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Speed Painting on Thursday 9th July 2015

July 9, 2015

Digital Art

It’s been a couple of weeks since I last took the Wacom out for a spin so I thought I’d do a 25 minute speed painting in Gimp.  I’ve always drawn onto a white canvas in the past but this time I thought I try painting onto a black canvas – I think it adds a certain moodiness.

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Fictional World Map V3

July 7, 2015

Digital Art

I’ve been going round in circles with my fictional world map and in the end have decided to simplify a little.  Bump mapping wasn’t really in tune with the feel I wanted so I took that off, added some contour type areas and some text.  I don’t think the text is quite right so I will tweak that a bit,…

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Fictional World Map V2 Mountain Base

June 23, 2015

Digital Art

I’m still working on a world map for my digital comic.  I’ve re-done the mountain bases to run along tectonic fault lines and also added a grain effect bump map to the land masses (thanks Phil). I’m in the middle of a wrestling match with Gimp to generate the mountain ridges that I want but I’m not winning at the…

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Fictional World Map Tectonic Plates

June 11, 2015

Digital Art

My new pals at Gimp Chat gave some valuable feedback about the location of my mountains – they are rarely at the centre of land masses and should be determined by the location of tectonic plates. So I’ve gone back to the drawing board and decided where my tectonic plates are going to be: I can now see where my…

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Fictional World Map Prototype Using GIMP

June 10, 2015

Digital Art

I have been tinkering about in GIMP trying to create a World Map for my digital comic. The settings I have played about with are: Gaussian Blur to create greyscale image layers that will then be fed into the GIMP Bump Mapping tool. The GIMP Bump Mapping tool. Anyway after 3 hours of pottering about on the laptop this is…

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Alien Elf

May 20, 2015

Digital Art

Software:  Gimp Hardware:  15.3 inch Intel Celeron 2.13GHz laptop, optical mouse Process:  Digitally painted in Gimp based upon a reference photo.

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Steampunk Elf

May 20, 2015

Digital Art

Software:  Blender, Gimp Hardware:  15.3 inch Intel Celeron 2.13GHz laptop, optical mouse Process:  Background and base humanoid shape rendered in Blender and then the man was painted on using Gimp.

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Sci-Fi Super Soldier

May 20, 2015

Digital Art

Software:  Blender Hardware:  15.3 inch Intel Celeron 2.13GHz laptop, optical mouse Process:  3D modelled and textured using Blender.

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Forging A Figure Drawing Process https://t.co/j5xa9GZOis