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Quick Sketches / Doodles
I am offering rough sketches or doodles in my style to help you envision your ideas for toon characters, props, settings or scenes. I am not a master of realistic humans - or rather I can't fire them off fast enough to be able to offer them here- but I can help you work out cartoony characters, props, scenes and other elements similar to the examples I've posted.

A full body toon character would probably be medium detailed usually one pose but depends on what I think might be needed to convey your idea. Variations of a head only for example could be 2-6 variations - or more if I'm on a roll. The same goes for other requests with more complex drawings being medium detailed and simpler drawings of single entities with two or more variations to help you visualize.

So if you need to rough out ideas for a story or animation, or to quickly convey an idea I may be the artist for you - contact me with your needs and I'll let you know if it is something I can do.

The following examples show the simple pencil work I am talking about.

Sketch051908 by bupaje

Ducksamuck1 by bupaje

Framess1 by bupaje

Untitled by bupaje

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My Picasa albums contain samples of work, school or 'just for fun' projects. It ain't sexy -which is why I haven't put it all on DA- but if you're still reading you must be bored - so might as well take a look. ;)


:icondaughterofdarkness01: :iconb3nbker: :iconsafika987: :icongustafblix: :iconscrollworkwords: :iconkakawdenimorek: :icontiocha: :iconhakkespetta: :iconsilverk99: :iconbloodshotink: :iconmayya447: :iconmattburton: :iconmkorched: :iconpyrogina: :iconedbot5000: :icontwofacedkitsune: :iconapinaries: :iconbartmoods: :iconiartsy:


Here is a really fascinating and potentially useful site. Ambient Mixer allows you listen to a mix of user created audio files and also adjust, add, mix, listen to and download the files. As an example I am writing a story and was searching for the sounds a wooden sailing ship as I don't have ready access to a ship to experience it for myself. Here is one user created mix.

click to visit page

I think you can imagine all the ways this might be useful.

If you are a K12 student, or have a budding artist in your family, and are looking for a bit of college money you might want to check out Google's new Doodle contest with the theme
"If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place..."

Wish I wasn't so darn old as this looks like fun. :) (Smile)

2014-02-05 10-30-27 by bupaje

I like brushes and textures - not sure why- but I do. One of the things I've played with in the past is creating what I call 'brush wheels.' For example I'll combine several weed and plant brushes in a wheel, then set the brush to 'rotation' and paint away. To illustrate I went to midnightstouch DeviantArt page, used a few of his plant brushes to create a wheel like this.

Then I set the brush angle to rotation (you can play with other settings of course), and quickly paint a nice mixed row of plants.

Simple. I know - but sometimes the simplest tricks can be very useful.

Do you have a forum you monitor regularly on DA (ie. the job forum)? Do you sometimes miss posts or see that lucrative job offer too late? If so then you might like this tip;

If you go to the forum you follow - let's say the Job Offers forum

http: //

and you right click on the page and View Source, then search for 'rss' you should find a url like the following

http: //

This is the rss feed for that page. If you use IFTTT (mentioned in my previous post) select 'Create' then click on the blue 'THEN' and select 'FEED' and 'New Feed Item' or 'New Feed Item Matches.' The first will notify you every time there is a new item on the feed; the second will notify you when a new item matches a specific keyword (ie 'illustrator') then paste in the RSS url you copied from the page source. Then you select "Create Trigger.' Next you select the 'THEN' link and select SMS or GMAIL or some other way to be notified. Once you fill out the balance and create the recipe you'll be notified based on the options selected.

Another option is a free tool called NotiPage… You install this on your computer, then you can paste in the forum url

http: //

Then set the options to let you know when the page is updated, or updated with specific words and you can run this in your system tray and it will check every x amount of time (you choose) and optionally pop up a notice, with the page and highlighted search terms.


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DaughterofDarkness01 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the watch :)
TSMEnigma Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist Writer
Thanks for the favourite! <3
Writingangel2010 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Writer
Thanks for collecting! I'm glad you enjoyed my poem Hope. 
bupaje Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional General Artist
I did. Keep writing. :)
Writingangel2010 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Writer
I shall :)
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