Since the sessions have consistently been at 2 hours instead of 3, we opted for 2 long poses (2x 20min) and 1x 25min, after the 10 gestures. I’ve been doing a lot of sketchbook art for #inktober but I have been posting those to twitter and facebook. I might compile them and share them here later on.
Here’s a progress shot of my work for the current Art Order Challenge: Nymphs. One of the subcategories of nymphs are dryads, for woodland areas. When I saw that Jeremy Cranford was going to be one of the judges, I knew exactly what I wanted to do for this challenge: the dryads of the Ashenvale Forest. In other words, World of Warcraft themed
fan art (and this falls in accordance with Jon Schindehette’s portfolio building guide; to do the work I want to be doing).
Funny thing, I got further on this painting in progress in the course of 2 days, while the two artworks I planned for the Warcraft Tribute book by Udon Crew took me two to three weeks to get to half of this point. Amazing how much time you can save with a good composition thumbnail. Those two other artworks aren’t going to be finished by submission deadline for the Warcraft Tribute, but that means I’ll actually be able to share them since I won’t submit them. I might go back to try to finish later on with better planning, since the themes and subject matters of those fan-arts are quite close to my heavy metal heart.