Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Posted by Jav at 1:50 AM
Tuesday, December 06, 2005
Wow! Its been a while.....
Ive been working on a personal project recently, and boy has it been taking up all my time!
Dont want to post anything for that right now, but hopefully I will soon (if all goes right).
Here's an oldie I dug up just to post something for now. I shoulda done it sooner I suppose. I'd hate to lose the 4 people that regularly visit this place!
I guess I'll be posting older works for the next few weeks or so. So I apologize in advance for what you may see on this blog in the near future.
Well, Im off to no sleep. Deadlines looming...
and boy am I struggling...
Posted by Jav at 3:47 PM
Monday, November 14, 2005
Posted by Jav at 2:27 AM
Tuesday, November 08, 2005
A look into just how indecisive I am. A rough sketch and some color to play with technique and mood... The differences are very subtle. Some differences in intesity of color mostly. I just like some things from each one...
I need to stop screwing around and just draw...
Posted by Jav at 3:30 AM
Thursday, November 03, 2005
Wow, it's been a while since my last post! I'm off to a horrible December! Sorry to disapoint my mom and my girlfriend.... uhhh... I mean all my fans, yeah, my fans. In my defense I have been sketching though, even though I'm not getting any better. Heres a lil sketch I sorta dug and wanted to hit with some color...
Flash and Photoshop yall...
Posted by Jav at 7:47 PM
Wednesday, October 26, 2005
In honor of Halloween, heres one inspired by my dawgs at Chewbone... heh, that worked out well.
Figured I'd theme one for once...
Just a quick lunchtime thang... Deffinately gotta get the hang of crankin these out... nice loose excercise. I tend to think too much during these.
Posted by Jav at 3:19 AM
Friday, October 21, 2005
Monday, October 17, 2005
Thursday, October 13, 2005
Jeez, I just realized I hadnt posted anything in over a week!
I've kinda been struggling to tell the truth. But at least Ive knocked out a bit of the actual story. Story is important.
This is another version of the same character from the last few posts. I'm trying to find an approach that i like but at the same time it's got to be practicle. Otherwise I dont see myself finishing this short story...
This approach seems a little more practicle to me and involves really lose color and minimal textures. I'd probably need to iron out a few things still, but at least the self color lines werent as big a pain as i thought they would be. Big ups to my peeps at work for trying to find a practicle way to color rough linework quickly. Thats you Kevin Baraber! Yes THE Kevin Barber of Disney fame!( You tried Bruno!).
No channels in photoshop, just quickmask goodness.
Oh yeah, I guess I should try to knock out some multiple angles at some point for these characters...
Once I figure out which design and approach I hate the least. He, he...
Posted by Jav at 1:06 PM
Thursday, October 06, 2005
Heres one more version of the previous character....
This one resembles more of a witch than a wildwest bounty hunter i think, but i had fun nonetheless...
I did this one in flash to try and achieve a different style (no lineart) and textured it in photoshop ( ala Steve Lambe. Take that loser!)
But his brushes kick much more ass... he's got it on lock!
Posted by Jav at 12:33 AM
Tuesday, October 04, 2005
Here they are...
Two variations to finalize the whole process...
the one on the left is pretty straight forward where as the lighting on the right, i think, seems to be a bit more situational... I always run into problems during this process, because usually its tough for me to make up my mind (or I get a bit carried away).
Thanks to Bruno Werneck for giving me the idea to post both of these!
Luckily I was able to only waste 1 day during this process. Thats a step up for me ;)
Posted by Jav at 4:22 PM
Monday, October 03, 2005
Anotha' rough western character concept.... Not crazy about the quality and the wrinkled paper, but I like some things here, so I think i might realize this one to color....
I might just post the steps I take for the hell of it....
Stay tuned kiddies...
Artwork © 2005-2006 Javier Guzman
Posted by Jav at 2:50 PM
Friday, September 30, 2005
Thursday, September 29, 2005
Saturday, September 24, 2005
One of my biggest downfalls concerning my personal work is that I could never see a project completely through to the end.... I always find myself inspired by so much thats around me that I usually end up jumping from idea to idea... With that in mind here are some character concepts and rough color experiments for a character in a childerens book that I plan on Illustrating. I wont say too much about it since its still in its early stages, and its author may want me to keep it under wraps for now.
Posted by Jav at 2:05 AM
Monday, September 19, 2005
I dont think I'm thinking outside the box too much here, but i had fun nonetheless.
As an approach for the finalized look of the story I have a feeling I'm gonna have to go much more simple and straight forward though.
Perhaps something a bit looser like the group 'o girlies...
All artwork © 2005-2006 Javier Guzman
Posted by Jav at 9:06 PM
Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Sup people, or uh.... person (if I'm lucky enough to get even one person to look at this stuff.)
So this is my very first post in all its glory... uh, yeah...
It's been a long time comin' and I'm happy to say that my site still does'nt exist! Wait, did I say happy? Well, anyway, I'm fortunate enough to have a few friends to motivate me and introduce me to the blog universe!
I'm Jav by the way, and hopefully this will be a way to get off my arse and get crackin' on some personal projects. Or at least post some doodles...
So come along as I waste both of our time that neither of us will be able to get back...
Really had no idea what to post, so....
This was a lil design i did a month or so ago...
Posted by Jav at 6:00 PM