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byroncallas
12-03-2009, 07:34 AM
I mostly paint abstracts and am not a competent representational artist. But I tried the AR pencil tool to draw from a reference photo of the house I grew up in as a little boy. I felt for someone who almost never makes representational images it wasn't all that bad. The pencil tools made it easier than I would have expected. They are so vastly improved in AR3. I think everyone will be blown away with what they can do with both the new pencil and ink pen tools. .

jacktar51
12-03-2009, 07:41 AM
Hey Byron...Dont be down on yourself... this is a remarkably good for someone who's" Only trying it out "......Hmmmmm, Must try this out myself, thanks for posting..... Jack.

hanzz
12-03-2009, 07:49 AM
Except for the stripes in the foreground, I find this a really nice drawing. very well done in my opinion.

byroncallas
12-03-2009, 08:38 AM
Jack, Hanzz, you're too kind, and likewise much thanks.:)

Hanzz, thanks for the good feedback on the foreground - I do get your drift. :cool::)

Rose, you know I'm the sentimental type, and of course there is chocolate to soothe those tears. :):):)

Silentman
12-03-2009, 08:51 AM
That's an excellent sketch Byron, and it's wonderful to see another side of your artistic self, one that i reckon you ought to pursue further perhaps.

Cool House and a Cool Sketch my friend :D

byroncallas
12-03-2009, 11:48 AM
Thanks Silent One. Much appreciate the thoughts. Hey, maybe I'll take a drawing class. :)

screenpainter
12-03-2009, 11:53 AM
The house is great. Good to see you trying other things with your amazing talent. The perspective seems really spot on to me. I really like the realistic drawing you have made with the pencil. I would have guessed it was a real pencil sketch that had been scanned.

Belvrog
12-03-2009, 12:31 PM
I am with gz. It's great Byron. Just unexpected.... so monochromatic.... :D:D.

byroncallas
12-03-2009, 01:52 PM
Rose - thanks again. I'll see if I can dig up a bulldozer. :D:)

Albert/Belvrog: Thanks so much. I think you can hand a lot of praise to the program. There wasn't any digital touch up or tweaking - that's exactly how the pencil laid down the digital graphite. I did use the blender to smudge a little here and there just like you would with a real pencil. Seems like AR3 delivers a real-world simulation pretty effectively.

Belvrog: yes, monochromatic. That deserves an lol. :D


Thanks,all, again for the kind comments. :)

Docsmith626
12-03-2009, 02:16 PM
Byron, if you can draw that well, even with cyber assistance, you don't need lessons. Just do more of it.

Juz
12-03-2009, 03:01 PM
Very well said Docsmith, couldn't agree more.
This is a fantastic drawing Byron, it reminds me of the drawn renderings for property. I love the little detail of the bin lid not being put on properly on one of the trashcans... makes the building 'lived in' :)

Silentman
12-03-2009, 03:11 PM
Absolutely correct Doc, lets see some more sketching from you Byron, your in the thick of it now lol, you showed us you can draw and we wants more hehehe :p :D

byroncallas
12-03-2009, 07:28 PM
Doc: Thanks much - kind thoughts much appreciated. :)

Juz: Thanks so much (and hey, what an eye, how'd you spot that trash can?);):)

Silentboy: Hmmm: what a disturbing development; what a pickle (lol); :D:)

Fashmir
12-03-2009, 08:06 PM
Hhhhheyyy, You've used a pencil before haven't you. :D Nice Byron.

ARTGEEK
12-03-2009, 08:28 PM
Very different from your usual wok, but i like it alot. Superb job!!!

Silentman
12-03-2009, 09:09 PM
It's all good Byron hehehe :D

Caesar
12-03-2009, 10:33 PM
Dear Byron, Your just discovered architectural and drawing talents are not less than any other one You already displayed!

Alexandra
12-03-2009, 11:12 PM
Byron, This is fantastically well drawn!!!:):):)

byroncallas
12-04-2009, 05:27 AM
Alex, Caesar, Silent, Artgeek, Fashmir: Thanks much much much. You are all really way too wonderful - prince and princesses. :):):)

billbonds
12-04-2009, 11:40 AM
Agree with everyone - I like your drawing. Cool. Well done. :)

byroncallas
12-04-2009, 01:52 PM
Hey there Bill - thanks a lot. :):):)

hibebebebe
12-04-2009, 05:51 PM
great drawing. eye catching. :)

Lima
12-04-2009, 11:44 PM
Perfect killer drawing Byron. :)

byroncallas
12-05-2009, 06:10 AM
Oriane, Hibebebebe: Much thanks. :):):):)

Ann Timmy
12-05-2009, 04:47 PM
Byron - this is quite good - and yes - such a departure. Some nice laughs in this thread too. This really is a quite nice drawing. It may seem funny to say, but it's methodical like your abstracts. They often appear spontaneous, but I see a method to your madness. ;):):)

byroncallas
12-06-2009, 02:29 AM
Thank you Ann, much appreciated. :):)

Silentman
12-06-2009, 10:20 AM
WoW caused quite a stir here haven't we lol, better do some more sketches hehehe :p :D

byroncallas
12-06-2009, 05:04 PM
Silent - I think you may be on to something. :)

Boxy
12-06-2009, 07:18 PM
I must have missed this one Byrin. It is a great sketch. :)

byroncallas
12-07-2009, 07:07 AM
Thanks Sav. You're a prince. :)

LogicsHere
12-10-2009, 05:50 AM
This is fabulous!

sandyg
12-10-2009, 12:03 PM
I must have missed this thread too Byron, that's a beautiful drawing of a building very detailed.
Sandyg.

Eileen724
12-10-2009, 01:43 PM
What a pleasant surprise this is and such a different take from your colorful abstract paintings, Bryon! I love this and would love to see more drawings from you!

byroncallas
12-10-2009, 11:20 PM
Sandy, EEN, Logicshere, thanks much, very much appreciated. :)

silvy
12-13-2009, 01:58 PM
What a pleasant surprise this is and such a different take from your colorful abstract paintings, Bryon! I love this and would love to see more drawings from you!

Agree with Een:):)

byroncallas
12-16-2009, 02:01 PM
Much thanks Silvy - and thanks for dropping by. Much appreciated. :)

gallery32
12-16-2009, 09:04 PM
I think you did an amazing job! I love all the detail and it is great with the pencil tool :)

byroncallas
12-30-2009, 04:50 PM
Thanks Gallery - thanks bunches. :)