Sketchdump #295 – Material Study (wood)

I realized that wood is actually rather complex to paint – while normal, untreated “generic” wood is easy and fun, it becomes a lot more challenging when adding polish, wood finishes, different hues of wood and different light settings. What to do?! Studies!

2 from life, one from photo… not sure I got everything right, especially in the “from life” ones!

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Sketchdump #294 – master studies

Some master studies. I also tried applying the mood of one image to a completely different setting (from photo). That’s basically what “using reference” is all about anyway, but also interesting to do just as a study.

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Sketchdump #293 – studies and randomness

Sketchdump #292 – Virtual Plein Air

Free Reference Photos: Taiwan (Part 2: Architecture)

Last year I got the wonderful chance to spend a few weeks in Taiwan – and of course I took lots of photos. Part 2 (architecture) is done uploading now. And as always, they’re free! Enjoy & spread the word :)

Part 2 (Architecture): https://gumroad.com/l/OjYfS

All other free packs: https://gumroad.com/lyraina#

Example images:

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Emhyr var Emreis – Witcher Fanart

Free Reference Photos: Taiwan (Part 1: Temples)

Last year I got the wonderful chance to spend a few weeks in Taiwan – and of course I took lots of photos. Here’s a collection of temples and other ancient looking Taiwanese/Chinese architecture for all your photobash & reference needs!
Like my previous packs, they are free, so enjoy and spread the word :)

Head over to Gumroad to download for free: https://gum.co/yCoqv

 

Example images:

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