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Thanks for followers of my page.  As you may have noticed, I have been very quiet on DeviantArt and have only updated my portfolio sporadically.  University and personal life are occupying my time completely, but I try to make time for art.  Most of my work lately have been small illustrations for my school newspaper, as well as larger illustrations for Wisdom Crieth Without magazine, which feature some amazing literary and visual arts:

www.wisdomcriethwithout.com/

I will try to do a free giveaway event later in the year that's similar to the 50 Poses Challenges, where you give me a few keywords and I produce a quick piece of your character.  

50 Poses Challenge (Closed):new: :new: :new:
School has been ridiculously busy.. I'm very sorry Aya14000, BabySponge178, TehLegendofcool and AnimeOtaku6, but I'm afraid you will need to wait for a while longer for the pictures. Thanks for being patient with me :hug:
Also, I'm planning to use 6 of the sketches for my AP Drawing Portfolio, with characters by: ElPerdedor, SketchesInMinutes, SkiM-ART, Mike16r, ppgrainbow and MiyoKitten. Please send me a message if you are NOT OK with me using these pictures. It's for schoolwork so the only people who are seeing it are the AP markers ;P
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You can find your picture in this Photobucket folder: http://s1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd370/annsquare/Pose%20Challenge%20Upload/
I also replied to a few people whose pose reference file either isn't appropriate (eg. photography, other artist's painting, etc.), has a broken link, or that needs to be changed to another pose. Please check your inbox or


Some ideas I'm considering:

Color palettes
Expressions
Focus on body forms (hands, feet, head angle...)
Lighting
Human model reference

As this will be partially a practice of anatomy, I'd probably lean towards more realism style.  This time, I'll also be adding colors with watercolor and/or color pencils.

Love to hear your suggestions!
  • Mood: Cheerful
The Scientist by annsquare
The Scientist
Long time no acrylic!  I was very surprised at how much I was using this medium like watercolors, tsk tsk..  I love the fact that it's so easy to control for transparency with acrylics, and the 3D effects it can achieve for skin tones.  However, paint drying up to plastic films on my palette was a something I had to constantly battle and keep in mind!

This was a piece I painted earlier this summer for The Varsity, the oldest student newspaper at my university: thevarsity.ca/

pencil, acrylics
reference image taken from Rory Sutherland's TED Talk: i.ytimg.com/vi/iueVZJVEmEs/max…
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Ann
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Canada
Ann is an tireless learner who aspires to become an artist, scholar, leader, neuroscientist and world traveller. She enjoys reading, painting, listening to TED talks, playing badminton and long talks with inspirational friends. Her works are features in multiple publications, including Wisdom Crieth Without (online and print magazine), The Varsity (U of Toronto newspaper and magazine), and The Spectatorial (Victoria College speculative arts blog and magazine).
Thanks for followers of my page.  As you may have noticed, I have been very quiet on DeviantArt and have only updated my portfolio sporadically.  University and personal life are occupying my time completely, but I try to make time for art.  Most of my work lately have been small illustrations for my school newspaper, as well as larger illustrations for Wisdom Crieth Without magazine, which feature some amazing literary and visual arts:

www.wisdomcriethwithout.com/

I will try to do a free giveaway event later in the year that's similar to the 50 Poses Challenges, where you give me a few keywords and I produce a quick piece of your character.  

50 Poses Challenge (Closed):new: :new: :new:
School has been ridiculously busy.. I'm very sorry Aya14000, BabySponge178, TehLegendofcool and AnimeOtaku6, but I'm afraid you will need to wait for a while longer for the pictures. Thanks for being patient with me :hug:
Also, I'm planning to use 6 of the sketches for my AP Drawing Portfolio, with characters by: ElPerdedor, SketchesInMinutes, SkiM-ART, Mike16r, ppgrainbow and MiyoKitten. Please send me a message if you are NOT OK with me using these pictures. It's for schoolwork so the only people who are seeing it are the AP markers ;P
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You can find your picture in this Photobucket folder: http://s1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd370/annsquare/Pose%20Challenge%20Upload/
I also replied to a few people whose pose reference file either isn't appropriate (eg. photography, other artist's painting, etc.), has a broken link, or that needs to be changed to another pose. Please check your inbox or


Some ideas I'm considering:

Color palettes
Expressions
Focus on body forms (hands, feet, head angle...)
Lighting
Human model reference

As this will be partially a practice of anatomy, I'd probably lean towards more realism style.  This time, I'll also be adding colors with watercolor and/or color pencils.

Love to hear your suggestions!
  • Mood: Cheerful

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:iconrebellinglemming:
RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very beautiful painting!
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annsquare Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! :hug:
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Titaniasworld Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014   Traditional Artist
Hi Annsquare, thanks for your support! You are right to open up to the world! You would be missing so much without it. There's a big chance in it - and of course, risks at well. That's life, online or offline. Hope to see more of your beautiful images!
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annsquare Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for your kind words! :hug:
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LindseyCarrell Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave.  :)
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annsquare Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!!
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Elfedward Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
You're welcome :D
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Sachi-pon Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i just wanted to say, great work =D you have a lot of talent.
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annsquare Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!!
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