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Monday, March 22, 2010

The Green Box

Here's a downscaled preview of the sheets I posted over at The Art Center... it's about a simple but effective way to get to know your own creation better.

The colours were picked from an ice pop ad:

Update: I added some fat brush concepts and tests to my recent post at the AC...

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  1. Cheers Tom! :o)

    Tyson, you're welcome... thanks for stopping by.

  2. I've been following your work for some time now. Love it. Congratulations, very helpful image.

  3. Hey Florian, thanks for dropping by my blog and leave a comment. I only have to say: Wow!

  4. Ramitxon, many thanks - really love your work and your sense for obscure creatures :)

  5. Great, as always. Your color schemes are amazing.

  6. Thanks Javier! I picked the colours from an ice pop ad :o)

  7. Florian thank you so much. I love the art center. when did you make such an amazing website. How did you get all of those artists to be apart of it? Thank you again!!

  8. Thanks Neil but the credit goes to Randall Sly and Rad Sechrist who made this. I was invited by Randall to join the gang ;o)

  9. Oops, my mistake, sorry about that. Well thank you anyway for posting at the art center. I think it's a awesome blog, everyone here at work are talking about it, and that's how I found out about you. You are an amazing artist!!!!

  10. Neil, many thanks for your feedback, I appreciate that, cheers!!

  11. That's SO GOOD!!!!!
    I like your style!!!!!!

  12. Hey Florian! I've been a longtime fan of your work, so your comment on my blog is much appreciated, thanx so much!

    It was your blog that got me using the blue pencil, which was a big eyeopener at the time!

    If you'll excuse me, I suddenly feel the urge to draw ducks now...:P

    Back to the drawingboard,
    -Edwin Rhemrev

  13. Love the process breakdowns, especially the "fatbrush" studies! Trying to loosen up with my drawings and the posts on Art Center have been a revelation. Keep 'em coming, and thanks!

  14. Edwin! Thank you so much for writing such a kind feedback! ... Cheers! Love your art!!

    Ryan, the same goes for you, thanks for stopping by and giving such a interesting feedback! I appreciate that very, very much!