I finally did some more arting! Procreate did a livestream with Pauline Voß, a German artist (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6CIF9-f_pk) and I discovered she'd created her own brushes and recorded a video on her style and techniques (https://www.artstation.com/skadivore/store). I tried to emulate it, I struggled with the proportions and the lighting and she looks kind of dirty rather than artistically lit, but eh. #art #mastoart #creativetoots
Then I decided to go back to the perspective guides in Procreate and did this! Okay yes this was slightly over two hours, but I'm quite pleased with it. My biggest issue is working out how to put fine details in (there aren't any in this because I couldn't manage to make it look good). #art #MastoArt #CreativeToots
I've been getting back into doing some art things, and inspired by @sylvia_ritter have been trying to almost speed-paint. My stuff is certainly not a patch on hers, but mostly just to try to not spend five hours getting every detail right! First up are these three simple crap ones from the past month or so. #art #MastoArt #CreativeToots
Finally got back to doing some art! I bought a massive set of brushes and palettes, and found some fun ones. The top/background of this was meant to be towering craggy mountains and I could only see it as such, but when I showed Kristina she said “Oh that’s a cool sky!” and now my brain keeps flipping between the two! #art #MastoArt #CreativeToots
I finished another piece in Procreate the other day! Seriously happy with the lighting and how the candle came out in particular. I was inspired by walking into one of the rooms in our house JUST before it was totally dark outside, we've got thin curtains over the window, and the light was lovely. Obviously our house isn't lit by candlelight though. :P #Art #MastoArt #CreativeToots
After doing that I realised I should probably better try to get my facial proportions consistently correct, and came across this really good series of tutorials by a Lebanese calligraphy artist! https://design.tutsplus.com/series/human-anatomy-fundamentals--cms-724 (specifically the human face ones). They're very much more in the cartoon vein than realistic, but I found they really helped.
They're all directly front-on, but I figure I need to start somewhere!
Then I decided to try my hand at drawing an actual person and man, getting proportions correct is HARD.
Also hard? Noses. And mouths. And I had an image open next to it as reference as I was drawing too!
Procreate and the Apple Pencil are crazy though, it's so like drawing that I didn't even think twice about turning the pencil sideways to do the shading, and it all just worked exactly as you'd expect it to. :o
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