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Some traditional cat portraits I painted using soft pastel. It's mainly to try to paint fur and to be accurate in my colour interpretation...A black cat is not black :)...Indeed there are many other coulours in his fur such as green or blue, brown added to the values that makes the proper rendering of fur. The first drawing had been made using sanguine pencil and charcoal observing my cat around, as a very good exercise to capture the cat expressions.
Another Art course I created to teach colours and values designing a cutie pie, I think it is a good way also to explain how to paint fur digitaly with no downloaded brushes.
The challenge of this course is to draw the Spidey Infinity toy and to pay attention to reproduce the same Superhero landing pose based on the provided photo of the statue. Students have to draw from rough sketch to clean Line art. Then, using the same light direction than what's on the ref, they have to create their drawing in a comics art style and imagine a composition including hactching and action lines. The final step is to create a looping animation of this character from their drawing and to add some post-production treatment.
Jerry Mouse HNY
Here is the full process of a short animated clip I made drawing Jerry Mouse fighting the Covid 19. Another work I made and used as a course to teach mainly The used of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator to work in Adobe Animate and Adobe premiere pro. Of course I give all along some advices of the basics of 2D animation using the also both of my all time fav books of Preston Blair and Richard Williams.
Link Tears Of The Kingdom
The subject of this illustration was to use the Link statue as a ref to create a completely new composition including these steps : line art, shading, lighting, color, rendering and FX. I croped some close up, feel free to zoom in.
Some traditional portraits I painted using soft pastel. I like in general to approach the human gestures, eye and face expressions, the values and colours to give an interesting rendering as much as I can. Then, as an artist I have, since my childhood, observed a lot all my environment and people around to fill my visual memory over the years, and I always had this need to draw everything.
Here is a very simple and cartoon character I designed for the drawing classes and then to introduce softly the students to the art of character design and developpment, I generaly start these courses with simple shapes so that it's comprehendable by everyone and even the guys who are very debutants, as this course covers lots of digital technics and should I say organisation using Adobe Photoshop, then after, based on the knowledge they get from this course, students can go further and increase their level through more complicated design for their film school production.
The goal was to be inspired by the original St Seiya manga Character from the Knights of the zodiac anime, using its famous gesture and the challenge was to change the lighting from the ref and to build an all new composition from scratch and which doesn't exist from all the ref pix we can find out on the internet. The topic here was mainly to study, compo, gesture and values and have the pleasure also to draw a Manga character I liked so much when I was younger. I made this drawing using Adobe Photoshop and the final rendering using Adobe After effects. I uploaded here the timelapse of my all drawing process.
Long ago one of my very first digital painting thanks to Aaron Blaise animator artist and more and his very interesting You Tube channel and courses content on his website creatureartteacher.com, I felt so inspired by him then I binge watched all the videos he uploaded, I found lots of commun points in his artistic path and mine and his outlook. I learnt great technics from him. So here is a cute composition I created mainly to work on the story telling, the colours and values and once again the fur. The only photobashing picture I blended on this painting was actually a photograph of the leaves of my hazelnut tree taken at my home garden in Saint-Jeannet and visible here on the very background, I thought it was a nice and easy way to complet the illustration. All the rest had been digitaly hand drawn.
Here is a drawing I designed inspired by one of my 2 bros, called Pierre and dedicated to him. He used to cry a lot as an oversensitive little boy, and also moved a lot and got bruises at school fighting as a little brawler and got back home with a black eye. I remember he always injured himself doing stunts to make all the kids around laughing and having a good time.