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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) Monsters FINISHED 2-26-10

Postby Coos » Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:57 am

What program do you use for coloring?
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) Monsters FINISHED 2-26-10

Postby Brax4 » Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:57 pm

Photoshop, I make 4 seperate layers after the base colors are down. Then I just use a super light one for the top one, a slightly less light one for the second one, then I start with shading, so I make a really dark variation and do that for the third, and then for the fourth I do a slightly less dark one, I've liked the turnout, got the idea from Visi.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) Monsters FINISHED 2-26-10

Postby Coos » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:21 pm

Ahh. I can see a little bit of visi in that coloring when I look at it again. It looks nice.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) Monsters FINISHED 2-26-10

Postby DarkCrystal65 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 9:48 am

I suggest you use the Pen tool to make your curves especially on the big guy cause I can see your using the line tool to make your outline. Anyways it looks good so keep it up.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) Monsters FINISHED 2-26-10

Postby Brax4 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:11 am

Thanks for the advice, I have used the pen tool to smoothen my lines before, but I was just excited to get this one done, haha.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) Monsters FINISHED 2-26-10

Postby Brax4 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:57 pm

Finally got it done, sorry for the wait guys.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) PG REF 3-5-10

Postby Chuckledarkly » Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:18 pm

haha roofie i c what u did thar... x3
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) PG REF 3-5-10

Postby Coos » Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:51 pm

Woah, did you redesign Gustav? I'm diggin it
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) PG REF 3-5-10

Postby Brax4 » Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:00 am

Coos wrote:Woah, did you redesign Gustav? I'm diggin it

Yeah, just a few little tweaks to his outfit, I think it makes him a lot less bland. (:
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 19) PG REF 3-5-10

Postby Brax4 » Tue Mar 09, 2010 10:51 pm

Dicking around in Photoshop.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) ME! 3-9-10

Postby Coos » Wed Mar 10, 2010 2:54 pm

You looks sooo cuuuuute.
Draw me nao o/ lol
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) ME! 3-9-10

Postby Fummo » Wed Mar 10, 2010 4:43 pm

Wow
Looking good dude.
I like your style so much!

I was wondering. What tips do you have for drawing?
Like do you first do a rough sketch with a different color, then draw over that?
How many phases do you usually go through?
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) ME! 3-9-10

Postby Brax4 » Wed Mar 10, 2010 9:55 pm

@Coosy : I miiiiiiight. (: If I have time.
@Alphie : Uhm, I have quite a few techniques when it comes to drawing.
-Most of the time, I either take a pencil or a light colored marker (IE lime green, red, pink, sky blue) and draw out a head, circles for shoulders, practically sticks for arms and legs, and a block for a body.
-Then, I take a pen, just because it's darker, and I go over the lines, adding in details, and breaking from the lines if I see it going somewhere different.
-Scan it all to the compy, bleh.
-Open on Photoshop, crate a new layer, normally named 'Outline 5-6 pixels'
-I use the line tool to outline the whole character, not the inner details, just the outside lines.
-Repeat the step only with 'Inline 2-4 pixels', then doing all the inner details.
-Create new layer for every color, and add them all in so it's all just solid colors.
-Add in 3-4 shading layers, Top one for the lightest shade, where the light hits, 2nd one for the second lightest (which goes under the lightest, as to not go over the lightest area), 3rd shading layer is the darkest, used for all the areas that are dark, then 4th (sometimes) is used to do the second darkest area (once again, it goes under so it doesn't go over the darkest areas I've already done).
WHEW, that was a lot. Hope it helped, though it probably didn't.

It normally ends up looking a little something like this:
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That's the logo I'm using for our video projects that me and my buddies film, highlighting our best moments so far, in all TWO of our videos, haha.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) ME! 3-9-10

Postby Chuckledarkly » Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:26 am

i duno why but i like his alone pic better than the 3 of em just the color saturation and lines i guess /shrug but i like it all ^^
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) ME! 3-9-10

Postby Fummo » Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:46 am

Thanks Brax.
only thing is I don't have a scanner, but your advice helped me ;D
For my course I'm going to mainly focus on storyboarding anyway.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) ME! 3-9-10

Postby Coos » Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:11 am

Brax4 wrote:@Coosy : I miiiiiiight. (: If I have time.



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I won't be looking forward to it ;D
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) ME! 3-9-10

Postby Brax4 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 1:33 pm

Just some sketches.

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Lots to be explained eventually.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) SKETCHES! 3-16-10

Postby Garsna » Tue Mar 16, 2010 2:21 pm

Yay Purple guy!
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) SKETCHES! 3-16-10

Postby visiface » Tue Mar 16, 2010 2:32 pm

    Someone's been busy! xD
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) SKETCHES! 3-16-10

Postby Brax4 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 2:39 pm

Not really, I'm really working on PG's backstory, I was thinking about making like a ten page comic devoted to his origin.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) SKETCHES! 3-16-10

Postby Chuckledarkly » Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:04 am

I love your on paper stuff so much! ^^
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) SKETCHES! 3-16-10

Postby Brax4 » Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:24 pm

It looks a lot smoother, I like it a lot, but it's not really finished work ever, it's just scraps.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) SKETCHES! 3-16-10

Postby Brax4 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:17 am

Another page of the sketchbook, another G?! What?!
You'll understand later, possibly? If you really wanna' know who this G is, PM me here, or preferably on dA.
NOTHING is set in stone as of yet though.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) SKETCHES! 3-22-10

Postby Brax4 » Tue Mar 23, 2010 12:11 am

Some mock-up characters, to be used on a card game my buddy is making.
The BRAINS! Characters are as follows:

The Young One
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The Badass
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The Avg. Joe
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The Woman
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Let me know whatcha' think.
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Re: Braxy's Art (Skip to Page 20) BRAINS! 3-23-10

Postby Chuckledarkly » Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:40 am

Sounds sweet. ^^
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