instagram @fairygrot). Since then I have learnt more about sculpture and I wanted to focus on two of these fundamental learnings, also referenced by Andrew so far on this course. 1. Getting the pelvis and rib cage right. 2. Focusing on contours (as opposed to internal information). Having the rotational pose photos was incredible. I really tried not to get sucked into internal anatomical detail I knew was there but couldn’t see on the contour. I only started adding some internal volume in the last couple of sculpting sessions. I also didn’t get bogged down in refining. I tried. But then I discovered that my tools just dragged the clay where I didn’t want it (very different to the polymer clay I used for my first sculpture). So early on I dropped the tools, and gave myself a goal of only using my fingers (the face of my pinky finger nail ended up making a much better shaping and smoothing tool than the dental tool). I therefore only used my home-made tool in the last session for trying out some raking across the chest, abdomen and thighs. Everything else is with fingers. This was done over five or six sessions, including one for making the armature, of between one and three hours. Ten to fifteen hours all in I think. My girlfriend ‘suggested’ I stop at this stage (i.e. she banned me from continuing), which I think is the right decision. I wanted to do something more gestural and loose and, despite this taking 5x longer than it probably should, I am happy with the outcome. Sorry for the waffle but, given the audience, I hope you found it interesting. Good luck with the challenge, all! Dan
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Came out really nice.
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Alexis Bodet
Hey all, i made Skelly's girlfriend ! First time doing traditional sculpting but i found that transitioning from Zbrush to Clay was very interesting. A lot of great entries good luck guys. Tools: - Chavant Medium NSP - Wooden spoon - Some welding wire (tin), for the armature and a small tool - Old knife - Wooden plate
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Love it !
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Yiming Wu
OK Here's my ZERO budget sculpt! Never done any sculpture being it digital or traditional, turns out to be ton of fun! I have some wires left over from my electronic projects, so I tried to make it into a simple armature (Doesn't actually work, it's too soft an the rubber isolation is elastic, so it can't hold shape that well) I just used my soft eraser as the medium. It's so soft and sticky (because that's what it does...), so it doesn't feel that good than the harder clay in the video, but i get used to it pretty quickly. Tools? I just used my hands... And yeah the figure is probably a bit too small to be handled by hand, but it's just so much fun!! :D
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Sylvain St-Pierre
10/10 for creativity in my opinion.
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Munir Ali
I started with a some aluminum foil for the armature, which ended up being to big and is visible in some one place. Other that a some air drying clay that I had lying around. It got difficult to work with that one as it was to soft, so I decided let it dry, work it with a knife and add Play-Doh where material was missing. Thanks for the challenge, I enjoyed it plenty :D Tools: 1. Knife 2. Boxcutter 3. Pen 4. Pencil 5. Big Paperclip 6. Small Paperclip (whichg I lost)
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Thats pretty good Munir. Creative.
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Tania Carmichael
Hello, the sitting figure is my first and the lying down figure is my second attempt at sculpting a figure.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
I love the feet of the lying down figure. They are quite small and you managed make them really nice.
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Xinying Lin
Hello this is my very first one. I think it is a bit too rough to provide any typical mistakes..
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Sylvain St-Pierre
hey not to bad for a first. What kind of clay or other material did you use for this ?
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Marena Kehl
I took a hammer to this one. I don't have photos of my very first sculpture.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Looks like my ex mother in law. I know why you used a hammer :P....but before you did that the sculpture was pretty good in my opinion.
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Matt Dampier
Hi guys, here's my first sculpture, I did a torso of Eve, I used a paperclip and a butter knife, critique welcome. Matt
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Nice ! i think us beginners (first figure sculptures) will need to learn more about anatomy but in my humble opinion i believe your first is pretty good. Good luck for the 30th.
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William O'Connor
...I found that the tape method was too loose for my liking...
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Sylvain St-Pierre
I like this. Is it blue tape ?
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Jeff Bailey
I also tired the relining body of Jesse. This was done with a aluminum foil portion for the body. Still using the spoon, knife, and paperclip.
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Sylvain St-Pierre
Really nice.
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