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Above is my character Ernest C., a thief. |D
Whew, I'm becoming really excited with that project !!

although...
What is shading
and light
what are those


I haven't inked anything traditionally for months, so I tried to pick up again my nib pen... ugh. That was rather difficult at first, and I ended up doing a free woohohooo shading with a brush <8D (and the lighting is so wrong)... ah. And the picture doesn't make much sense either.. oh well.

But that was a nice practice, and the brush gave out some unexpected effects.

I really would love to make comics with inks (and not only the eternal pencilled ones), if possible traditionally with nibs. But I guess I will sometimes have to return to the ink pens - since it's much more faster and easier to handle.

8| an advice to myself : do not ever stop inking with nibs, otherwise it will become much more difficult to use..


okay back to portfolio works ;_; orz why do I have to get sick today whyyyy

PS. I will post more often on this blog. No more single entry a month >|
PPS. Er.. sleeping people will be for another time !


New resolution !!

Lately, I have been slapped around by super talented, amazing and skilled artists like nadzomi, miwa shirow, and some of my influences before, that I rediscovered..

I was also getting really frustrated over drawing over and over again the same thing, which is headshots/busts/side views/front views. I really hope that my art didn't get too boring;;

And so, I decided to get back to shounen, again. I remember that three years ago, when I was reading a lot of shounens and drawing my first shounen projects (as long as dynamic random poses), I improved a lot. And today, when I picked up my old layouts (three years old !) that I did, under the influence of the early volumes of Bleach, I saw how much I lost in dynamism ; I liked the rythm and how everything went fast and was more exciting.

I've also realized that my shounen projects were still in the state of the basic idea, but weren't too developed.. sadly.

So !

I decided to pick up again my (shounen) project, called "The Crimson Box".
Three reasons to draw it again :
- it has got.. art history in it, so I'm forced to study it more seriously /shot
- drawing badass fights !! Bombings ! No more catfights, but weapons, guns, knives, everything ! >8I
- The story is set in London and Paris. It's some kind of mix between the late victorian era, and modern era. (In fact, the story happens in a world that hasn't got the exact history than ours, but some references are the same). Fancyness to draw !

okay, I hope I will be able to achieve this one day. sob


From now on, I am going to spam you more with shounen-ish stuffs, and this for a while. I hope you're okay with it TvT... I think I've gotten to a point where it's necessary for me to take a new breathe and refresh my art with some perspective and ACTION >:U


So mm.. here have some.. drawings to get my fingers back onto that project :



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My OC Keith Peterson ; I redesigned him a little, again. (Click to see the older version). He's albinos, 20 years old and quite cold usually, but when he's with his lover, Ann Ly Ky he becomes... like a child uhuhu (* q *)



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PS. Forgive the messiness + sketchiness of those.. uh well, sketches. I tried to draw them very quick and so I didn't take the time to shade it properly ; q ; sorry//

aksjfh lately I also have a weird obsession about drawing asleep/sleeping people (I think it's very cute) so.. expect more sleeping people on the next entry <3

Thank you for visiting my blog ♥♥♥ m(_ _)m


[repost] Greetings : step-by-step

As I missed drawing my other OCs, I tried to draw those from my project "Clockwork Circus" again... (I need to say that Arielucia and Tai-Chu quite inspired me =v=)b♥ )


The step by step was not supposed to be one, but as I scanned Wips over wips... wthen I figured that maybe posting them online to show you how I proceed would be nice.

So here we go :
















Finished picture : (I did the end at the same time, that is why I didn't take the time to scan everything TvT )








From left to right :

Mr. Kyle, Mr. Kyerran, Mademoiselle Cerise © Kiwishu (me)



Okay let's see what are the other sketches I can post ! >8DDDDD

[repost] The Crimson Box : (Redesigning)

Ernest C.














Here have some of my OCs that I missed drawing for almost a year.... I redesigned Ann Ly Ky ! TvT

I was happy when some people told me that they looked more mature today hehe.

(I drew those some weeks ago, sorry to post that late) !



I've been very very busy lately, so please forgive my lack of update m(_ _)m


[repost] First painter doodle !

WIP OF THE DOOM



WIP of my first painting, on Painter 11.
I don't know why I can't stand Painter 10, maybe it is because it lags on my computer D: or so...

But well, Painter 11 is really great * A * I want to get it sobsobsobss

and errm.... I kinda broke -a little- my tablet pen D': now it has low pressure ; __ ;





[Edit from 2010/11/04] - Final picture that I never finished :





haha it's so ugly now omg ;;;;; (click for full view)
dude I'm so glad that at least I improved a little with cg... OTL...

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