Go Back   Literotica Discussion Board > Main Literotica Forums > The Visual Artists Corner

Reply
 
Thread Tools

Old 11-10-2012, 02:30 AM   #1
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
First Shot at Digital

I just started messing around with digital art for the first time tonight. I went ahead and put up my first go. I haven't actually done any digital art before, and I know I could do a bit better on shading but I just spent a few hours learning the software.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg standing_woman(low res).jpg (54.6 KB, 1329 views)

Last edited by nob_long222 : 01-15-2013 at 01:47 AM.
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-16-2012, 01:33 AM   #2
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Well I did a little bit more messing around and did one with decent (but admittedly not great) shadowing.

Attached Images
File Type: jpg Spread_Eagle(low res).jpg (61.8 KB, 1121 views)

Last edited by nob_long222 : 01-15-2013 at 01:48 AM.
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-17-2012, 05:04 AM   #3
Kim_vegas
Literotica Guru
 
Kim_vegas's Avatar
 
Kim_vegas is offline
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: why? you wanna come over?
Posts: 643
Very Nice Work!
__________________
"Id rather be riding my Motorcycle thinking about God, than sitting in Church thinking about my Motorcycle"
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-17-2012, 09:53 PM   #4
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Thanks Kim. I'm still working on getting shading right, but the whole digital thing does let me get a stylistic look that I like.
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-21-2012, 07:32 PM   #5
KlaytonFrost
Literotica Guru
 
KlaytonFrost's Avatar
 
KlaytonFrost is offline
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 505
Very nice. I love the look of these pieces. How did you do them? Are they freehand drawings or traces or converted from a photograph. The realism of the expressions is really quite stunning.
__________________
Don't forget to check out my blog:
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-24-2012, 10:59 AM   #6
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by KlaytonFrost View Post
Very nice. I love the look of these pieces. How did you do them? Are they freehand drawings or traces or converted from a photograph. The realism of the expressions is really quite stunning.
Well I do a bit of a combination. I look at pictures for body placement and shadows. I haven't tried it yet but I want to see how I do working from a drawing mannequin. As for the curves and face I try to work almost all "freehand" but occasionally if I encounter a tricky bit I do look at pictures of models in similar positions.
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-28-2012, 02:57 PM   #7
clippick
Really Experienced
 
clippick is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Here on Earth...
Posts: 160
The 2nd one is really good the details in it give a near realistic experience
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-28-2012, 04:27 PM   #8
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by clippick View Post
The 2nd one is really good the details in it give a near realistic experience
Thanks that's the most complete work I have right now, I am working on adding shadows and thereby depth to my other drawings. That does end up taking a while though and there are a few new things I'm trying to start working on.
  Reply With Quote

Old 11-29-2012, 09:24 PM   #9
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
I feel like there must be a lot of lurkers on this forum. Because my views keep shooting up, but only a few people ever reply. I would really like to hear what people think about the art.

Also for anyone who is following this, I will probably be getting something new up tonight.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-15-2012, 10:04 PM   #10
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Sorry it took so long to post anything new. Here are a couple more digital drawings I've been working on. The one bent over is basically finished. The other is still in progress, but I thought that I would post it anyway.



Attached Images
File Type: jpg BentOver(low res).jpg (42.7 KB, 703 views)
File Type: jpg Curvy Standing(low res).jpg (39.3 KB, 691 views)

Last edited by nob_long222 : 01-15-2013 at 01:49 AM.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:11 PM   #11
Torrid_Lovers
Really Experienced
 
Torrid_Lovers's Avatar
 
Torrid_Lovers is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 179
Very Nice Work!
What program/media are you working in?
__________________
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:14 PM   #12
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by Torrid_Lovers View Post
Very Nice Work!
What program/media are you working in?
Thank you. I actually have been doing these on a mac program called iDraw (I think you can also get it for the iPad). Doing this is not why I bought the program, but it ended up doing a decent job of getting me the look I wanted.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:21 PM   #13
Torrid_Lovers
Really Experienced
 
Torrid_Lovers's Avatar
 
Torrid_Lovers is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 179
I sure wish I had an I-anything! Uses Macs all through collage and now I am reduced to a Dell PC. It runs my Photoshop and Illustrator so I guess I'm not doing to bad less I like the Macs much better.

So do you do the rendering in the program or is it imported?
__________________
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:25 PM   #14
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by Torrid_Lovers View Post
I sure wish I had an I-anything! Uses Macs all through collage and now I am reduced to a Dell PC. It runs my Photoshop and Illustrator so I guess I'm not doing to bad less I like the Macs much better.

