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Charcoal Still Life

April 28, 2012

Didn’t come out the way I wanted it to, proving that one should never draw still life with charcoal.

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Waiting

April 28, 2012

I’m planning to do a series and this is the first piece. Black/white charcoal on gray toned paper. In this series, I’m trying to emphasize bright light viewed from a person standing in the darkness – in this case, light coming from down a hallway.

Self Portrait ft. Cloud

December 25, 2011

Traditional oil painting

Made this a year ago (2010), messed up on my own face. Please to comment on any improvements I could make. Cloud is the name of my rabbit.

Baby Saphira

November 26, 2011

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Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

Final

Earlier stages on top, later ones on bottom to track my progress.

What I would imagine baby Saphira from the Inheritance cycle by Christopher Paolini would look like. Just a way of saying thanks to Paolini for writing a great series!

This is also my first digital painting, thanks to Juan Solorzano for the great digital art tutorials. I used his videos as a reference, except I went with blue skin (Saphira) rather than Juan’s purple. I also tried to make the face more intimidating by stretching it. Please comment on what improvements I can make!

Reference video (part 1 of 3): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMfSAh7Piic&feature=channel_video_title

Check out his channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/JSolorzanoArts1

Un-titiled 1

November 24, 2011

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Reference: pg 27, <<结构素描:真人头像>>

Eye to the World

November 24, 2011

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Gold key entry for 2010 Scholastic Art Awards contest!

Steps

1 Made a collage of magazines
2 Photocopied it in black and white
3 Using photocopy as reference, drew with pen and ink.