A big thing I did recently for a group directed study I've been taking is an interior environment piece for my thesis. Part of the thesis takes place in Moscow of 1812, as Napoleon rolls in and the city gets burned. My villain has a secret attic study, so I wanted to design the room.
First I planned it out:
In order to get a good idea of the space I looked at period buildings for the area, then roughed out the layout and ideas:
Then I did some line:
And finally color:
I worked on this after work and during lunch off and on over 2 weeks, I think it came out reasonably well. I really enjoy coloring pieces, but I tend to over-saturate I think.
Here is a naked lady I drew from life in class:
Here's another Maya to line piece, working on my police station:
Here's a funky in class exercise we did, we had 20 minutes to take some styrofoam shapes and make them into buildings. It's odd, but I kind of liked how this one came out: