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Discussion in 'Toys forum' started by Kayone707, Jun 15, 2005.

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  1. SpawnCamp

    SpawnCamp Senior Member

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    I like the direction, I would say keep the vertex consistent on the W, N and R. or at least the W and N. I think R might be one you can play around with but it feels small here
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  2. Wintr

    Wintr Member

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    More like this?

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  3. SpawnCamp

    SpawnCamp Senior Member

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  4. Wintr

    Wintr Member

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    Thanks homie! Thoughts on my throwie?

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  5. ER0W

    ER0W Member

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    Did a spray thing. Just a character. Tips?

    Also wintr you are too ficking cool with your simples.
    And welcome to all the new guys!

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  6. ER0W

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  7. ER0W

    ER0W Member

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    That actually looks dope. Keep it up dude!
    But careful that the letters all face the same way or it's pretty whack. You have a super solid foundation just try to unify the letters more in terms of direction.

    Cant wait to see more of your work. You're solid mate.
     
  8. SpawnCamp

    SpawnCamp Senior Member

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    Ayy glad you are venturing into some spray. I don't know how familiar you are working with cans but there is a lot of technique to achieving tons of different effects. One thing in terns of characters is lay down some sketch lines, then it is kind of up to preference, but I like to throw shadows in first so I can keep track of the edges of my sketch, then your base color and fade that into the shadow. Then lay your highlights and finish with outlines. If you have 3D, I like to lay that first so I don't fuck up more intricate fills accidentally with overspray.

    One thing to practice is get a good variety of caps and see what you like to work with the best, each have their own pattern and intricacies. For me I like pink dots for fills and I've been really digging the MTN cream cap for outlines, but I was big on Legos before. Practice tapering your lines by adjusting distance from the wall and speed, and most importantly how to maintain a consistent line width
     
  9. bigmerge

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    20200208_223852.jpg 20200208_220722.jpg 20200208_205850.jpg didnt turn out very good but first time a canvass came out looking somewhat proper for me. i really messed up the R.
    Cut the stencil out of cardboard so i might be pumping out a few more of these this week
     
  10. Matt Wrigh

    Matt Wrigh Elite Member

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    Try covering the entire canvas with masking tape and then cut out what you want painted. It will give you nice sharp lines. You can keep doing this process to build layers. Here is one I did so you can see what I'm talking about.

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  11. ElbowMacK187

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    Start with the g . honestly pretty on Point just a few thing I would have done to show more bar consitantsy with the top you get jambled and like like there almost a 3rd bar in there so I just made it one . on to the i . I like how the break through to show depth thats great . when you do things like that its extremely important the lines line up through the other bar same way extenions do always meet perfectly . . the m not bad I just got rid of that one box . and again the yellow and the red line is wear your bar would be how it is and the green is how it should look as one bent bar . now I also realis you were probly going for a boxed bar there and not a bent one but its super tacky and right in the middle so my eye was emiditly drawn to it . . and the k its solid structure . I know you put the arrow to balance some weight but its not repeated at all so i woyld drop the arrow . with the bottome leg I thought would be good balance to try and balance off the g . I failed but its the idea lol.

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  12. Matt Wrigh

    Matt Wrigh Elite Member

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    Agree with most of what you said. I struggled quite a bit with the K as it and the G open the same way making it hard to balance. I tried curving the K to balance against the G but it looked off due to no other letters having that much of a curve. The arrow was was what I finally decided on to fill the space but not entirely happy with it.
     
  13. MIUNZ

    MIUNZ Senior Member

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    Missed the deadline so thought I’d post in here
    GIMIK

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    Here's a video of the process too

     
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  14. ER0W

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    If anyone remembers the show monster rancher back in the late 90s/early00s...

    Did a tribute to tiger of the wind in my spot.
    Figured itd be fun... it was xD

    (My spot is an old abandoned place.. nd my crew and I each have our own walls/boards so yes we go over our stuff as practice spots or whatever)

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  15. zoup

    zoup Elite Member

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    Last weeks battle

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  16. AskemAGZ

    AskemAGZ Senior Member

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    KNOTS, open for critiques

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  17. gumOnShoe

    gumOnShoe Elite Member

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    That gimick looks fire. You've got those simple letters on lock bruh. I think you should play with different types of serifs on your simple letters
     
  18. AskemAGZ

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    Piece I did for my friends daughter , EMMA

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  19. AskemAGZ

    AskemAGZ Senior Member

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    The piece I did for for his other daughter , TATUM

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  20. Matt Wrigh

    Matt Wrigh Elite Member

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    A Grey Scale piece I did for some friends:)

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