einahsketch: (Snow White - daze)
This has been one of my favorite moleskines to date. I've had it since late summer, and we've been through a lot. I like that I can see improvement in it. I like the memories I have associated with the various pictures. I only have a few pages left, so I'm cramming as many sketches as I can to a page.


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So uh....

Oct. 18th, 2010 11:05 pm
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Guess who just got re-obsessed with Neopets?

Neofriend me?

And if you don't have an account, least check out my userlookup.
einahsketch: (fascinated)
So yeah, this is what I've done over the last.... 20 days? Yeah. a little, and like the last post, the portraits are all of people in my Creative Writing class. I think they started to catch on by now, so I draw them when they're on the podium reading stories and can't focus on me. Muaha. But let's start off with the cover of my moleskine.

This is probably my favorite of the various covers I've done in the past. I'm pleased with how it turned out. I have to fix it up every so often because it fades a bit, but otherwise, it's held up pretty well.
Portraits, Nuzlocke Run and more under the cut )

I'm sorry the pictures are smaller than usual. I had to try a different scanning method that doesn't use Photoshop, as it was causing a lot of issues and crashing a lot. It was much faster and scanned with much more detail, but it's difficult for me to determine what's a good size to resize the pictures for. I'll work on this for the next post.
einahsketch: (Snow White - daze)
Recently I've been sketching a lot of portraits of people in my various classes, mostly in my Film Analysis and Creative Writing, since those are the classes where people tend to stay still for the longest amount of time. Also, Most of them are girls. That's because there are a LOT of girls at my school. In some classes, we have about 1 boy to every 6 girls. Most of the boys sit behind me in class, so the girls are the only ones I see. I wish this was different, since I really do need practice at drawing guys but, eh, what can ya do.

Anyway, here's the drawrins:

Mouse girl, white-dreadlocked, not-a-rip-off-of-Kida girl, and a very gaily colored Link.
more under the cut, as usual )
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Got a new Moleskine after finishing up the last one. It's one of the larger, soft covered ones. I like the paper in these much more than the one used for the hardback moleskines simply because it scans better. The only big problem is that it's easy to press down too hard on pencils and all and create impressions on the other side. Oh well.

I didn't feel like scanning everything that I've done in it because some pages just weren't interesting or what not.

Porch copied from a picture I took in Greece.

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Lots of sketches under here, some from the moleskines and others from random pieces of paper. The last 9 (except the very last one) are kind of old, some of them drawn last year.

Think I'm going to color this soon. Looks like a fun experience.

more under here. Some nudity, nothing too scarring. )
einahsketch: (fascinated)
Okay, first off, the WIP.

Worked on this during the livestream and decided the skin needed reworking since it didn't really reflect the light too well. Still experimenting with that.

Here the changes are more obvious. I'm trying to fix Zelda's eyes - I think they look better but I need to clean them up a bit.

And here are two other things that I was working on during the stream )
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Sorry for lack of art posting. I've had friends over constantly this weekend thanks to marathons and exploding A/C units. Not much time to draw (and when I do draw, it's nothing worth posting), and the free time I do get I generally spend sleeping or interneting. Or watching movies. Netflix has a really great list of instant-watch movies!

I guess there's one thing I can show you.

Cd cover I made for a mix CD I made for my boyfriend I made. Wait, what?

I did not spell "mellon" wrong. Swear it. Inside joke and what not.

There's a really cool spider on my desk.
einahsketch: (hmm?/skeptical)

Favorite Character Meme
by ~einahpets on deviantART

Get guessing! Name and what they're from. Go go go!
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[livejournal.com profile] apple_rocket is over. We decided that, with my recent trend of art and all, we should do a collaboration. Of people. Having sex. This is what happened:
Under the cut for obvious reasons )
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Updated with comments because I got distracted and didn't write any the first time :D

This post is nothing but Zelda fanart (and one not-Zelda), since now I can draw Link and Zelda, don't want to stop drawing Link and Zelda, but can't draw Link and Zelda doing normal things. That's why this is a not-safe-for-work/safer-for-work-but-still-nekkid post.

Except this. This is work safe. And the clothes didn't last long. Maybe it's because I can't draw their clothes, as is clearly demonstrated by this picture.

These would be the not safe pics [3] )

These are the safer, cuddlier pics [5] )

Okay, I love my moleskine, but I hate the way the paper scans.
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I've been livestreaming for 8 hours.

We watched AMV Hell 3, Akira, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and a couple episodes of Samurai Jack.

