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A picture I drew

Postby Elephant Knight » Thu Feb 07, 2008 8:40 pm

Hello,

I drew this picture because I was bored. It is a portrait of my Star Wars SigFig. (Don't worry, I am drawing a castle one next.)

http://www.brickshelf.com/gallery/ElephantKnight/StarWars/picture_2.jpg

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Postby Jansen » Thu Feb 07, 2008 9:55 pm

Pretty cool. My suggestion is to add more values and do some shading rather than color each side a solid shade of the hue.
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Postby LORD DOOM » Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:37 am

Sweet! One neat thing you could do that wouldn't even require any further illustration at all would be to increase the color saturation using a photo-editing program. (If you have one.) That would make your colored pencil image look richer and more vibrant without changing the actual image at all.

Good dimension in the image and great looking figure presence. Keep up the excellent work! :)
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Postby Elephant Knight » Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:59 pm

LORD DOOM wrote:Sweet! One neat thing you could do that wouldn't even require any further illustration at all would be to increase the color saturation using a photo-editing program. (If you have one.) That would make your colored pencil image look richer and more vibrant without changing the actual image at all.

Good dimension in the image and great looking figure presence. Keep up the excellent work! :)


Don't think I have any program like that. I might check that out though.

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Postby Danielas » Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:34 pm

cool just fucher refrence make the head a little biger
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Postby Bruce N H » Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:58 pm

Cool. Just for future reference, you should make the head a little bigger.
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Postby Voran_the_Scholar » Tue Apr 08, 2008 3:05 am

I'm all up for art, ElKnight, but I prefer more realism. It looks good for a lego, though.

Danielas wrote:cool just fucher refrence make the head a little biger


You know, Danielas...not to sound mean, but it almost seems like it would take more time to spell everything wrong than right...do you really have that big of a spelling problem?
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Postby Danielas » Tue Apr 08, 2008 4:31 pm

yes. :oops: i do good at spelling but when i need it...it just go's away, then an hour later when i'm doing somthing i remember!
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Postby Aliencat » Tue Apr 08, 2008 7:05 pm

Elephant Knight, as Lord Doom suggested some photo editing program would be a relatively low-effort and surefire way to make certain parts darker and others lighter. There's a lot of free software on the internet that doesn't need much time to get into. It's always worth a try :)
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Postby Elephant Knight » Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:39 pm

Aliencat wrote:Elephant Knight, as Lord Doom suggested some photo editing program would be a relatively low-effort and surefire way to make certain parts darker and others lighter. There's a lot of free software on the internet that doesn't need much time to get into. It's always worth a try :)


Personally, I like the pencil crayon look, and besides, I have never been great at editing stuff.

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Postby Danielas » Mon Apr 14, 2008 1:43 pm

don't worry your not alone
to get better start simple get the feel of the program and practice
start by taking a real pictcher and add a lego man simple things just to practices. my.02C
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