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  Topic: Painting Schools????
Duckman2

Replies: 5
Views: 2743

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 03, 2003 11:28 pm   Subject: Painting Schools????
Yes the New York Academy is good, but there are plenty of schools that have excellent painting programs. They just aren't university programs. The upside to that is that you won't have to give an arm ...
  Topic: Tutorial 2 Skin Tones Part 1 and a doc. tutorial on chroma
Duckman2

Replies: 34
Views: 83976

PostForum: Gallery/Finished Work   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2003 7:56 am   Subject: Tutorial 2 Skin Tones Part 1 and a doc. tutorial on chroma
People like Ron make my day. It is so hard to find a teacher that can communicate this kind of information in a clear way. The biggest problem is that alot of the people that are teaching either don ...
  Topic: help me expand my palette
Duckman2

Replies: 4
Views: 2521

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2002 4:02 pm   Subject: help me expand my palette
Try to learn all you can about creating solid value paintings and on brush work before you move on to wilder colors. My paint list is:
Cad Yellow Pale
Cad lemon yellow
Cad Scarlet
Alizarin Crimson
Co ...
  Topic: Portrait
Duckman2

Replies: 13
Views: 4838

PostForum: Gallery/Finished Work   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2002 12:23 pm   Subject: Portrait
Where did the back of her head go?
  Topic: At Scad
Duckman2

Replies: 5
Views: 2228

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2002 2:14 pm   Subject: At Scad
Hey, while expected Flat to be an idiot, I'm very happy to see Tom Carter again. Sorry I haven't knept up I'm very good at losing people's contact info. Sure I've heard alot about Claire's. That wou ...
  Topic: At Scad
Duckman2

Replies: 5
Views: 2228

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2002 5:36 pm   Subject: At Scad
Well I finally got here. I know there are a few Scad people on this forum. I'm in O-House room 202. I think its funny how it used to be called "whore house"
  Topic: Huge Art dump! some of my latest stuff... take a look thank
Duckman2

Replies: 22
Views: 7673

PostForum: Gallery/Finished Work   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2002 10:30 pm   Subject: Huge Art dump! some of my latest stuff... take a look thank
woo nice stuff
  Topic: Painting vs. Coloring
Duckman2

Replies: 6
Views: 2501

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2002 10:16 pm   Subject: Painting vs. Coloring
My painting teacher never let us do a drawing first. Everything is done with a brush. It helps you correct your vision by getting rid of the outline where it doesn't belong.
  Topic: the state of painting
Duckman2

Replies: 4
Views: 2177

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2002 11:44 pm   Subject: the state of painting
I'd go so far to say that painting is dead. It was brought to its logical conclusion with Pollack. What else new can you do with a 2-d surface and sticky colored glop? I do see a small swing in the ...
  Topic: Fellow writers/literature connoisseurs
Duckman2

Replies: 14
Views: 4807

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2002 11:42 pm   Subject: Fellow writers/literature connoisseurs
Now I'm reading alot of historical stuff. I just finished a book on Lawrence of Arabia this week, talk about a crazy SOB. Also I just finished a book on a scientist's trek into the congo, relly well ...
  Topic: 18 dead in school shooting in germany
Duckman2

Replies: 24
Views: 7951

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2002 10:28 am   Subject: 18 dead in school shooting in germany
I am so sick of all of this shit images/smiles/icon_sad.gif. Now when I come home and turn on the news I say "what awful things have people done today?" From rioting in India, Maoist rebels in Nepa ...
  Topic: how come artists don't get the girls?
Duckman2

Replies: 116
Views: 32663

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2002 6:58 pm   Subject: how come artists don't get the girls?
Wow this post struck a nerve in the collective heart of the forum. Alot of the stuff that I would have said is already posted so...yeah. My additude is what you see is what you get. That doesn't wo ...
  Topic: My mom's thoughts on current events (it's long)
Duckman2

Replies: 10
Views: 3344

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2002 7:03 am   Subject: My mom's thoughts on current events (it's long)
The Palestinians, while they have a legit cause have been going about it in a most unproductive fashion. Instead of trying to educate its people and making itself into a viable state, they educate th ...
  Topic: Another Dog from my Collection!! Give it A CRIT..
Duckman2

Replies: 2
Views: 1668

PostForum: Work in Progress   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2002 6:40 am   Subject: Another Dog from my Collection!! Give it A CRIT..
I don't really know, it looks like a pretty solid cartoon character to me. I don't know what kind of art training you've had but life drawing will always help you improve whatever you are interested ...
  Topic: **UPDATED** Self Portrait
Duckman2

