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Character Design, Pt 8: Designing Alternatives (Layer Comps)


Winona Nelson

Phew, it has been a busy couple of months, but I've got a quick chance to dive back into this guy. He's getting close to finished, the colors and general design are in place. The expressive parts - the face, hands, and since he's barefoot, his feet - are in place. But there's quite a bit left to render. We often think of rendering and polish as adding more detail. In deciding what details are…

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Some beautiful sculpture at a recent Sotheby’s auction


Howard Lyon

September 23, 2022 - 19th and 20th Century Sculpture: Including Works by Rodin’s Teacher, Carrier-Belleuse It has been a while since I have posted images from an auction, so I went looking to see what's out there!  I came across this great auction! I say it everytime, but I love the great high resolution captures of art that the big auction houses provide. Sotheby's is no exception of course. They are leading the way! Sculpture auctions are especially fun when they include rotations of the work as well as some details. Check out the different views of this beautiful work: Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, 1824 - 1887.  Bust of a Girl - terracotta, on a faux marble socle Terra-cotta sculpture is so appealing to me. I love the color and detail that if often offers. It seems there was a golden…

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