Tag Archives: painting

Decks Picture 24th June 2015

Finished mocking up what its pretty much going to look like.

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I’m going to make a full-on technical line drawing in illustrator next. Then colour it flat colours with maybe a couple of gradients. Maybe I’ll do it CMYK. Part of an evolving master plan. Eventually I’ll get to the point where I can transfer the lot to an A1 canvas and start actually painting. Some time.

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Start of a new big painting

I want to make a nice paint by numbers to keep me busy over the coming months.

I’ve been into hip hop and the turntablism scene for as long as I can remember so I’m nerding out and painting a big, graphic picture of my decks mid-mix.

 

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I’ve started to mock up how its going to look before I start doing any actual measuring and drawing. Sorting the colours and the geeky detail that only proper trainspotting dj’s would get.

Massive nerd out.

Life Drawing 14th May 2015

Watercolours, brush pen and a black Sharpie. As time goes on my flagrant disregard for trying to draw tight pictures grows. And I like it.

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Starting to get a ‘little’ bit bored of watercolours already. I’ve got 3 weeks now until the next session so I’m going to have a good hard thunk on what direction to go next. I’m open to suggestions! :D

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Life Drawing 26th March 2015

More watercolour shenanigannery tonight. The brush pen I’ve been enjoying using is out of ink, so I tried a few different ways to make lines. Brush pen wins tho.

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There’s a thought – Maybe dip pen and ink would be worth a try again. Good idea me. Then do some animation. At life class. Then work out a way of posting it here. Go on then.

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That’s it for this term. Next one starts again end of April. I should go. Probably will go. Definitely should go.

Life though. Tiring isn’t it?

Life Drawing 19th March 2015

Had fun tonight, more brush pen and watercolour work. Slightly bigger at A4 size, more confident with stronger colours.

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Its the final session of term next week, I’m in two minds whether to carry on with the watercolours or try something completely different and do some animation, live, at life class…

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Til next week…

Life Drawing 5th March 2015

Tonight was all about the watercolours. I did the first half with brush pen line drawings as the base, then black pencil crayon in the second half.

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Pretty pleased with these for not having touched watercolours since trying to learn them at college nearly half my lifetime ago. Click thumbnails to view larger images:

Note to self: Try doing animation at Life Class next week. No, I don’t really know what will happen – but I want to find out!

Life Drawing 26th Feb

Tried watercolours, brush pen and some nice safe weird tonight.

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Just need to learn how to watercolour now. 2 mins of reading 9 tips on beginners watercolours at break isn’t going to cut it.

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Aaron mentioned in jest that I should try some animation at life drawing. Challenge accepted. Just have to work out how. Flip books or laptop Flash. Haven’t made a flip book since school…