So I deviated from my one layer, extact-color-match painting style and decided to build up a painting in layers. First I built up the blue and red hues under the skin to get warmer and cooler values (hopefully) with my skin tones. Then I built up some of the highlights, like the nose and eyes, [...]
Practicing more in this style. Here are two of the several that I've done this week. Skulls have my attention at the moment. The second one I did on the reverse(matte) side of the poster board, so I couldn't really scrape the paint off of the paper with the paint knife. Since It was so [...]
I recently watched a few videos of people painting planets and night scenes with spray paint. They would put the color on in layers, put black over the top and use different tools to take varying amounts of paint off of the artwork. At the end they would take a scraper and remove the paint [...]
The sketch that I 'finished' was quite old, so the composition, pose, and anatomy are all a little off compared to what I do now. It was still fun to ink though, regardless.
Version One: Version Two:
Just playin around with format(s). I wanted to get away from the old boxes but still have separate "frames". This is what I came up with.