Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Another oldie...

Pencils by the Jill Friemark , colors by me. No special reason behind this, just a fun little exercise in coloring one of her characters.

In other news, John K now has a blog. Some great little tidbits on caricature up there. The man's a fountain of knowledge so I'm looking forward to hearing his thoughts. I was a little disappointed in reading his opinions on digital painting. Painter is by far a superior tool...it's just too damn complicated. Photoshop used to be fairly limited when it came to brush selections (hate airbrushes!!), but ever since v.7 and CS, there's been a huge amount of textured brushes. More importantly, you can create your own! Pretty much anything you can scan in, can be turned into a brush of some kind. I'm thinking over the next couple of years, there's going to be a lot of great advances in photoshop brush techniques. Now if I could just figure out how to paint like my idol, Bill Wray.

13 comments:

Brian Romero said...

You know how super-opinionated John is. That's part of his charm though! ;-) Back when Spumco first started producing some of these 'fake paintings' Photoshop didn't have any of the cool brushes it has now. I wish Painter was a bit more user friendly and not such a processor and memory hungry beast.

Brian Growe said...

haha she's funny, kinda like a white trash bunny coming out to say "yer dinner's ready, hon!"

potato farm girl said...

Yay Jill! The painting is funny. Thanks for posting the blog of John K knowledge.

Doug said...

I'm glad you brought up brushes. I use photoshop 7 and was wondering if you could share the settings for your texture brushes. I love the look of it. I am working on a job right now that I could use this on. It would sure save me a lot of time if you would share this info....

thanks!

Clarke (Csnyde) said...

Well you sir are one of the great Photoshop masters. We could all probaly take a lesson or two from you when it comes to creating "more realistic" looking PS brushes and the resulting artwork.

How about coming up with a little tutorial or somethin for us uneducated buffons?

Jav said...

Purty colors dude...
looks nice,
oldie huh? Never saw this one before....
Thnx for the John K info....
that should be interesting...

Shane said...

thats awesom... thanks for the peep on the new J.K Blog

martin wittig said...

It looks good man! great color work.

warren said...

As far as following Bill Wray, he's got a nice article in 'Draw! #6'...check it out.

http://www.drawmagazine.com/

I like this mag...it publishes kinda sporadically, tho.

Alina Chau said...

COOOL!

PEPE said...

ummm yeah.... i love it!!

Ben Lane said...

She's got an awfully hairy chest. Nice job with de photoshop.

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