July 3rd Thursday, first time ever



  • Hi there,
    for 4-5 weeks now I'm taking SVS classes and I'm totally hooked.
    Since I am self employed I didn't paint for nearly 15 years now. But watching Jake painting robots on youtube brought me back. I always wanted to paint digitally but never tried. After watching 6 or 7 classes from Jake and Will and Marco my wife insisted me to take part on 3rd thursday. So here is my first attempt. After several different thumbnails to find a composition this was the first drawing:
    0_1468877058104_3thursdayjuly..jpeg and then I went crazy and after one horrible picture (I will never show that one), this is my final one for July 3rd Thursday:
    0_1468877233035_erikBurlefinger.jpeg



  • I like the texture you've used, and you kept the background nicely blurred but we can still understand that it's a ship that crashed. Welcome to 3rd Thursday!



  • The drawing and composition is beautiful...and if this is your first try at digital painting, then congrats - you are going to do awesome things if you keep at it!



  • I agree with the other posts and I really love the colors you chose.



  • Thank you very much. Now two days after finishing it, I see so many mistakes... I really stuggled with layers, brushes and so on... learning!


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