Upgraded!

After 3-4 years of hard work, my computer (AIO) finally got an upgrade! Since switching to this beloved hand-me-down computer and slowly working through all sorts of assignments in it, its performance gradually worsened. Which isn’t exactly surprising, to say the least, given most consumer electronics’ planned obsolescence. So I began to search for alternatives; better hardware that could replace it so that I can work faster and more efficiently without having to deal with data loss and overheating.

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Thank You, 2019

It’s been a while since I’ve last written anything here 🙂 Hello! I hope all of you are having a wonderful day filled with joy and laughter.

Finals ended a few days ago and it has been great ride. It’s the first semester where I was able to maintain a cool head and not lose my sanity during finals week, haha! This year’s personal review and sketches inside 🙂

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Change.

In order to curb the growing dissatisfaction with my own work mentioned in last month’s post, I’m currently developing a new style that puts a significant emphasis on soft, subtle strokes as well as anatomy. Facial lighting is starting to come along nicely, and my overall workflow when doing studies have improved!Read More »

Digital: Going Lineless

The painterly semi-realistic style has long piqued my interest. Beautiful, intricate, and expressive; its technique was something I never quite understood. For almost my entire-drawing-life, lines have played a vital role in depicting the things around me. Thus, it was difficult for me to leave my comfort zone. These are several practice paintings I’ve made in attempt to curb my fear.Read More »