Anyway, here's the picture as it stands now:

Finished the shield and added a rock to make the angle work. Not sure if it fixed anything. Detail shot:

Might have to fix the lighting since it's now angled away from the light, but we'll have to see.
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Yeeeah so all I worked on for 5 hours was a shield that isn't really even at the right angle.

I'm hoping to fix that tomorrow.

Here's a close up:


Any advice on how to fix this and NOT have to redo the entire thing? I think it can be fixed just by changing most of the perspectiv-y lines, if that makes sense.

... maybe this would be a good time to look for shield replicas and zelda cosplay...

Livestream was a blast. We watched Mean Girls, Starchaser (i.e. The Legend of Zelda Star Wars in Space), and the pilot episode of Samurai Jack. Definitely more entertaining that just music.
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Decided to draw some of the men on Dexter while watching the show (and Shaycarl). Dexter is an amazing show! I finished season 2 and I need to order season 3, but it's absolutely fantastic.
3 more under here )
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Livestream'd for 3 hours, which brings to the total time spent on this image up to around 30 hours.

As you can see, the focus here was mainly fixing Link's anatomy and tweaking the tunic to make it more accurate to the Twilight Princess design, since that's the game that this image is based in. Here's a comparison:

Yup. I think I'll see if I can't make some changes to his arm tomorrow, but one of my goals for this is to add the shield. Yup, the shield. I don't know when I'll ever finish this, but it's a fun experiment.

Oh, and thanks to [livejournal.com profile] milokey  and [livejournal.com profile] footnoodles  for dropping in :3 I appreciated it :D Hope you guys had fun
einahsketch: (you're shitting me)
So my goal was today was to finish the sword, fix some issues I had with Zelda's anatomy, and experiment with lighting/shadows some more. Yeah, we never got to the last part. It took a lot longer to fix Zelda than I expected, and I had to do a lot of recoloring. I eventually finished, but I will probably work on the dress some more. But that's some other time. Here's a comparison:

I haven't fixed the toes yet. I also want to fix the face a bit - the eyes especially.

Here's the image as it stands now:

Just as I redid a lot of Zelda's anatomy, I'm probably going to work on Link some tomorrow. I don't know if I'm going to go quite as over the top with him as I did with Zelda, because to me, it just looks like the torso needs to be shortened. However, I will probably add detail to the tunic, and that may take some time.

Actually, that's another thing. I want to add some designs to Zelda's dress - she's a princess, even her romp-in-the-field clothes have to be somewhat fancy. That's probably going to happen on a later date, though.

And I did get the sword more or less finished, though I still need to work on the gold details on the scabbard.

Now THIS was fun to color.

As always, any help/advice is appreciated. For instance, Zelda's left (our right) arm. It's been bugging the crap out of me. I want to fix it, but I do not want to redo the hand. What do I do?

Posting this early because I am absolutely exhausted. I even took a nap during the livestream because I was scared that I was going to just fall asleep right then and there. I do volunteer work all day tomorrow, so I'm debating whether or not to livestream or even work on this thing until Saturday.
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I think I worked on this for, like, 6 or 7 hours today.

I started off by adding some grass, but after about half an hour of that, I got really bored. So I decided to add a sword!

Not done, clearly. It's based on the sword that Rusl made in Twilight Princess, the one that Link starts out with. The scabbard was a bitch to do because reference was hard to find, so I took some liberties with the design. Based on the sword, this picture takes place in the Twilight Princess universe of Zelda, so I might be making some major changes to Link's tunic soon. However, I will not for the life of me add chainmail. He's on a date with Zelda - he'll take his sword but he doesn't need a suit of armor. (Link has the Ordon sword because he put the Master Sword back in the stone thing, remember?)

That's my reasoning anyway.

Shut up, I'm not lazy.

The coloring of the sword is based on how it's colored in the official art, but I tried not to reference it to the point of copying the style. I still looks copied... I used a guide that [livejournal.com profile] ikage  recently made to color the metal, so this has been an active learning process.

This picture is coming along nicely, but I feel like it's far from done. I want to add more stuff, like maybe a shield, random floating light things. I also want to add more highlights and maybe re-color Zelda's skin. Seriously, I plan on going full out on this thing, it's so much fun to work on.

And this is why you should join the livestream:

Yeah. What now.

(Guys, if you see any glaring problems with anatomy, lighting, coloring, whatever, please tell me. The sooner I know about it, the sooner I can fix it and the more I learn from this drawing. For instance: do you think the sword is too small? Thank ye)


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