Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Goodby Week 1, Hello (Fresh) Starts
Whew, only 4 out of 7 actually attempted; I guess one of the things that I have learned this week is that 7 may be ambitious, what with weather, life, being old and tired, a MOTB and other various assorted ailments and interruptions. Still and all, I learned that I get overwhelmed by things such as sky holes, shadow edges and leaves, and stop looking and start dinking around overmuch. Also forgotten is the idea/need for simplicity at the start, the simple shapes at the outset. I also only have about 1-1/2 hour at a time in me before I fade. Adding these to Marc's recommendations, here are my goals for the coming week:
1. Paint out at least 4x (= a minimum of 4 bws); keep it shorter rather than longer per episode.
2. Follow Marc's 4 per panel method, emphasizing those simple shaped starts.
3. Slow down and really look at those complexities of the landscape, and decide when and if they are necessary ---to the concept?
OK, so now I'm accountable. Have a good week, y'all.
Posted by Jan at 5:20 PM