Thursday, April 22, 2010

Sunday, April 18, 2010

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz part 3

Trying to push it. It ain't easy, that's for sure.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz part 2

When you create stuff, you get reactions and critique. Sometimes it can make you feel confident, and you go on making more stuff. Other times it can make you feel hopeless, and you start thinking and noticing things you could improve in the stuff you created. It's good to get critique but you should also do something with it. So I tried...

Monday, April 12, 2010

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

I've started working with a different approach to colouring my images since a few weeks. One of my graphical colleagues suggested I choose the general colour of lighting for the image and on top I start painting the lightest areas, the focus point of your image, first. What I used to do, well most of the time, is block in all the areas of my image with colour, and on top of that I would paint the lighting, or at least attempt. So far it has led to extremely frustating hours, where I am totally lost in what I am doing, and some minutes where it felt really clear and instinctive what I was doing ... so I think I will stick to this approach for a while, so I experience some more of those clear minutes ...

...and here's some of my process from Oz...