|Gwyneth Paltrow Portrait!! once again not perfect, but it took me about 5 hours and 45 mins!! so Im happy with it|
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Name: Steven Nicholas Jones.
Birth Place: Llanelli, South West Wales
Current Place: Llangennech, Llanelli, South Wales
Hello, Call me Nick.
my hobbies are Drawing, Art, Writing, Movies, oh and gaming.
My goals for the future are to become an artist and start my own business one day in the near future and maybe just maybe write professionally, but I shall leave that to one day at a time and concentrate on my art.
I also love to travel, and collect things and meet new people.
My top Six countries are:
5.) Asia (Himalayas,Nepal)
I have a wide range of music I listen to such as Rock, Jazz, Metal, Classical, Dubstep and anything else really.
I attended Coleg Sir Gar, Jobs Well and study Digital Illustration.
Other things I am into are Resident Evil which I am hugely obsessed with and anything to do with The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, I love world cinema film and Television such as The Killing, The Bridge, Wallander and So on... anything Scandinavian really.
My top Four favourite Actors:
1.) Benedict Cumberbatch
2.) Nicolas Cage
3.) Mark Wahlberg
4.) Will Ferrell
My top Four favourite Actresses:
1.) Rooney Mara/Noomi Rapace
2.) Rebecca Hall
3.) Adelaide Clemens
4.) Naomi Watts
As you can tell I love movies, but there are far too many to explain on here just yet, I suppose Its good because it will give us something to chat about once we start chatting.
Current Residence: United Kingdom
Favourite genre of music: All Genres
Favourite style of art: Fine Art, illustration, Comic style
Operating System: Windows 8
MP3 player of choice: Ipod Touch
Favourite cartoon character: Jill Valentine
Personal Quote: Barry Burton: That was too close. You were almost a Jill sandwich!
Sketch it Saturday
Anatomy isn't always essential while drawing
But what I am here to talk about is the anatomy and how its not actually essential in drawing, im not saying its not relevant or its not needed but, you don't entirely need it, as all you need is to remember the basic shape of the body and the outline of the figure as you can see in my sketches and just draw.
The hardest part in drawing a figure and characters is the proportions and what you can see in my drawing above is that I have done the figure fine but what makes the sketch horrible to look at is the proportions, its one of my biggest weaknesses and its the most important and vital part in making realistic and beautiful characters and its something you all need to consider!!
So my advice to new artists and amateurs is that don't worry about the anatomy at all, just focus on getting the proportions right and then you will become a great artist sooner than everyone thinks, so take my advice and come back if you need more.
Remember this Process:
Light sketch - Proportions - Light Anatomy - Shading
Do Your Best, Focus Less
my sketch to the left is from imagination, no reference and the sketch to the right is from Photo reference.
Also there is a video on youtube to demonstrate my lack of skills in proportion, but anatomy is from imagination:
I want to get a 24 month membership, so I can make myself more professional and help myself get better at art and so I can sell prints, as I will be going to university in september, so once I get better at digital work I can sell alot more prints!!
So any donation would help greatly