Wednesday, November 23, 2011

By Jesper Ejsing





I was asked by the fine people at ImagineFX if I wanted to do a workshop article for the traditional part of the magazine. I was honnored and jumped right in.
Because of the nature of the article, I had to scan the painting during the process. Something I rarely do but often have wanted to. All the time I promissed myself to scan a painting I got carried away midway and forgot to scan for an hour or two, thus destroying any chance of progression steps. Well; today I have a step by step.

If you want to read the whole article please buy the magazine. But here is some of the snaps from the progress: All was done in about 10 hours.

The original is about 20 x 25 cm. on a home-made illustration board.

11 comments:

  1. Really nice work! Do you know if it's the issue available in the states now or when it will be available?

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  2. Gorgeous, Jesper - I especially love how the moon is handled. May I ask what the medium is?

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  3. Awesome dude, Monkey King? Agree about the moon, beautiful pink glow.
    Really love that IFX does these traditional workshops as well. Justin Gerard's Fawn was an eye-opener!

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  4. HeY David

    It is always acrylics. it is all I am able to.

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  5. looks great!
    i need to find a place here in town that sells that magazine. :)

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  6. Jesper, Thanks for sharing the process shots! I look forward to seeing the article.

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  7. Hi Jesper... I got my copy of IFX the other day, and have to say it is a wonderful article. Really well written with lots of interesting stuff, especially for us digital artists who dabble with paint.

    Beautiful image (and palette) too...

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  8. Very cool. I love to see an artists progression form the what (at least in my own work) I call the ugly sage.

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  9. I agree with all those comments above, but how do you make 'home made' illustration board?


    -elli

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  10. Board:
    I print out the sketch onto a 300gram watercolor paper. then smear the backside with matt medium and glue it down to a piece of cardboard. Put it under press, underneath a stable of books for an hour. When it is dry I cut the edges clean: Viola: you got a watercolor board with your drawing on it, ready to add paint.

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  11. Hi Jesper, Loved the painting so much, I thought I'd try a digital sculpture of it. I'm learning 3d-coat right now, and at the moment it's still a WIP (wish I could do it in 10 hrs :)

    http://3d-coat.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=16272&st=0&p=109848

    Hope you don't mind, and thanks for your fine work.


    -Stephen.

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