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Blue by noisybubbles
Blue
Quick little painting I did while pondering over a commission I'm working on...I had spare blue and grey paint sitting there, I figure I'd use it ^_^ I thought it turned out all right...pity the colour wasn't all that accurate when I scanned it. I tried adjusting the colour in Photoshop but just couldn't get it there (I am not that great with Photoshop).

Acrylic on A7 360gsm paper.

Enjoy!
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Beauty by noisybubbles
Beauty
It's been a while since I drew something like this...it was great :D

I did this for a friend of mine as a belated birthday present. I used the wonderful stock 'Venus on a halfshell - 6' by mjranum-stock as a reference: fav.me/dy7jt6

Tools of the Trade: 0.7 mechanical pencil (light blue lead); Jasart 2HB and 4HB graphite pencils; Canson 220gsm drawing paper (rough side)
Duration: Probably a couple of hours...? Maybe more?

Enjoy! ^_^
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Everyday Sketchbook - August '14 - Gesture Drawing by noisybubbles
Everyday Sketchbook - August '14 - Gesture Drawing
Every day one of the things I make sure I do (99% of the time) is to draw and/or write in my Everyday Sketchbook (as a few of you out there in the deviantsphere would know). Often, out of ideas and feeling uncertain about what to draw or write, I turn to practicing my gesture drawings. Usually my default site is artists.pixelovely.com/practic… - you can set how long to take drawing a pose, or you can take a 'class', whereby you warm up with quick 30 and 60 second poses before moving onto longer times. It really helps me keep up my practice, even if just for 5-10 minutes when I am tired and want to go to bed but feel the responsibility of drawing riding on my shoulders.

On the 9th and 10th August I drew for a bit longer using either posemaniacs.com/randompose or some DA stock photos (the photos in question: Male Stock by vishstudio fav.me/d5ctiqj and Art Nudes - C 12 by mjranum-stock fav.me/d1b97yy Check out both deviants, they've produced some awesome stock). I wanted to focus more on getting proportions right as well as the gesture with the extra time I allowed myself.

Funnily enough, it's been three years since I posted my gesture drawing practice. Have I improved? Have a look and compare for yourselves: fav.me/d51zce9

Practice, practice, practice. Learn, learn, learn. That's all you can do, really!

Enjoy! :wave:
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Hey out there in the deviantsphere, how are you all? Today is a good day in my little bubble of reality - I have dubbed it Art Day, as I was guaranteed not to work and had no prior commitments to anybody...and I have been itching to paint for so long. As always I apologise for my sketchiness in appearance; work often leaves me very mentally drained (physically too, most days) and I don't get too much done, and weekends have often been booked solid with other commitments.

Gees, I haven't written a journal since June...what have I done since then, besides work, work and more work?

Well, I did high-tail it to another state for about a week in order to preserve my sanity at the start of July. I drove from Adelaide to Wagga Wagga, a town in New South Wales about 12 hours away (without stopping, mind you) to catch up with a friend - and I drove it solo. It was just me, my music, my GPS and the open road...I absolutely loved it. While I was there I drove some more, visiting people in Wodonga and indulging in all sorts of deliciousness in Beechworth; I made my way to Junee and checked out a licquorice and chocolate factory (where I made my own rocky road...YES :drool:), as well as stumbling upon what is allegedly Australia's most haunted homestead; I saw REAL SNOW for the first time ever and spent my nights mostly in company with a two-year-old. By the time I drove back I felt much more refreshed. So worth it.

A trip away did not stop my continuing obsession with the World Cup, getting up early in the morning for the semis. I enjoyed the thumping Germany gave Brazil and the skill produced by the Netherlands and Argentina. Great stuff. Speaking of the World Cup, I thought Germany deserved the win. They were one of the best teams in the tournament and they worked as a unit, rather than relying on one or two star players (I feel for you, Messi).

Immediately after returning from Wagga I watched the Final and worked most days before heading to AVCon the following weekend. I consider myself a veteran of the con - next year will be ten years since I first attended. I kept it very chilled, but I tried pushing my assertiveness a bit too - drawing some amazing cosplayers, asking other amazing cosplayers to take photos of them (I feel awkward and shy with that sort of thing). I posted my sketches, if you would like a look: fav.me/d7tbhbx All in all it was a good weekend, and I look forward to going again next year...though the thought occurs to me that if I kick my arse into gear and produce more art I should look into vending as opposed to just attending...

Hmm, what else has been happening...well, I did print and bind a long-term project of mine, with the help of a friend. This is a major achievement for me; my story can be read as, well, a book. I felt giddy when I held it in my hands for the first time. I will soon be making a start on the next stage of edits, tweaking and broadening the world I have created.

While I write and draw most days as part of my everyday routine, it's only been very recently that I've resumed more involved pieces - today is the first day in a little while I've made progress on a couple of painting commissions, and it was such a relief to finally complete a personal piece ('Thought Patterns', aka 'The Swirly Drawing' - fav.me/d7wyc9c ) after so long. I haven't been giving myself time to get these things done and I really need to change that, particularly when I have obligations to other people, and very cool people at that. After I post this, I will continue to paint...and hopefully after making more progress on my commissions I can actually indulge in my own ideas on the canvas for a little while.

Work has been very intense at times and I always seem to have SOMETHING on the table, but I can't complain how life is treating me at the moment. There are exciting things on the horizon that I am still striving for though - some of which are so so close...

All right, time to get back to painting. But before I go...I am OBSESSED with Crosses at the moment. A side project of Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno, their self-titled debut is chilled and industrial, ebbing and flowing with highs and lows and damn it is just so freaking awesome. It also prompted me to revisit Deftones and listen to them in much more depth - as well as listen to their last album, which I had not yet acquired. Ahh so good. So, here is some linkage for your visual and auditory pleasure...

Crosses: www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBN-1Q…
Deftones: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qksTlo…

Have some more Depeche Mode too: www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0AKJM…

Enjoy, and take care of yourselves out there! :wave: Til next time...let me know how you all are!
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Crosses - Crosses
  • Reading: William Gibson - Virtual Light
  • Watching: Death Note: Relight
  • Playing: Not much at the moment...
  • Eating: Baked spuds with all the trimmings
  • Drinking: Probably too much tea...
Hey out there in the deviantsphere, how are you all? Today is a good day in my little bubble of reality - I have dubbed it Art Day, as I was guaranteed not to work and had no prior commitments to anybody...and I have been itching to paint for so long. As always I apologise for my sketchiness in appearance; work often leaves me very mentally drained (physically too, most days) and I don't get too much done, and weekends have often been booked solid with other commitments.

Gees, I haven't written a journal since June...what have I done since then, besides work, work and more work?

Well, I did high-tail it to another state for about a week in order to preserve my sanity at the start of July. I drove from Adelaide to Wagga Wagga, a town in New South Wales about 12 hours away (without stopping, mind you) to catch up with a friend - and I drove it solo. It was just me, my music, my GPS and the open road...I absolutely loved it. While I was there I drove some more, visiting people in Wodonga and indulging in all sorts of deliciousness in Beechworth; I made my way to Junee and checked out a licquorice and chocolate factory (where I made my own rocky road...YES :drool:), as well as stumbling upon what is allegedly Australia's most haunted homestead; I saw REAL SNOW for the first time ever and spent my nights mostly in company with a two-year-old. By the time I drove back I felt much more refreshed. So worth it.

A trip away did not stop my continuing obsession with the World Cup, getting up early in the morning for the semis. I enjoyed the thumping Germany gave Brazil and the skill produced by the Netherlands and Argentina. Great stuff. Speaking of the World Cup, I thought Germany deserved the win. They were one of the best teams in the tournament and they worked as a unit, rather than relying on one or two star players (I feel for you, Messi).

Immediately after returning from Wagga I watched the Final and worked most days before heading to AVCon the following weekend. I consider myself a veteran of the con - next year will be ten years since I first attended. I kept it very chilled, but I tried pushing my assertiveness a bit too - drawing some amazing cosplayers, asking other amazing cosplayers to take photos of them (I feel awkward and shy with that sort of thing). I posted my sketches, if you would like a look: fav.me/d7tbhbx All in all it was a good weekend, and I look forward to going again next year...though the thought occurs to me that if I kick my arse into gear and produce more art I should look into vending as opposed to just attending...

Hmm, what else has been happening...well, I did print and bind a long-term project of mine, with the help of a friend. This is a major achievement for me; my story can be read as, well, a book. I felt giddy when I held it in my hands for the first time. I will soon be making a start on the next stage of edits, tweaking and broadening the world I have created.

While I write and draw most days as part of my everyday routine, it's only been very recently that I've resumed more involved pieces - today is the first day in a little while I've made progress on a couple of painting commissions, and it was such a relief to finally complete a personal piece ('Thought Patterns', aka 'The Swirly Drawing' - fav.me/d7wyc9c ) after so long. I haven't been giving myself time to get these things done and I really need to change that, particularly when I have obligations to other people, and very cool people at that. After I post this, I will continue to paint...and hopefully after making more progress on my commissions I can actually indulge in my own ideas on the canvas for a little while.

Work has been very intense at times and I always seem to have SOMETHING on the table, but I can't complain how life is treating me at the moment. There are exciting things on the horizon that I am still striving for though - some of which are so so close...

All right, time to get back to painting. But before I go...I am OBSESSED with Crosses at the moment. A side project of Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno, their self-titled debut is chilled and industrial, ebbing and flowing with highs and lows and damn it is just so freaking awesome. It also prompted me to revisit Deftones and listen to them in much more depth - as well as listen to their last album, which I had not yet acquired. Ahh so good. So, here is some linkage for your visual and auditory pleasure...

Crosses: www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBN-1Q…
Deftones: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qksTlo…

Have some more Depeche Mode too: www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0AKJM…

Enjoy, and take care of yourselves out there! :wave: Til next time...let me know how you all are!
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Crosses - Crosses
  • Reading: William Gibson - Virtual Light
  • Watching: Death Note: Relight
  • Playing: Not much at the moment...
  • Eating: Baked spuds with all the trimmings
  • Drinking: Probably too much tea...

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noisybubbles
Wanderer of Galleries
Australia
A strange creature intent on finding kick-arse works and maybe showing one or two of her own....

Current Residence: Adelaide, South Australia
Favourite genre of music: a mixture of industrial, metal, alt-rock and god knows what else lol
Favourite style of art: comics of various types, surreal, twisted, funky....whatever takes my fancy ^_^
Operating System: various Windows demons
MP3 player of choice: Sony
Skin of choice: my own (it's much more comfortable)
Personal Quote: "I have a lot to learn", "Nil Satis Nisi Optimum"
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TattoedMaiden Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hiya!
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noisybubbles Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014
:wave: Hello! :D
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TattoedMaiden Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I missed you!
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gurihere Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Heya beautiful
Love you long time xx
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noisybubbles Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
Huggle! 
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:wave:
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noisybubbles Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
:love:
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free-to-be-Gee Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the :iconrainbowllamaplz:
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noisybubbles Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Not a problem mate :D It's the least I could do.
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