!… ImagineFX 

… Just digging through the latest issue of ImagineFX and found this quote by Julian del Rey: “… The most dangerous situation is when all of your characters look like a bunch of clones“. Very true indeed and worth an addition to my “Tips” category.

2020 – Daily Routine

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Wow, 2020 is almost over and 2021 is just around the corner! NeedIess to say I want to take this opportunity and try to establish a solid daily practice and blogging routine. Also I’m about to start streaming on Twitch real soon, so i’m looking forward to see you there!

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I have added two more disciplines and reorganized the schedule:

– Monday – 
2 – 4 FACE/HEAD studies from Ref. (4 lineart, shade one of them)
* 10 – 15 Minutes each
! variation of HAIR (volume !), GENDER, AGE !


– Tuesday – 
10-20 GESTURES from Ref.
* 2 – 5 Minutes each
! var. Poses, NUDES and CLOTHED mixed !


– Wednesday –
 2-3 Colored LIGHTING Studies from Ref. (sunlight, nighttime, artificial Light sources…)
* 15-20 Minutes each
! TIME OF DAY + WEATHER EFFECTS / SHARP vs SOFT !


– Thursday –
3-5 MATERIAL Studies from Ref.
* 10-15 Minutes each
! TEXTURE vs PAINTED DETAILS!


– Friday –
3-5 monochrome COMPOSITION Studies from Ref.
* 10-15 Minutes each
! 3-5 VALUES / GRAPHICAL READ !


– Saturday / Sunday –
… free projects, drawing, fanart, fun stuff, portraits, speedpaintings, other websites …

You can find all reference images on my pinterest board…Alright, now LET’S DO THIS!