The image size limit has been raised to 1mb! Anything larger than that should be linked to. This is a HARD limit, please do not abuse it.
Our new Indie Games subforum is now open for business in G&T. Go and check it out, you might land a code for a free game. If you're developing an indie game and want to post about it, follow these directions. If you don't, he'll break your legs! Hahaha! Seriously though.
Our rules have been updated and given their own forum. Go and look at them! They are nice, and there may be new ones that you didn't know about! Hooray for rules! Hooray for The System! Hooray for Conforming!
Iruka's Thread, Sketchbook Dumpin' since twenty ten Y'all.
Alright, so as some people have seen I've been working on some environment thumnails. I know they arent much yet, but Im very outside of my comfort zone here. I need some thoughts on what I have going on.
Obviously, right now I haven't been too concerned with the perceptive, Mostly because perpective is boring and I hate it, and im trying to keep things kinda experimental. The better I get at working with it, though, probably the better these will get. I'm pretty bangin at making cubes in 3DS Max, so for finished pictures I would probably make a thumbnail, sketch in 3d, then paint, But if my thumbnails are weak its a bad place to start.
I'm mosly working to comic/animation backgrounds and not necessarily concept art painting, So Im kinda interested in finding more artists who arent like "HOOOLY SHIT LOOK AT THIS FUCKING MOOUUNNNTAIINNN and SPACCEEESHIPPPP" and are more like modest alleys and markets and stuff while still being interesting. I know some of you suggested some artists to me before, but more ideas on this front would be great. I would like my stuff to have moods and tell stories and not just be epic, or hyper detailed.
I'm also just interested to know more about how you feel about the thumbs above so I have an Idea of what to work on. So far Im just collecting refs and pretending I know what I'm doing. I know these are rough but hopefully its enough to get some simple thoughts.