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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #60 on: December 19, 2018, 01:14:31 PM »
I have tried to draw dinosaurs and prehistoric animals with regrettable results. It did not surprise me that members of the forum like you draw such species without copying any book. That has a lot of merit. Without directly copying a painting I am not able to paint by memory, that is, I have no imagination to make such works based on paleontological knowledge.

I admire you. Keep it up.


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« Reply #61 on: February 14, 2019, 02:38:28 PM »
Thanks for kind comment Shonisaurus, haven't checked this forum for ages!

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« Reply #62 on: February 14, 2019, 02:45:01 PM »
I needed a new notebook and got one with covers I can draw on. Did the front cover first - Gryposaurus monumentensis. Fairly happy with this. Tried a bit of hatching, at which I have no skill - fun to do something different for a change though. I'll probably add more ornithopods on the back and inside covers at some point.





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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #63 on: February 14, 2019, 06:38:58 PM »
That hatching isn't bad at all! With a little practice you'll be great at it.
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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #64 on: February 14, 2019, 06:45:28 PM »
To the gryposaurus you have put some moles that give the vision of an exotic and tropical dinosaur. (from my way of seeing).

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« Reply #65 on: February 14, 2019, 08:52:31 PM »
Thanks Halichoeres!

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #66 on: February 16, 2019, 09:23:04 AM »
Back cover of new notebook, with the ornithopod Altirhinus kurzanovi. Overcast today, so worse lighting.






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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #67 on: February 16, 2019, 10:39:52 AM »
Beautiful drawing of the gryposaurus. Sincerely, you have great talent as an artist.

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« Reply #68 on: February 17, 2019, 10:26:56 PM »
Brachylophosaurus canadensis, on inside cover of new notebook. Need more practice at hatching in general and hatching different shapes in particular... hard to gauge shading values with an unfamiliar technique. On the whole though, pretty pleased with the overall look of this.




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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #69 on: February 18, 2019, 12:51:24 AM »
I really like your the Gryposaurus and Brachylophosaurus, great work!

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« Reply #70 on: February 18, 2019, 01:56:52 AM »
Thanks!

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #71 on: February 18, 2019, 02:26:17 AM »
Your hadrosaurs are very well drawn.
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« Reply #72 on: February 18, 2019, 08:44:01 AM »
Thanks Brocc21!

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #73 on: February 18, 2019, 10:29:50 PM »
Brachylophosaurus canadensis, on inside cover of new notebook. Need more practice at hatching in general and hatching different shapes in particular... hard to gauge shading values with an unfamiliar technique. On the whole though, pretty pleased with the overall look of this.

Have you ever tried practicing hatching on inorganic shapes? Just like a sphere, a pyramid, a cube, etc.? I found it very helpful when I was trying to figure out shade and lighting.
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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #74 on: February 18, 2019, 10:35:17 PM »
Halichoeres: I haven't, but it sounds like a good idea.

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #75 on: February 18, 2019, 10:37:22 PM »
Some less serious 'palaeoart'. A domesticated sauropod, selectively bred for military use. Or as I call it, a Waropod.



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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #76 on: February 19, 2019, 02:21:15 PM »
How have I missed this thread?! I love your style and, of course, the finished products. They should be employing you to illustrate serious dinosaur books!

As a sidenote, I totally feel you about learning to draw prehistoric animals from different angles. It's something I'm trying to do more of myself ATM.
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« Reply #77 on: February 19, 2019, 03:48:58 PM »
Thanks a lot, that's a really nice vote of confidence! Also, Tyto alba are great dinosaurs and I have been lucky enough to see a couple in the wild.

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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #78 on: February 21, 2019, 03:16:31 PM »
Suchomimus tenerensis WIP. Not enough light today to get a good image of the faint pencil, but when it's inked hopefully it will look ok.



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Re: Ictonyx artwork
« Reply #79 on: February 21, 2019, 08:37:30 PM »
More Suchomimus WIP, now inked. Thought it might be interesting to document some steps in the process.