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Skull Studies

I just had a nice break from drawing because my daughter was born at the end of January. She is giving us plenty of joy 🙂 It is so much fun having her around and learning the signals she is sending us. After the first weeks things start to fall into place now, which gives…
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Merry Christmas

With this painting of an owl I wish you all a Merry Christmas and happy holidays 🙂

WoW Fanart: Orc Painting

As I don’t have any time left to play World of Warcraft, one of my all-time favourite games, I took the time to practice my digital painting skills with a bit of fan art :-). The painting process was so much fun that I didn’t even notice the hours flying past. All in all this…
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Science Fiction Speed Painting

I recently got the book Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques . It is a really good read with great examples and resources. It instantly got me in experimenting mode and I had to try some of the techniques. Here is what I came up with: This was a one hour speed…
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Inktober 2016: Days 12-18

After a good 18 days of Inktober drawings I had to stop early due to my CGMA class starting again. It was really fun and I can’t wait for next year 🙂 So here is the rest of my Inktober drawings for 2016, days 12 to 18:

Inktober 2016: Days 1-11

This year for Inktober I chose the theme Dwarftober. My goal is to design and ink 31 fantasy dwarf characters with different jobs. This way I have a clear design goal for each day and can get some practice in inking and character design. You can follow me on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram to get…
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Animals And Grumpy Guys

The last few weeks have been really busy with drawings, working on my homepage backend, and life. Unfortunately, I can’t show most of the drawings I did over the last few weeks just yet. My next CGMA class has started this week: Creature Design for Film and Games. I am already deep in this week’s…
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CGMA Homework

It was a very busy week, so my sketchbook didn’t see me at all. I can show you some plant sketches that I did for my CGMA class though. Those were done in Photoshop:

Sketching Houses

This week was very heavy with homework for my current CGMA class, so there is not that much in my sketchbook. I did some designs for a house for my homework though:

Spring and Monsters

I actually did find some time to draw into my sketchbook this week. The first drawing was done in the park. While drawing some monsters in the other two sketches, I nearly drew Jar Jar Binks by accident 😉

ArtStation Challenge – Finalized

Yesterday I submitted the final version of my painting for the ArtStation challenge. I am quite happy with how it turned out 🙂 It took me quite some time to finish the last details that I wanted to fix. As my next CGMA class also started this week, I was rather busy and didn’t have…
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ArtStation Challenge – Final Update

This will be the final progress report on my ship painting for the ArtStation challenge, as the challenge ends in 8 days. This week was stuffed with finalizing the overall composition and construction of the ship: I then started adding details, playing with the lighting and testing some stormy clouds. Not sure on the flashes,…
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ArtStation Challenge Update

After some weeks of on-off work on my ArtStation challenge submission, I can now show you the progress I made. I transferred the initial drawing into digital line art and modified the construction of the ship slightly: After this step I sketched in the surroundings: Doing color comps for this piece took me the longest,…
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Studying Blacksmith Tools

This week was very heavy with drawing / designing digitally, so my sketchbook didn’t see me very often. I did some shape studies of old blacksmith tools though. I will post an update on my ArtStation challenge submission next week. You will see some of the work that I have done this week then, so…
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