Veronica the Vicious

Feels good to have another character from the story fleshed out and rendered.  Veronica is one of Red’s old teammates and a main antagonist in the story.
She stands at the forefront of most of the opposition Red experiences at the academy and the two loathe each other deeply.

It’s nice to have a face to the description of the character and it’s already starting to pull ideas out of my head story wise.
Might have to continue moving forward with some of the other characters and see what happens.

– Jesse

“To create one’s own world takes courage.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

Bedtime! The Best Time to Post a Blog <3

Interesting things happen when you decide to sketch for an hour or so before bed, instead of consuming YouTube videos.  When you decide to work instead of play.  Things get done.  The ball moves forward and you are that much closer to a goal.

I should do this again and see if I get similar results.

-Jesse

 

“The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.” – Adam Osborne

Today, Will We Finish?

Alive and kicking. What’s there to complain about? Going to do a quick art stream today starting at 3pm MST. Stop by and say hello twitch.tv/thefro3po

This Guy Takes Care of Himself

Got a quick sketch in before work the other day, really wanted to do some characters stuff (not portrait) something quick cause I only had about an hour or so.  I like how it turned out.  I’ve dipped my toes back into the Premiere pool and am enjoying myself.  I still have to work on some intro/outro stuff for my videos, but that’ll be down the road.

If you’re able to leave me any feedback on these timelapse vids, I’d really enjoy to hear it.  Anything helps, is the speed too fast, music okay, etc?

Mandy Spaceleft the Space Cadet

If someone would have told me to stop using Photoshop and not draw anything digital for months on end, if I wanted to level up my art skills. I probably would have told them to go fuck themselves.

But.
As life likes tends to do, it once again showed me that I’m the amateur in this game called life and it’s the veteran.

Well fair enough.

There is something oddly relaxing about the traditional mediums and the tactile pleasure of pencil on paper. I like it.

And then I started painting and that mother filet has a mind of its own. Like trying to calm a waterfall. It doesn’t act like Photoshop painting… But my exercises of not using the color picker was extremely helpful though.

Although, the process was quite the struggle I found patient, mindful strokes – like a slow methodical game of chess – got me further than just blindly adding coatings of paint.

All and all
I’ll definitely do again
Maybe even something serious in the not too distant future.

P.S. I miss my computer.

The Journey
– Jesse

Time for Bed

Stayed up late to get a bit more of this one complete. So, late in fact that I fell asleep uploading the pic to my blog. lol

Took my own advice and mixed some of my own style and backed off of the anime/cartoony style a bit. Results are looking good so far.

Tried some different hairstyles for the ladies of Blue Moon. We’ll see if I keep them.

and now, it’s really Time for Bed.

– Jesse

Boom Beddy Bye Bye

I’ve been playing around with this animated/cartoony style all week. I love the simplicity, of the shapes. It makes it easier for me during the construction phase of creating, but it’s definitely not completely for me.

Next week I’m looking forward to blending what I do like about it with my own natural style.

But that’s next week. Not sure what the weekend will be about. I know I’m putting back up the Wall of Crazy, so I can map out my Phase I, II, and III plans… Maybe some T-Shirt design sketches seeing as that’s the big art goals for Phase I (the next ten months).

We shall see
The Journey

– Jesse

Nightmare in a Dream

Sometimes what is, isn’t.
It’s crazy how decisions are made and what tips the scales.

Nightmare in a Dream
Nothing is what it seems…

– Jesse

A New Character is Born

I totally wanted to add some context to this new character, maybe add some cool tidbits on back story etc.

But I’ll save that for another time. Just know I had fun creating today. And that makes everything else okay.

The Journey
– Jesse

Familiarity

Casting a look in the direction I just came, this all seems vaguely familiar. Like a reflection’s reflection, reflecting something, something, something.

Sometimes.

– Jesse