I just wanted to drop in and give everybody a very very early, extremely extremely rough preview of how I work. I'm only going to put this on Weasyl. I've always loved to show everybody in progress work, and I always love seeing it. It's a lot of fun to see how the piece changes and morphs as you go. (I'll update this journal as I go along!)
So I thought that maybe with this peice, I'll post up some of the preliminary work! Let me know if this bothers anybody, or if you think this would be better suited to a Tumblr or something.
Here's a cut out (zoom in) of me laying in some values first. A lot of this time was scanning my sketches, making sure my sketch was together, and messing with the Cintiq because it was glitching out. (8 AM -12:30 PM):
Starting to take some shape. Still working out some things, but I'm starting to sculpt out my underpainting. (8:00 PM)
Day 2: Adding more flying monkeys! (12 PM, Day 2)
Also since you guys are so awesome, have a flying monkey sketch:
As you can see, there's a real reason why I don't offer "sketch commissions," haha! My sketches are extremely messy! Also, here's a little shout out to YaniCat who is the very very best of hand models.
Anyways, I'll be working diligently on this for the next couple days! Maybe someone will find it useful or interesting... maybe?