Sunday, September 28, 2014
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Showing materials/texture with line
Showing texture in your line work helps distinguish
other parts of your image and gives it a realistic
look. It also gives volume to form.
I find that doing a line study of texture helps
refresh my memory of texture to draw in images.
Here's a diagram of my mind's process for studying and applying.
The first two images are drawings I did after studying textures in the third image.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Shading with directional lines helps
describe the contour and volume of an object.
On a larger compositional level, your choices often depend on the
feeling you want to create,
like suggesting atmosphere or action etc...
In the picture below
(No.1) this technique is called
shading along the axis or shading along.
I use this type of shading in my work the most
(No.2) Is called bracelet shading. The lines are
going around the axis.
This one gives the image a three-dimensional look
Friday, September 5, 2014
and this weeks 30mins Daily Spitpaints
The topics >Waiting by the shore , Snow buggy , long nails