Friday, 30 December 2011

New Del

So here's a new attempt to a cartoonish self portrait.
I started this in photoshop from scratch and I had in mind something else but then I went in this direction.

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Zombie

I definitely need to draw more zombies.
Almost 3 hrs.

Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Water Landscape

More like a test. Around 3 hrs

Monday, 26 December 2011

Merry Christmas!

A pic of a tiny snowman I bought.

Friday, 23 December 2011

Zeus Illustration

Illustration of Zeus.

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Photoshop Tutorial & Tips

Here are some things that I use a lot in Photoshop CS3

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How to turn a Path into a a Shape Layer tutorial.

Let's say you've made a Path, but you actually want a Shape.
Select the path with the path selection tool.



Go to Layer > New Fill Layer > Solid Color.



You will get this menu:



Select None as color, because that is not the color of your new shape but the color of the layer and click Ok. You have turned a path into a new shape layer.

You can also use the Create new fill or adjustment layer button in the layers palette.
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Helpful Shortcuts:
Shift + Backspace - Fills selection
Crtl+J - Copies a layer or selection into place

Cursor problem?
If you sometimes get the cursor turned from Normal Brush Tip into Precise even though you didn't change it's preset it means you hit by mistake Caps Look. To set it back hit again Caps Look.

Fairy

Speed painting of a small fairy.
Pencil on paper colored with photoshop
Around 1hour.

Monday, 19 December 2011

Sketches & Speedies

So after having a around 3 days for myself I managed to draw up some sketches and some speed paintings before ending back into work.
Hopefully I'll be free for holidays.



Monday, 12 December 2011

Birthday & H.I.S.

Hello...

Well this weekend was quite fun, I kept celebrating my birthday since Thursday and it came out better then most of the years.
I wanted badly to get some colored pencils but I didn't find the brand I wanted, though I still have some more places to check so hopefully I'll get my present this week.

Meanwhile here's the front cover for H.I.S.



and the back cover:

Friday, 9 December 2011

Zeus Sketch

I've been working on some more things for the past days and I also got back to continue an old work started last year. It was mainly a rough sketch which will eventually become a composition and I do hope I'll get the time needed to finish it by the end of this year.

In the meanwhile here's a sketch of Zeus.

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Speed Paintings

Around 1h each.



Monday, 28 November 2011

Elf - Inked

Here's an Elf character I did a few months ago. I totally forgot about this guy.

Monday, 14 November 2011

Brothers Grimm Illustrations

"Rapunzel" & "The Wishing-Table, the Gold-Ass, and the Cudgel in the Sack"


"The Fisherman and his Wife" & "Cinderella"


"Snow White" & "Red Riding Hood"


"Tom Thumb" & "Hansel and Grethel"


"The story of the youth who went forth to learn what fear was" & "Rumpelstiltskin"


"The golden bird" & "Sleeping Beauty"

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Glowing Plant Concept

Concept for a plant that grows. I intent to take this idea further.

Saturday, 5 November 2011

September Commission

Commission for "The Fairy-Blood Curse". Her name is September.
You can check the story on www.lookingforthewitch.com

Friday, 4 November 2011

"HIS" Sketches

"HIS" front cover sketch.



"HIS" back cover sketch.

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Photos September - October

Some casual photos.

My workplace:



Winter's coming and we all hate freezing. My kitten Tara.


Plushies:

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Sketches for fairy-tales of the brothers Grimm IV

Sketch for "The Golden Bird" fairy-tale of the brothers Grimm:


Sketch for "Cinderella" fairy-tale of the brothers Grimm:


Sketch for "The story of the youth who went forth to learn what fear was" fairy-tale of the brothers Grimm:


Sketches for "The Wishing-Table, the Gold-Ass, and the Cudgel in the Sack" fairy-tale of the brothers Grimm:
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Sketch for "Rapunzel" fairy-tale of the brothers Grimm:
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Thursday, 13 October 2011

Ina, the healer

Here's another character design I did on the begging of this year (2011) for a project at my ex-job.
I think she's a very special one.

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Character Designs I

Here's some characters designs I made on the begging of this year (2011) for a project at my ex-job.
Probably they'll never get to see the light for what they were created which is sad from a certain point of view.
They're clothing is inspired by Romanian traditional costumes.

I lost so many of these drawings, several male characters designs, as well female concepts and an environmental painting, but I'm sure that it's only the way toward improvement. ;)
Better works will come.

Made with Photoshop CS4 & Wacom Intuos4 using some of my custom brushes.

Innkeepers

Wiseman
 An old drunkard and an old hag. She has a lot of gossips.


A female tailor and her daughter.
 

Leatherworker and a female villager.