Replies: 11
Views: 4020

PostForum: Gallery/Finished Work   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2002 6:31 am   Subject: **UPDATED** Self Portrait
Yeah do what Jr said or better yet get a mirror. Use big brushes with a hard edge to get a feeling of it being a solid mass occupying a space. Look for your darkest dark and your lightest light and ...
  Topic: Wheeeee!
Duckman2

Replies: 23
Views: 7127

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2002 6:18 am   Subject: Wheeeee!
Excellent! Congrats. now I can tell my sister that I typed something to a person that is working on her most anticipated movie!
  Topic: Colour help! Do you know....
Duckman2

Replies: 4
Views: 1808

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2002 6:12 am   Subject: Colour help! Do you know....
Go to Craig Mullin's site and read the notes by John Singer Sargent, They are under the miscellaneous(damned if I spelled that right) section. They contain lots of info on how to merge your backgroun ...
  Topic: My mission statement.
Duckman2

Replies: 4
Views: 1686

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2002 8:16 am   Subject: My mission statement.
I like the way light reacts with the enviroment around me, I like forms, and I like trying to reproduce it on a flat surface. Simple
  Topic: Ego...
Duckman2

Replies: 6
Views: 2927

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2002 8:00 am   Subject: Ego...
yes, everybody does.
  Topic: how much skill is transferable...
Duckman2

Replies: 5
Views: 2353

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2002 7:30 am   Subject: how much skill is transferable...
For me working in traditional mediums is much easier. The surface of a tablet is a little too slippery for my taste and when I use color I like to mix them and disect what goes into the color that I ...
  Topic: pastel portrait and oil portraits
Duckman2

Replies: 2
Views: 1217

PostForum: Gallery/Finished Work   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2002 9:53 pm   Subject: pastel portrait and oil portraits
pretty decent for first atempts. I just started painting too so I can relate to the initial frustration of not being able to control the paint. Just remember the fundamentals and you'll do fine. I u ...
  Topic: Portraits
Duckman2

Replies: 5
Views: 2362

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2002 9:37 pm   Subject: Portraits
Ah the tracing thread. I just use plumb lines to keep every thing in line and in proportion. If all of your big shapes work then the little details will fall into place, but getting an accurate draw ...
  Topic: Do men dominate the art world?
Duckman2

Replies: 27
Views: 8887

PostForum: Random Musings   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2002 6:42 pm   Subject: Do men dominate the art world?
I don't know, in my old high school I was the only guy who drew and painted in the entire school, the rest were girls. It seemed there was some kind of anti-art macho thing going on in my school so ...
  Topic: Got into College!
Duckman2

Replies: 11
Views: 4506

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2002 6:20 pm   Subject: Got into College!
I was also looking at Pensyvannia Academy of the fine Arts, it looks more substantial as far as foundation studies goes, but the weather is better in georgia
  Topic: Question regarding color
Duckman2

Replies: 3
Views: 1870

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2002 6:14 pm   Subject: Question regarding color
If you look really closely you will fing that their is either a slight color change, for instance the hair is a touch warmer than the glasses, or their is a value change. Or both. But it is more than ...
  Topic: Swash Buckler
Duckman2

Replies: 2
Views: 1483

PostForum: Work in Progress   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2002 1:58 pm   Subject: Swash Buckler
Try to break the flatness you've go going here by using some foreshortening, it makes for a much more interesting picture.
  Topic: Journey to Sanctuary
Duckman2

Replies: 14
Views: 4289

PostForum: Gallery/Finished Work   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2002 5:55 pm   Subject: Journey to Sanctuary
High five touched on the only thing that I noticed, great job
  Topic: Got into College!
Duckman2

Replies: 11
Views: 4506

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2002 5:52 pm   Subject: Got into College!
Heh, the bugs aren't as bad on the coast, or maybe it was just the time of year when i went down there. Thanks for the advice though. MMMMmmmm.....grits images/smiles/icon_razz.gif

Kipou- I'm ude ...
  Topic: Got into College!
Duckman2

Replies: 11
Views: 4506

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2002 8:09 am   Subject: Got into College!
Hey, I just got accepted to Savannah College of Art today! Since its the only school I applied to i'm pretty relieved, next step.... secure scholarship.
  Topic: ok. i am sick of draw the same person again n agian. lets us
Duckman2

Replies: 12
Views: 4944

PostForum: Digital Art Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2002 3:49 pm   Subject: ok. i am sick of draw the same person again n agian. lets us
I'm going to have to disagree, you have a much higher hurdle to clear if you suck at drawing. Being able to visualize what your going to do in your head and translateing it onto paper is of the utmos ...
 
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