LionsDragon

LionsDragon's Gallery--"Waking Isgerdr" and a portrait of David Bowie

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@LionsDragon You're welcome. :)

I don't use them much. But, upon testing what can I do with them, they're good for creating 'chaos'. I can't help creating chaotic things to, then, start looking for shapes or figures... It's kind of like searching images in clouds or forests. Also, both fractals are good for effects. X]

 

Oh, that. o.o The only advice I can give is something I caught from just observing and practicing. Shapes are the base for a drawing. It doesn't matter if it's cartoon-ish, anime/manga, semi-realistic or realistic.

 

I didn't know that. o.o

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3 hours ago, Beta0 said:

@LionsDragon You're welcome. :)

I don't use them much. But, upon testing what can I do with them, they're good for creating 'chaos'. I can't help creating chaotic things to, then, start looking for shapes or figures... It's kind of like searching images in clouds or forests. Also, both fractals are good for effects. X]

 

I like making "fire and ice" pieces with them, which is part of why I had the idea to add fractals to this image.

 

3 hours ago, Beta0 said:

Oh, that. o.o The only advice I can give is something I caught from just observing and practicing. Shapes are the base for a drawing. It doesn't matter if it's cartoon-ish, anime/manga, semi-realistic or realistic.

...That helps immensely, believe it or not! I guess I never thought to break drawings down that way....

 

3 hours ago, Beta0 said:

I didn't know that. o.o

 

Well, I think this is the first time I've mentioned it on the forums.

 

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@LionsDragon That's good. :)

 

Yep! It kind of helps with body proportions. Almost every tutorial about drawing/sketching advises it.

 

Oh. Sorry for bringing it up. :(

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Well. Now I feel very silly. I always skipped that step as a kid. That could be why I never learned to draw.

 

On 5/22/2017 at 1:32 AM, Beta0 said:

Oh. Sorry for bringing it up. :(

 

Dude, no worries! I brought it up, remember? :) I have glaucoma, the type where my eye pressure spikes really suddenly. I thought it was a migraine triggered by my ragweed allergy. :P

 

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@LionsDragon No need to feel that. I used to draw without doing shapes. They would come out weird without a good 'foundation' (not sure if it's called like that.) So, it takes time to get good at drawing. :)

 

Okay. Had to look it up. I hope that's getting treated. :)

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On 5/25/2017 at 2:22 AM, Beta0 said:

@LionsDragon No need to feel that. I used to draw without doing shapes. They would come out weird without a good 'foundation' (not sure if it's called like that.) So, it takes time to get good at drawing. :)

 

This explains a lot of my frustrations. Boy, if I could have a word with my younger self for being so impatient!

 

On 5/25/2017 at 2:22 AM, Beta0 said:

Okay. Had to look it up. I hope that's getting treated. :)

 

It is! Just had a check up today, in fact, and my doctor was surprised to discover I've regained a little vision in my right eye. :)

 

So on that note--cake for everybody! :cake:

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Your doing some nice work LD, very stylish.

I'm out of reps but luv your feline looking dragons.

Great subject, might have to have a go @ making a dragon myself soon.

Good onya LD :-)

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Meet Isgerdr (Ice-sheltered), McKenna's grumpy older sister. I think their parents may have been an inter-elemental marriage.

 

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I'm also trying my hand--errr, mouse--at digital painting. Here's the late, great David Bowie; wish I knew what he was singing! (I like to think it's "Let's Dance.")

 

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Wow!  The David Bowie is fantastic - very impressive for a first try at painting :bmw:B).  Excellent progress indeed.

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Both are very good! The David Bowie one is just fantastic as a first attempt. I can hardly wait to see what else you will do with this style.

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*squee!* @barbieq25, thank you!

 

I'm working on a portrait of David Byrne right now...the shading on his nose is tricky, but it's a good thing to learn.

 

 

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Is the David Bowie portrait a thumbnail to a larger image? If so, I can't get to load it scratch_one-s_head.gifI can view the bigger Isgerdr if I click on its thumbnail, but when I click on Bowie only a blank page shows up JC_thinking.gif

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Oh weird...yes, it's supposed to be a thumbnail. Let me see what's going on.

 

 

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