Weekly Review: 21st April 2014

Posted by on Apr 27, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments
Weekly Review: 21st April 2014

I didn’t keep track, because I slightly diverged from the plans, but I definitely hit the 15h target. I spent most of the time making assets for a small game I’m working on. Next week, I’ll be more carefuly to keep track. Still good work done at least. Making art for a project though is […]

Weekly Review: 14th April 2014

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

Slowly getting back in to the swing of things. I managed to get 10h done this week. Going to shoot for 15h next week. I also started keeping sketchbooks on a few websites. Looking at the sketchbooks of the awesome artists on there, I get a small sense of how they approach structuring their time. […]

Weekly Review: 31st March 2014 & 7th April 2014

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Blog, The Quest, Uncategorized | No Comments

Over a week late, and I’ve not been keeping track of where my time has been used. I’ve no external deadlines at the moment, so I kind of used the time to catch up with social commitments. I danced. I danced like no one was looking. Which is a pity, because maybe I would have […]

Weekly Review: 24th March 2014

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014 in Blog, The Quest, Uncategorized | No Comments

This week didn’t go very well. Only got 15 hours done. I did two sketch dailies for the first time. I worked traditionally, with gouache for the most part. It’s really fun. But then I remembered that Paint Tool Sai existed and I spent an inordinate amount of time trying to get that working on […]

Weekly Review: 17th March 2014

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Blog, The Quest, Uncategorized | No Comments

So last week’s work was dominated by head studies. It was really nice to see forward progress on that single topic. So I think I’m going to theme weeks, so I can get in to the groove better, and make sure different subject areas get enough study. So week two is environments / props. I […]

Weekly Review: 10th March 2014

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in Blog, The Quest, Uncategorized | No Comments

First week of tracking hours down. It’s hugely productive. Definitely going to continue this. Next week I’m going to try to do 25 hours, with 10 hours on portfolio work. Currently the main thing I’m working on is a character design piece. Hourly work breakdown: Portfolio piece work (Snow White) Colour comp studies Loomis head […]

A wild plan appears

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in Blog, The Quest | No Comments

So I’ve spent the day and a bit since the last blog post paralyzed by the scale of this whole thing. So this post is a kind of attempt to get everything straight in my head, and a form plan that isn’t terrifying. I work full time, Monday through Friday, which is a huge portion […]

Day one

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Blog, The Quest | No Comments

I’m marking today as day 1 of a year’s project to create a portfolio that can match the quality of some of the amazing work I’ve seen around the web. To be more exact I have until Mid-March 2015 to reach the super impressive, and incredibly intimidating, level of work produced by people like this […]