I am almost finished with the fish painting. I think it came out too fast, but I suppose I don’t have to spend days and days on a painting. I don’t know where I got the idea that something needed to take hours. But here is how the fish is looking so far:
The sea turtle is whole other story. It isn’t coming together how I want it to. I may need to think about it some more. Perhaps I need another color to pull out of it. I want to avoid using yellow…maybe a peachy pink color for highlights. Maybe I am having issues with my base color…I don’t know. It will come together:
I have really be neglecting my animation work. I haven’t finished any scripts or done any storyboarding in quite a while. I will look through some of my concepts and see which ones I can develop. I never did finish my Deep Sea Fishies story. That one might be fun to work on.
At some point I need to redo the sound for Dragon/Crane animation. I don’t when it got so screwed up.
I have completed the paintings of the dragonfly and the butterfly. I am very happy with the finished product.
The next two in the series are a fish and sea turtle. My sister liked the design that was on the fish and asked me to include it on the finished painting. That design was already in my sketchbook and I drew the fish around it while trying to flesh out an idea for her final painting.
My goal is to have these paintings done by Thursday.
My sister just moved to an apartment I wanted some artwork for her kitchen area. She really loved what I did with Deep Sea Turtle, and wants 4 paintings similar to that style. The first two paintings I am working on are the dragonfly and butterfly. She also wants a turtle and fish. I had her pick out the colors because she is very particular. So, I have some process photos for your viewing pleasure:
My goal is to finish these paintings this weekend. Today, I will do some more digital artwork. I have a lot sketches I’ve been meaning to work on. Plus I still need to redo my DancingChimeras site. I will sketch that up later tonight and start work on that Monday.
I have many many ideas that need to be fleshed out…
Sometimes, you can only go so far when doing a piece. There is no right or wrong and it may not turn out the way you envisioned it, but it is what it is. I really cannot go any further with this painting, so it is now done.
I will most likely incorporate the parts I like best into something else I do.
In other news, I will be rolling out a new layout for DancingChimeras.com by the end of October!
This is a new piece I am working titled “Mother’s Eyes.” It has a somewhat different feel from what I normally do. I want to stretch my creativity by doing things I am not comfortable with or easy. hope to have this piece done by this afternoon.