Sunday, July 20, 2008

They call me Mo, cause I always want mo'

Friends, charcters, and a color test...that's the stuff!...Enjoy!

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Still struggling

This one took about 2 hours...looks better, except the face is a little long in the nose and time I won't second guess myself. Rendering is more believable, but not entirely true to the subject...still alot of room for improvement.

Monday, July 14, 2008


Ninjas and Starwars...enjoy.

Friday, July 4, 2008 here is an attempted portrait of Marko. I did a 20-30 minute study from life and then spent about an 1-1.5 hours bringing it to a finish on my own. It ended up looking more like a cross between Marko and Pee Wee Herman...both of which are over idealized. I think the chin and neck are too big, the back of the skull needs more mass, and the features are still too platonic. That is one thing that I am really struggling with. I keep on hearing people say that my rendering is good...but to me, it looks to perfect and not natural enough to the light. I also think the features may have drifted a bit from the original structure I had designed. I guess it just goes to show how little I still know. I remember instructors in the past telling me to study Vanderpol (sp) for rendering features more believable...guess I need more work. Anyway...sorry Marko.