Hey, all! Thanks for the kind words, everyone! I really appreciate them! I'm really glad everyone's digging the graveyard masuimi (no pun intended... for a change!) as much as I had fun making it.
- I really like the colors that you uses, so warm and inviting. I have to agree with belial's note on the wavy lines, and it seems odd to have her floating there, obviously sitting, but not sitting on anything at the same time. Throw a milk crate in there or something!
- it definately is a bold picture! The face is pretty and the tough perspective looks good! It feels weird to have some parts (the guns) outlines while other parts (her body) aren't.
- i like how soft and her skin coloring is in contrast to the more satureated backdrop. Good angle on her face, too.
- Yeah, I miss those Bellefree workshops, too! They really pushed you to do your best work at times. That last one hosted by Alberto was the best... And also, the last time i did a background as complex as this one!
- I was going to ink the lines, but I hate inking so i stick with what i know - very tight pencils. At this resolution, indistinguishable from inks, anyhow.
- There's something weird going on with her midsection perspective, but her face is really beautiful!
- I think you win the prize for making an image that looks the most recognizably like Masuimi Max herself! I think it could help the piece to have lass blurry parts and make everything as sharp as her body details. The blurry tattoo on the crisp body feels somewhat out of place.
- nice strong colors, i think you did an especially fine job on the chrome.
- good to see you jamming again! I remember back when you were practically always the first person to post a rendition on the Drawing Jams! Anyhow, a strong unmistakeable take, as always - she looks like she could be posing for a playing card!
- I don't know what your talking about, your colors are quite strong and pretty. I can't even guess which parts are colored pencil. I love the textured background, and the fact that you customized both poses to make her look like the same different-from-Masuimi character.
- I dunno, just squeeze int he time somewhere. Lunchbreaks, after work, early mornings. Helps that I was really excited about this piece, and I'm pretty fast anyhow. I like the look on your illo's face, and the fact that her derriere really feels planted on the ground, not floating. Her forearms, though feel too short for her upper arms.
- Nice drawing, in the very stylized Shane tradition. I love that even her tattoo is stylized. As for getting back into the habit, Matty has it exactly right. Drawing is like any sport or fitness: You have to do it constantly to stay in shape. I can only speak for myself, but lately, I've been getting up and drawing for one hour every morning, and man
has my drawing improved! Or maybe come back up to speed: I found that, because I hadn't drawn anything in a long while, I'd fallen out of practice. Now that I've been devoting an hour a day, the figures roll off the pencil that much easier. but granted, it's hard to make the time. I know I can't keep it up forever, and when I pause, my drawings will likely become crappier again!
and wow, i think i coverred everyone, woo hoo!
Off to do some real work, then!