Something Up There..

Something Up There..

I uploaded this version first on Facebook, rather than the Traditional one ( as scanned)..
Well here’s the details as I first uploaded it//

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“First sketched with charcoal pencils. It was ‘molded’ in the form you see below by scanning the traditional sketch, and redrawing over it in Photoshop. So, in it’s essence one can call it a TraDigital ( yup it is a category on DeviantART) work, as both forms are utilized.
I wanted to do something different from oil paintings, some form of art, which is somewhat ‘speedy’. A one that will be ‘one of my’ signature styles. And here it officially begins. Though, works like these have been created by me before, but the skills were albeit weak back then.
So what Art category should this belong to? In my own opinion, it can be anime, line-art, abstraction and like-wise. As an experimental piece of work this is.

In the digital enhancement stage, I was choosy between a few styles I had made. Should I go with a darker blue tone one, or a lighter one. Changes in Tone and Color changes the whole expression. Be it mellow, happy, sad..etc. I can get many expressions from this one.

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P.S. Likes would be appreciated! šŸ™‚

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Anglerfish are Creepy – II

Anglerfish are Creepy - II

Yup, just made it now, and sharing it everywhere. Making more and more people soil their pants ( most probably) and making for them difficult to sleep at night.
Here’s whats actually an element to put in my fan-art of Fizz from League of Legends. But it really does look good as an artwork on it’s own.

So why the ‘ II ‘; this is actually the second one I made, the first one I shall be sharing soon. Like ‘today’ soon…
Do checkup on my blog later for more artsy stuff //

An Enticement.

There was I, sitting in the Seminar hall, an listening to anĀ interactiveĀ lecture about ‘Graphics’ and Digital Image formats. As a little background, I like these sessions in the lecture hall, the teacher is the epitome of a ‘teacher’. Jolly, interactive and taking a reasonable amount of time to explain the concepts fully, allowing us to grasp all of it’s meaning to the ‘roots’.
Now, back to where I was, in the Seminar Hall. The teacher placed a little fun challenge for one of us ‘eager ones’. He showed us a picture of a mosque’s wall (in Lahore, Pakistan) and described using quite an expressive vocabulary that what an artĀ pieceĀ that wall was. The geometry blends perfectly, it’s a beautifulĀ coalescenceĀ of Math and Art.
So, me being who I am, I got to have my raised. IĀ acceptedĀ the challenge. And this is what I had to ‘enhance’
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Well, weekend came, and I got to do my usual relaxing. And, yes I did turn ON my copy of Adobe Photoshop and worked on it for some time. Ā  I started by splitting the image into smaller parts, then altered the values (brightness, contrast, curves) till the major parts of that split looked vibrant and fresh. The smaller images were merged back and the differences between the colors removed. Next, I manually painted the blue, green and yellow parts. I kept the brush settings to low intensity and use ‘Darken’ mode to preserve texture, as I wanted to preserve that rustic feel. Since, a few parts of the old ‘picture’ became overlapped by the new ‘colors’, some parts were rebuilt, the parts ‘grafted’ from other parts of the image.
And here, is what it turned out to be.
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Time Taken:- about 45 minutes ( loose estimate, as I Facebook-ed along the way, total productive time is about 25 minutes)
Adobe Photoshop CS5-Extended
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For Comparison:
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Thanks for taking a look. ^_^

Dystopia

Dystopia

Created by Ibrar Yunus [ Spiffy ]
Dystopia
Digital Paints
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Titled as Dystopia ( Dark state, environmental-urban deterioration), a total of 3 and a half hours were spent in completing this digital painting. As always I used PaintToolSAI for this, as I wanted blending to be natural (as oil paints are). The idea for this came, after I came across a selective color painting by some artist on Facebook; his/her painting also used purple palette and I felt a sense of ‘royal’ and ‘dream-like’ feelings being emitted by that. Perhaps the fixed emotion ( not happy nor sad ) contributed to some extend to this, but the contrasting background (dark purple behind right purple) promoted this. So moving on, I chose ‘blending’ over ‘contrast’ as it gives ‘softness’ to the painting; even when bright or very dull colors are used. In my paintings i have noticed that colors them selves dont make a painting bright or dull; but they are relative on each other, a painting that uses very bright colors can appear very dull indeed, if the palette doesnt use any contrast.
The ‘figurative’ and ’emotional’ nature of this painting tell us about ones need to go out once in a while and ponder over the apparent darkness of a busy/crowded/mechanized place. This does not mean that darkness exists everywhere, but the thoughts of a ‘young’ mind about one’s survival in the ‘Practical World’. A scene depicting the time of the dawn is shown, as this is the time when the cold breeze brushes against you and one is fresh and ready to go out and then stop! ‘think about whats more to come?’. The butterfly depicts hope, and works as to counter the darkness of the city behind and the painting itself. The orbs add to the lightness of the sky (even though the sky is ‘in’ the background); this is a visual indication that ‘don’t look down and be frightened, keep your hopes high, look up! up at the bright sky; there are surely better things to come!’

As Ɖtoile Bleue, the shades of purple here show ‘dream-like’ presence.
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This concludes the detail analysis by the Artist himself. You are welcome to interpret this in your own way. šŸ™‚

Got into Computer Science! and abit busy…. o_o

So finally this weekend I’ve stayed up long enough to login to WordPress and write something worthwhile..,, Really, I being a day scholar just couldnt set a timetable for last few weeks and just came home and collapsed on the bed everyday……..

thenĀ there’sĀ a presentĀ YouTubeĀ ban in theĀ countryĀ  that is affecting all other Google services, so cant access my pals on Google= too… šŸ˜¦ Ā ..seems really weird and different to me……

So, i just tried DailyMotion and was surprised to see that its somewhat faster thanĀ you-tubeĀ ..perhaps the servers are nearer to me or less ‘loaded’ … Here’s what im watching right now…enjoy… šŸ™‚

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Rare Music….

My followers, you know me right.. I loveĀ TranceĀ Music; i listen to it all the time. I love to party to it,. But no matter how much of an Armin Van Buuren fan I might be; I still like some of those ‘other music’ …. Here’s what I’m listening to as I write this post…. Enjoy this lovely song…Ā 

Zines And Art ….

Who knew that having some leftover magazines and newspapers could make such an awe-inspiringĀ pieceĀ of art! ….Ā At-least, I didn’t…

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One just has his/her moth drooling over the size and complexity of these huge sculptures, made my the Korean artistĀ Yun-Woo ChoiĀ …

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Images fromĀ http://design-milk.com/magazine-newspaper-sculptures-by-yun-woo-choi/

Also, check out the full article and more images on that link… . Ā ^_^