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I'll start inking the double page tomorrow... I've been tryiing to draw my characters to look like the actors, but I'm afraid they're not looking good! I'll try to fix it a little more before uploading it here!
Next 2 pages (it will be a double one) Winter soldier layout done, and half penciled. Let's see how much time it will take!
Inking Winter Soldier's page 2...
Pencils of Winter Soldier's page 2 almost finished...
The Winter Soldier - Ship scene, page 1 by Almayer
The Winter Soldier - Ship scene, page 1
As always, it took me much longer than expected. But I'm quite happy with the result.

This is the first of around 10 pages that will cover the fight against Batroc as seen in the movie, until the Captain beats him and find Natasha copying the SHIELD data. So it will take several weeks at this working speed... :(

Wish me luck!
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I have taken up the project on The Winter Soldier (around 7 to 10 comic book pages translating an scene of the film to sequential art). I think this time I can finish it. Let's see how it goes!
Sketching human figures page after page to practice, studying some comic book masters. How difficult it is to draw the human figure from your imagination!
David Finch is a great teacher! I recommend his video tutorials on his youtube channel!
Just updated some Carlos Pacheco's course pages with totally finished new images...

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David C.
Artist | Professional | Varied
Spain
I'm drawing since childhood, so after I finished high school I studied Fine Arts in Seville, my hometown. I majored in painting. I've been working as a graphic and web designer, illustrator and cartoonist for a small local company. nNow I'm a freelance. Very fond of manga, I love the electric guitar, the gym and jogging. And Star Wars!

Here you'll find mainly old works from my time at university, and new paintings and drawings made on traditional or digital media.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/artedavidcabe…
Tsu: www.tsu.co/Almayer
Tumblr: www.tumblr.com/blog/almayerdc
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I have been consulting some people, and I have had long talks with some of them, most fellow artists, and I could see more clearly my weaknesses while drawing and in my attitude, what to change and what to enhance and improve...
It is unusual for me to ask opinion to others about what I do, despite being exposed publicly with my work here and on other networks such as facebook. Receiving criticism is hard for me, always has been. However this time I've been looking for it.
Some of the things they mentioned I could see them myself. Others not. It has been enlightening and I think from now on I will count more with the view of those around me. One believes that knows a lot about any subject, in this case drawing, but in a way is blind to many details. The help of others is necessary even when they say things we wouldn't want to hear.
Also yesterday I was looking for information about Yannick Paquette. I just discover him as an artist for his recent work in Wonder Woman Earth One and I was amazed with his drawing skills. I have had the opportunity to see some pages in detail, expanding the images a lot, observed the lines of ink used, and despite how clean everything looks normal size, they are faster, loose and even a little dirty (at least to my way of understanding inks). I thought a well done professional job in the world of American comics should be cleaner and precise. I had already seen it in Frank Cho (although he appears to be absolutely clean), and even in Garcia-Lopez works (when Inking himself), but had not paid enough attention: agile, open lines, not always connected to each other... dynamic! That is missing from my drawings! I leave everything so tied, all lines are so studied that the power is lost. My drawings look beautiful (I guess) but are lacking in grace. It's something that should start changing from now on!
Watching a couple of videos of Paquette and reading a couple of interviews in which he commented on his career I realized something. It's funny because it's something I have heard before, but until yesterday I did not see clearly: Yannick said his time making monthly series was very hard, but, and this is important, the speed a penciller should work to meet deadlines was what helped shape his style. Yes, it has influences as anyone, and that's important, but the daily work under pressure, which pushes to leave everything looser, simplify judiciously, but without thinking too much how each line is done, is what ends making a cartoonist really its potential to become a reality and that their drawings look as good drawings, not as someone's who has some idea, but that seems to be tied hand and uncomfortable, just my case.
I do not know if I managed to explain well, but I have it pretty clear now: we must draw a lot, A LOT (this is never insisted enough), and not do, as I do, an illustration a week studying each line I draw. You have to let the lines flow alone a bit, LET THAT HAPPY ACCIDENTS HAPPEN, and try not to be with the same job too long. Let's see if I can apply these teachings in my work!

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LJEKC Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016
Welcome in Fantasy-NPC :) (Smile)

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Laurelman Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2015  Student Writer
Can I ask you a favor? If I win, I can finally afford to hire another commission I wanted!

Can you log in with your Facebook or Twitter or both and vote for my comic? 
Link here: www.webtoons.com/en/challenge/…

I will enter your name in a raffle to win points and a commission from me! You can vote daily. Every vote you give, gives you another entry in the raffle. Its completely free to vote, and should only take 10 seconds. 
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NudeTaylor Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Wonderful work! 
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Almayer Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you, and thanks for the Watch!
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NudeTaylor Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
You are welcome!  If you like my look and ever need reference photos, I would be honored to give some to you from my private collection.  I have thousands that are not posted on dA (that also fully show my face) - everything from classic nudes to highly erotic.  Please let me know your thoughts and keep up the great work! 

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Queen-Kitty Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015   Photographer
Thank you very much for the watch! I hope you enjoy seeing my new work!
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bodyworkx Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional Photographer
Hi David, thanks for watching!
You are a very talented artist.
Grtz.
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Almayer Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional General Artist
You're welcome! Like very much your work.
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Talybean Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome to :iconteen-gohan-fans:! :D
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Orphydian Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist

Hey

 

I would love to feature some of your work in my freshly opened group. Its specialised on high detailed military illustrations and it will host only the finest deviations and will gather some of the most talented artists.

arsmilitaria.deviantart.com/

I sent the requests. You have to confirm them.

You are also warmly invited to join.


Do you think you can upload the versions focused on singles soldiers of these:

almayer.deviantart.com/art/Ala…
almayer.deviantart.com/art/Ala…

If you happen to do others or other historical art pls. submit it to my group.

Thanks!


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