Saturday, August 24, 2013

More Ib RP related things

Just finished this about 30 minutes ago. More art for the Ib roleplay I'm currently derping around in.

but you're here... that gives me hope..

The female character (Bridgette) belongs to my friend, Kayla.

This took about a week to complete, but that's mostly because I work during the week and I would poke at this thing between other projects. I finished the details on Abner, Dol and the background shadow all today and finished the details on Bridgette last night. That's about as much of a time...lapse? ...stamp? ...that I can give you, haha.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Fabulously Fancy Okapi [wip]

To start off this update with something entirely unrelated to the title, I have recently discovered Welcome to Night Vale, a podcast that can be downloaded/subscribed to entirely for free through iTunes (and some other site I can't remember off the top of my head). I've just finished episode 10 and it's only been two days, hahahaa. It's a good thing it's a podcast so I can work on stuff without being distracted.

That being said, though, now that these things have been posted in the Magic Box centrifuge, I decided to go ahead and store them here, as well. A few Okapi studies, the painting I'm using as a reference and my color comp for my fancy animal painting.

Berthe Morisot with a bouquet of violets, by Edouard Manet

I'm hoping to finish it within the next week, but, knowing how busy I am DURING the week with work, we'll just have to see if that actually works out or not. 

Semi-related, I'm also trying to find a decent sketchbook to use as my "professional" sketchbook. I really like how sketchbooks were 'organized' in this tutorial I found on DeviantArt and, although I'm waiting until I get back to Georgia to shop for one, it'd be nice if I had a pretty good idea of what I was looking for. So if anyone knows of a specific sketchbook that sounds like 'The Legit Shit', please pass it on. c: I would very much appreciate it. 

I think that's all for this go-around. 

Side note: If you're looking for a feel-good book, I would highly recommend My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger. I've just finished it within the past week and I would definitely store it somewhere in my top-ten books. It's also put me in a determined state of mind to find Mary Poppins uploaded somewhere on the internet, but I have had no such luck thus far. Ah, well. It'll turn up somewhere. 

Until next time!

Monday, August 12, 2013

August Update Thingamagoop

Sorry for the severe lack of updates this summer. Things have been a bit weird and I've been pretty busy and exhausted with my job. I've been struggling with, of all things, a fear of drawing or something. I don't know, I guess just a severe lack of confidence. But, here're a few things I've doodled over the past 2 weeks or so.

Real quick sketch for some pals who were blue one evening

Sketch for a friend because it was her character's birthday

Pencil sketch of Rose (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Another pencil of Rose
Drawing for an Ib-themed AU roleplay I'm doing; not my character
Detail shot since on tumblr it wouldn't resize correctly

Hopefully I'll finish some more things before the summer's over. DeviantArt doesn't appear to be letting me upload anything no matter what I do with Chrome (weird), so, this and tumblr seems to be my only means of posting art. I'll probably keep things over here.

Also I've started watching Attack on Titan, so, that's been slaughtering me emotionally. I'd draw things for it, but the fandom is so full of talented artists, I just... don't know what I'd do. <xD Ahgh.