Q:Hey Cameron! Hope you're doing well! I have a few questions to ask of you; I noticed you do a lot of studies from photographs and mastercopies so I'm assuming you learn a good amount from that as well, but then I ask myself.. Where did you get your passion to learn art? Where did you learn how to draw so well? I know you don't think it but your art has improved exponentially over the few years. I really admire your drive and your work. It's really inspiring to me. Really hoping to hear from you!
Not sure how to put it, but the reason I do studies and try to improve my art is because there are stories I want to tell and images I want to draw that I’m just not able to yet. As for where I learned to draw, I haven’t taken any classes if that’s what you’re asking. I just draw what comes to mind, do studies, and look to better artists for inspiration.
I’m really glad you enjoy what I do, and it’s nice hearing that my work is improving. I get so caught up in being critical of my work that I can’t even tell if I’m making progress at times!
I found my space pirates drawing posted on some Russian website, with a slew of comments. With the magic of internet translation, I found out they were having a serious discussion about the science of my image. And they were really thinking it out too, way more than I did.
Like the jetpacks could be used to compensate for her firing the gun, whether guns could fire in space, why the guy didn’t have a gun (They concluded he was a tech that they brought along, and that the gun the girl had was for emergencies, which is right!) They also called out some stuff I didn’t really think about and got wrong.
I thought that was really cool.
So the managers are playing Mario Kart 8 on the big screen in one of the theaters. That’s something.
I don’t think I have 10 solid pieces that aren’t fan-art/studies. Probably have like 6 hahaha, so that’s definitely something to work on.
Yeah you have a point, can’t somehow get negative-jobs. And if everyone just says no I know I have more work to do.
I’ll give it a shot, time to start working on a couple more pieces so I can at least have 10 to put in a portfolio.
Only comic convention coming soon where I live is Tampa Comic Con, and I have no idea if they have a panel like that there. Might as well go and check.
Haha I suppose.
Wonder if I’ll know when I’m at the level to submit a portfolio to companies.
It just feels like I have so much to work on and so far to go. I’ll just keep drawing and hope I’ll recognize when I have something that can make a presentable portfolio.
So I played through Shovel Knight over the past couple days.
What a fun game, I definitely enjoyed it. Will probably play through again when I have time.
Spending 6+ hours in the peak of the Florida summer heat replacing my cars radiator… Haven’t been this exhausted in a while, and that was the dirtiest car repair yet, jesus.