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Grieverjoe (Jose Alvarez) is NOT a whiny emo as his name would suggest. He's an IT student with a love for art.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

15 minutes

Another 15-minute sketch. Halfway through this, I decided I needed to learn value, so I set out to do so. No reference, though, which defeated the point of the whole "learning" thing.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Loomis hands studies

I think drawings hands is one of my weakest points. Hands, backgrounds and coloring.
Just a quick study. About 30 minutes. Thank you, Andrew.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

I implores you...

..to look at this John Marston picture and not laugh at my fail grayscale/overlay.
This is the reference I used (the face, at least.)
John Marston and Red Dead Redemption are property of Rockstar. Aww Yeeah.

Friday, February 10, 2012

More gestures and update

Here are some more gesture drawings. I used The Drawing Script for these. I spent 3 minutes on each, though I think I could've done better. Knowing I had a set time to work made it difficult to concentrate. So I guess this is what it feels like to work within a deadline. Lucky me, I've never had to do so.
Also, here's an update on the John Marston drawing.
Dunno if I'm gonna leave it grayscale or color it. Also, why am I using grayscale again?

Wednesday, February 8, 2012


Yep. There's totally a gallery button up there now, so you can easily find all the madness herein contained.
It looks a little messy right now, and that's because I haven't had a chance to set it up all proper like. But in the next few days, I will. It's gonna be all categorized and whatnot. I might even pull some coding from that Web Development class I took in college.

Friday, February 3, 2012

John Marston!

This is a WIP. This is only a WIP. I don't draw from reference that much, anymore. I actually find it HARDER nowadays to do so, but the fine people at The Gunslinger's Lament featured one of my sketches (the John Marston-looking one.)
So, I decided to thank them by giving them a proper John Marston drawing. This is where I'm at.
The left picture is the reference picture, the middle on is a traced sketch (I do this sometimes to see how far off course I am) and the right one is my attempt, in which he looks like some kind caveman-monster-fish-thing that I will obviously fix before I can call this 'done'.