Now you see it, now you don’t.

This exercise was really fun and I think that I may be doing quite a bit more projects like this one. I took this picture of the roosevelt island bridge and did this exercise called delete and remove. Something I learned in a graphics class I did a while back. This is where you select an object in the picture (it usually works better if you sect something permanent, this way your audience don’t feel like you just removed it with your hand) and in photoshop use the stamp tools and magic brush and content aware to remove it from the picture. Hers the tricky part though, you have to create an illusion as if it wasn’t there to begin with. Working with these tools in photoshop may be a little trick, you may want to start with something small and move your way up. I also retouch the picture to make the color more vibrant.

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The tellings of a Guilty Pleasure

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The two images shown above here is a drawing specially done by me. The drawing you see shown here is an album cover for pop singer/actress Ashley Tisdale for her album “Guilty Pleasure”. The photo and the drawing are in one collage together so you can compare the two when you look at them. This drawing took me over 2 days to complete, especially with all the shading, and light positioning plus the entire lining to get everything just right.

To make this drawing, I used Strathmore acid free drawing paper and a personal pack of General’s Graphite Drawing Kit art pencils. Overall, I can say I did pretty good on this. I put every detail in the drawing to the exact that you can see in the photo shown next to it. I’ve gotten good reviews and comments from family members and friends. This was a success!

The makings of a CANNIBAL!

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The two images shown above here is a drawing specially done by me. The drawing you see shown here is a the single cover for pop singer Kesha. The photo and the drawing are in one collage together so you can compare the two when you look at them. This drawing took me over 2 days to complete, especially with all the shading, and light positioning plus the entire lining to get everything just right.

To make this drawing, I used Strathmore acid free drawing paper and a personal pack of General’s Graphite Drawing Kit art pencils. Overall, I can say I did pretty good on this. I put every detail in the drawing to the exact that you can see in the photo shown next to it. I’ve gotten good reviews and comments from family members and friends and even strangers who are big fans of Kesha. This was a success!

Pick up the Telephone, It’s Lady Gaga!

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The two images shown above here is a drawing specially done by me. The drawing you see shown here is a video still of international pop singer Lady Gaga from her iconic music video “Telephone”. The photo and the drawing are in one collage together so you can compare the two when you look at them. This drawing took me over 3 days to complete, especially with all the shading, and light positioning plus the entire lining to get everything just right.

 To make this drawing, I used Strathmore acid free drawing paper and a personal pack of General’s Graphite Drawing Kit art pencils. Overall, I can say I did pretty good on this. I put every detail in the drawing to the exact that you can see in the photo shown next to it. I’ve gotten good reviews and comments from family members and friends and even strangers who are big fans of Lady Gaga. This was a success!

Sketching

I been working on improving my drawing skills lately so I decided to give portrait drawing a try. This is my second time drawing somebody’s face so please bear with me. It actually took me longer than I expected and at the end it came out okay. I’m not complete happy with the result but I think is a good start. Here is how I started developing the face and its final stage. Although, I think it still needs more work.
 
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Portrait drawing

Feedback? How can I improve my drawings? 🙂

Throback Thursdays #tbt

Last year in ct 240, one of the classes I enjoyed the most, we were given an exercise where we had to direct our own juggle and pug show. The exercise was really fun and we learnt that being a director was no walk in the park. That being said, i kept the pictures and the audio from the exercise. I had an idea to do a little storybook kind of production for my niece just for fun. I never actually got a chance to do it so this challenge gave me the opportunity to revisit it. I was able to finish it up today and now voila.

 

Sketch Wednesdays

On days when I’m trying to wind down from a frantic day, I turn to the sketchpad. whether it’s a doodle or a visual  expression of a poem, it soothes me. I mentioned before in an earlier post that I often like to look at still like drawings and copy it. I actually saw this picture as an example on my sketchpad cover and decided to take a shot at recreating it. Did i do a good job?

 

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It ain’t ralph tho

Saturday I did a shopping on plndr, and my friend kept constantly telling me the thing I bought “ain’t ralph (Ralph Lauren) tho” which is a reference that is constantly used from Kanye’s rant video in Sway TV. Was being creative with my iphone app which was a bogus photoshop app that allows you to play around with photos damn you yeezy