So do you do the rendering in the program or is it imported?
Well I definitely wasn't going to be able to go up to Adobe programs. I went with the program I use because it also has some basic drafting abilities too. I'm not sure what you mean by rendering, I'm still pretty new to digital work. Everything is "freehand" but I have been looking at stock photo type things to get some of the lines better. It also is able to just export to image files like png and jpg.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:36 PM   #15
Torrid_Lovers
Really Experienced
 
Torrid_Lovers's Avatar
 
Torrid_Lovers is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 179
rendering=drawing, or what ever media style your piece is in. Like a pencil rendering or a pastel rendering...You know just another 25 cent word to add to ones vocabulary. LoL I draw and paint mostly, do the adobe programs I mentioned but have done nothing like your work. My first year of collage I thought technology was evil. Just didn't understand it yet.
__________________
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:40 PM   #16
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Ok thats what I thought, I'm more familiar with rendering as far as 3D CAD programs go where rendering means much the same thing, but the computer does all the "drawing" from the code or digital model I enter into it. I appreciate that you like it. I do a bit of pencil work too, but it never scans well and so it ends up looking terrible when I try to post it here. I have also recently taken up photography a bit.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:46 PM   #17
Torrid_Lovers
Really Experienced
 
Torrid_Lovers's Avatar
 
Torrid_Lovers is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 179
It is indeed hard to make your pencil drawing look good digitally. It seems unless you make it digitally there is something lost in translation. Like my Love, she had an awesome 35mm camera but its "OLD" take the best photos but those are more for a scrapbook that uploading. I look to post some of my work soon for feedback, that will be fun haven't been publicly critiqued in a while.
__________________
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:50 PM   #18
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
I'm using a micro 4/3 digital camera right now, but I'm thinking about picking up an old canon 35mm, like an AE-1 or F-1. Mostly because they are nice old cameras, but also with an adaptor their lenses will fit on my m4/3 and are fully manual so I don't have to worry that the camera wont control any non-m4/3 electronic lenses.
It is nice to have people tell you what they thing of your work, and everyone on here has been pretty nice and supportive. They don't just be mean to be mean.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:54 PM   #19
Torrid_Lovers
Really Experienced
 
Torrid_Lovers's Avatar
 
Torrid_Lovers is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 179
I use to do a lot of work for a game I use to play and it was a lot of fun posting stuff you weren't worried about someone pirating. I know some get very mad when their work gets bit and used for something else. But after a few years gaming and making awards and medals and things like that I got use to stuff getting ripped off and just had fun with it. Kinda why we are here right, get feed back and have fun?
__________________
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 06:55 PM   #20
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Exactly, to have fun.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 07:00 PM   #21
Steel_n_Silk
Experienced
 
Steel_n_Silk is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Mountains of Colorado
Posts: 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by nob_long222 View Post
I'm using a micro 4/3 digital camera right now, but I'm thinking about picking up an old canon 35mm, like an AE-1 or F-1. Mostly because they are nice old cameras, but also with an adaptor their lenses will fit on my m4/3 and are fully manual so I don't have to worry that the camera wont control any non-m4/3 electronic lenses.
It is nice to have people tell you what they thing of your work, and everyone on here has been pretty nice and supportive. They don't just be mean to be mean.
That is something I noticed here as well!
the people here are honest and like you said...not mean to be mean.
Makes it a good environment for sharing

I like your piece Spread Eagle the best... you really seemed to have the shading in it well. I would like to see the curvy piece again when you feel it is ready.
__________________
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 07:03 PM   #22
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Quote:
Originally Posted by Steel_n_Silk View Post
That is something I noticed here as well!
the people here are honest and like you said...not mean to be mean.
Makes it a good environment for sharing

I like your piece Spread Eagle the best... you really seemed to have the shading in it well. I would like to see the curvy piece again when you feel it is ready.
Thanks. I think I might work on it more tonight. I obviously don't want it to be super photorealistic, thats not what I'm going for and that's why I don't worry about every shadow being perfect. I normally just don't want the edges to be to hard and I only add enough shadow to make sure everything looks as smooth as I like it and to give everything a nice depth.
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 07:24 PM   #23
Steel_n_Silk
Experienced
 
Steel_n_Silk is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Mountains of Colorado
Posts: 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by nob_long222 View Post
Thanks. I think I might work on it more tonight. I obviously don't want it to be super photorealistic, thats not what I'm going for and that's why I don't worry about every shadow being perfect. I normally just don't want the edges to be to hard and I only add enough shadow to make sure everything looks as smooth as I like it and to give everything a nice depth.
I am sure you will add just enough to soften the lines and enhance those curves.
Excellent beginnings all round.
__________________
  Reply With Quote

Old 12-16-2012, 07:25 PM   #24
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
Thanks again Silk_n_Steel
  Reply With Quote

Old 01-15-2013, 02:10 AM   #25
nob_long222
Really Experienced
 
nob_long222 is offline
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 127
New Work

I have done some new work in the same style. I do have to thank FallenAngel7 for inspiring the work and providing beautiful source material.



Attached Images
File Type: jpeg KissyFace(low res).jpeg (54.7 KB, 676 views)
File Type: jpg Light(low res).jpg (77.3 KB, 678 views)
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:00 AM.

Copyright 1998-2013 Literotica Online. Literotica is a registered trademark.