Monday, December 17, 2007


Picture not supposed to relate to the text scribbles...but I couldn't help it :D (just finished japanese final).

Thursday, December 6, 2007

Painting Practice

Some acrylic paintings I did throughout 113A class.

Early Sunday, my art 113A class went landscape painting at Monte Belle, near Palo Alto. It was bloody windy like a Hurricane up on the hill. So basically I was freezing like hell, sitting on thorny grasses painting for an hour until I couldn't stand the coldness. My hand was sooo frozen. It was a fun experience for the first time...but next time if I go landscape painting, I'll go when the weather is nice. Maybe I'll go back and define the shape more.

Grayscale Master study of Wyeth's painting. My semi-first application of acrylic painting!
Another go at painting still life in class. Next time I should sit more closer to the subject matter for better detail. At this point, I am still not used to acrylics.
In here, I was taking a break from color grid (bloody hell i hate that project) and used the remaining paint to do something fun. Mostly complementary or analogous colors I think.. And it turned out to be Hikaru...and then Haruhi ^^;; Ah, I draw them waaaaaaay too much XD;;; Need to get back to oricharas that I've been igonoring... But still, love them!! Hikaru's dark hair suits him much better~ <3 I got better with the Haruhi after trying out Hikaru.

Painting with wet medium is fun~~ but I just really hate the cleaning part TAT;; Maybe I'll paint some more after this semester ends.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

113A - B&W Rending

Number of Hours worked on this: Some 60-70+ hours.
Some detail shots. I really like how the pattern turned out and the little tassel strings.
Cameron Chun, our art instructor, was so nitpicky on every detail T__T;; I got a 91/100 I think. *emoes* Although that would make me want to try harder for the color part of this assignment, I''m feeling so lazy =w=;; Next, I'll post some color comps after we get it back.

Now onto Thanksgiving Break! Draw draw draw! (or for me, cg cg cg)

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Quick Head Study

Feeling incompetent...I came home and did a quick painting... Referenced from Richard Schmid's All Prima. Not quite the same...because I tend to have an ideal head and skin shading in mind. I need to really go for some heavier brush stroke as I go along.
Over the Winter Break I need to do some intense studying to prepare for my portfolio next semester! And also work on doujinshi ahead of time haha. Next I'll post my finished "B+/A-" B&W Rendering ORZ|||

Saturday, October 6, 2007

113A - B&W Rending WIP

Painting assignment.... We had to shoot a photo, get it approved after several reshoots and transfer the outline onto a gray painted illustration board and try to render as closely possible to the photo.

Original photo:
Painting in progress with Acrylics. I have still 50% to go...Detail of the lace TAT;; Such a pain.

Tomorrow I need to spend all day doing this. Project due next week after this coming week @A@;;

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

2005-2006 Representational/Life Drawing

OLDIES!! I miss figure drawing...Must draw more nudes!! *sounds pervy haha* But I've been too busy to attend the life drawing session T_T;;

Representational Drawing Spring 2005: Graphite

Representational Drawing Spring 2005: Charcoal

Beginning Illustration/ Fall 2006: Charcoal Rubout

Beginning Illustration/Figure Drawing Fall 2006: Charcoal Rubout

Beginning Illustration/Figure Drawing Fall 2006: Graphite & White Charcoal

I definitely need to practice more....I'll upload some work from last semester next.

Friday, September 7, 2007

Gaia avatar

My gaia avi that was supposed to resemble jing in the beginning...but then my sis changed the now its a jing wannabe. I kept the orange jacket haha.. (they need a long orange jacket...)

Painted at work. I started with grayscale to see how well i can get the value down first and then add color with another layer on top.

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Watercolor study

Pulled out an Old Navy ad for reference. Sat down on the floor with my compact watercolor set and water-cartridge brush. Had "Transamerica" playing on the TV and went crazy with sketching and watercolor XD The other watercolor I worked on will be in my lj (for the meme request). It's quite fun to get away from digital stuff.

Studying fashion as I go...
*textures added

Monday, August 20, 2007

WIP - Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

Simon, Yoko, Kamina~!

For the "sketch meme" in LJ. XD;; I wanted to do a fanart anyways, so might as well cg it and stuff bwhahaa.... (I should just sketch the others request instead making full colored artwork...)

Gawd this anime is addicting. I want more fast!!! @A@!!!

Thursday, August 9, 2007


Another quick painting from the Mercury Newspaper images. This is from the "Stardust" movie.

Man I need to get better T_T;;; (like Craig Mullins!!!)

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Photo study

I grabbed a photo from my local newspaper and decided to paint from a photo for more practice in layout. Overlayed it with some splashy color and texture afterward.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Nature study

Heyo~ Here's some study I did on my free time at work :3

Clouds are fun~~

Referenced from a photo. Unfinished.

I need to try getting more studies in @_@;;

Thursday, August 2, 2007

Pre-August Art Dump

I guess I'll use blogspot for unfinished works and art studies done at school and free time. A bunch of artwork I've scrapped for practice.

Color study as shown in my oekaki board.
Lighting study and some different style attempt.

More color study with cool shadows.

And my attempt to mooch of of saka's style since I'm assisting him at work ;3

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Signed up

Well it came with google stuff, so might as well take advantage of it XD;;

Let see what can I post here...WIP? >_O? And use my LJ for free rants... perhaps....