Eph's Art

Discussion in 'User Created Art' started by Taliesyn, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. AlphaAlex

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    That's what I thought of as well. :D
     
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  2. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    That's one of the reasons I've never tried pastels. I'd read horror stories about how difficult they are to use! :eek:

    Still, it looks to me like you'll do just fine with them. You seem to have the patience for it anyway. That's always a valuable attribute for an artist to have. :)

    That's two Uma Thurman votes. Nice! :D
     
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    PerFolmer Citizen of Urth.

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    I'd love to try pastels. Emerlas piece sure does increase that interest.
     
  4. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    It does, doesn't it? And then I remember how messy they can get and I decide, "Yeah, no." :D
     
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    Eph, stop inhibiting me! :D

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    Emerlas... great start!

    Just some tips for when you get back to it, because as you've probably found out... pastels are a bitch to work with.:) Change your mindset from drawing with pastels to painting with pastels and do it in layers. You've actually started things the right way with using a harder pastel. Then go in with soft mushy pastels on top and use you fingers or a smudge stick to do the blending. The rough drawing you're going from is excellent and is what any painter would use. Keep it going!
     
  7. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    NO! :D
    Good advice. *Scribbles in his notebook for when he decides to fiddle with pastels.* :p
     
  8. S.J. Faerlind

    S.J. Faerlind Flashlight Shadowhunter

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    Wow Emerlas ... that looks like it's going to turn out great. I hope you post a pic of the final piece!
     
  9. Druid of Lûhn

    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    Love your work Ephemeral! I also find your mix of drawing and images (textures) really inspiring.
    And I can safely say that I visit CrumbeCult more often than every Monday, just to look at the drawings. :)
     
  10. Emerlas

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    I finished it!!
    yay!
    I'll post a picture in my photograph thread, soon
    it isn't too good though, a rough job
     
  11. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    You, sir, have my undying gratitude for that. I love it when people check out my stuff. :)

    I would say rough in a very pleasing way... and that's not just me trying to be nice. It's like you've stopped short of overloading the image with too much detail. Very nicely done.
     
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  12. Taliesyn

    Taliesyn It's a feral reality out there, kids.

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    Removed by OP.
     
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    Oh yeah!
    Great expressions on the first two and the third... What a woman! :D
    Thanks for sharing!
     
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    More Eph art! Yay!

    The cartoon of the woman reminds me a little of a pro tennis player I saw on the TV while I was at gym the other day. That lady was a true "amazon": muscular and fit in the extreme. There was nothing small, wispy or insubstantial about her and she was gorgeous.
     
  15. Druid of Lûhn

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    Per just stole the words from my mouth! :)

    @SJ: Erm, *clears throat* you wouldn't know here name would you? :D haha
     
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    *rolls eyes* :rolleyes:
     
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    Druid of Lûhn The Little Lamb.

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    *runs circles around SJ, trying to annoy her into giving in*

    hahahahahahahahahahah heheheheheheheheheheheheh hohohohohohohohohohohohoho hihihihihihihihihihihihihihihi
     
  18. Oddrun

    Oddrun I speak languages.

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    Crazy people... :p

    Eph, I love your art! You draw such great characters. Keep them coming :)
     
  19. Taliesyn

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    Thanks for viewing! I'm really pleased with my Amazonian woman! :D

    S.J., I am seriously chuffed with your take on my Amazonian woman. That is exactly the vibe I was going for with that illustration. :)

    Maybe she was talking about the Williams sisters? They're pretty amazing in the physique department!

    Thank you so much, Oddy! :)
     
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    Proof that your artistic communication is right on :)


    I was indeed. It was Serena Williams I saw on TV in a pro tennis match:

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