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by dermot
Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: critique wanted, please help!
Replies: 4
Views: 2319

Re: critique wanted, please help!

the grayscale suggestion is a good one.....too often we like various "bits" of our drawings and forget to see the whole thing / step back from your monitor about 8 feet.....if you can't see the composition you need to be fixing something Think graphically as well as solidly Think light over dark.......
by dermot
Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:13 am
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: new copyright laws coming.....or actually dissapearing ?
Replies: 0
Views: 7430

new copyright laws coming.....or actually dissapearing ?

Very horrifying news in development Anytime someone right-clicks and saves an image to their computer.....we as artists know that someone has "copied our work"....but that's OK....we love to spread it around . BUT ....the new laws being created in the USA and Europe ( and other countries are doing i...
by dermot
Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: Hotel Adriano
Topic: Disney to acquire Marvel for 4 billion
Replies: 6
Views: 3903

Re: Disney to acquire Marvel for 4 billion

strange....an artist commented on Animationnation how Marvel cut his rate in half since then

is that coincidence?

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by dermot
Fri Nov 13, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: Recommendations - Literature
Topic: Two Years Before the Mast
Replies: 0
Views: 4487

Two Years Before the Mast

I love good journals......this one is old......written about 1840 by Richard Dana.....he took time off from Harvard to work as a sailor / it's full of fantastic small details about the life of a sailor.......good reading for out of work artists lol...things could be a LOT worse ! One curious entry m...
by dermot
Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Storytellers Circle
Topic: A little help - in what original size do you work?
Replies: 5
Views: 2062

Re: A little help - in what original size do you work?

I think it depends on what you want to print......I look at favourite books or comics and xerox a page up 150% just to see how the originals might have appeared ....and try working THAT size. The thing to focus on is consistency I think......you wouldn't want to do a detailed piece and reduce it 500...