First 3D-modeling attempts

Yeah! I just got Zbrush - a really nice 3D program.




Those are my first modeling attempts. I created both models from imagination, although the second one is supposed to be Balthier from Final Fantasy XII (But I didn't use any references). I didn't model his face, it looks like crap, I know :'D.





The interface is pretty complicated for me. But I'm still, as you can see, a layman, who doesn't know soooo much about this topic. (Not to say nothing XD)

I hope, I will improve my 3D skills in the future. It's a pretty interesting area. :)
Furthermore, I would be very glad about every tip/advice for working with zbrush and modeling to make it look better :'D

Polymer Clay & Improvement


Yey! The first time that I used FIMO, a kind of polymer clay. :D
It makes soooo damn much fun and the result speaks for itself ;D

Even I, as layman in terms of working with polymer clay, was able to produce some nice earrings and rings :)

The result:
- 2 pokeball-earrings
- 2 earrings with my own pattern
- 2 hamburger-earrings
- 1 Linkin-Park-ring
- 1 skull-ring
- 1 ring with my own pattern


Yeah, I drew an old picture from me again :)

First drawing: From 2008; I didn't really have an idea about what I actually wanted to draw. I just practised the male face, I guess.

Second drawing: From 2010: Lol, I clearly remember, that I was absolutely proud of this piece and now I see it and the only thing I can do is laughing XD.

Third drawing: From this year - 2011: One year has passed and I would say, that I improved pretty well. :) But surely I still have to learn a lot (not only in terms of face drawing :'D).

Note: they are just quick sketches about 1 hour or so. ;D

I'm curious how it will look like 2012 :'D.

Real or fiction?

Tired. Exhausted. Stressed out. But there is always time for art ;D


I've drawn this piece for the art lesson of my school. I hope it's abstract enough, well.. I don't like this stuff anyway X( The WIP:


And you know what? My wonderful cousine just celebrated her birthday and I've drawn a portrait for her as present :).


Additionally, here is a video clip about the drawing process:








Sketches
Yeah, I'm playing Final Fantasy XII right now and I'm really going to become addicted to this damn beautiful game :3.



I won't be able to draw so much in the near future, so please be patient with me ;)

Cya :)

Blog Birthday & Gewinnspiel

Heute vor genau 1 Jahr habe ich diesen Blog ins Leben gerufen und da ich ihn damals nur in Deutsch verfasst habe, werde ich heute den Eintrag auch deutsch starten. (Englisch folgt) :)

Zwölf Monate ist mein Blog nun schon online, doch ohne euch Kommentatoren, Freunde und Unterstützer wäre ich nie so weit gekommen. :) Deshalb habe ich mich dafür entschieden, ein Gewinnspiel zu veranstalten! (Inspiriert wurde ich dabei von meiner wundervollen Cousine <3).

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~° Gewinnspiel °~

Die Preise:

1. Hauptpreis:
- 1ter Band von Naruto
- 2ter Band von Naruto
- 6 Naruto-Sammelkarten
- 1 Portrait nach Wahl (hochwertiger Ausdruck)
- 1 hochwertiger Ausdruck einer meiner Bilder (DIN A4)
- 1 Skizze nach Wahl



2. Hauptpreis:
- 1ter Band von One Piece
- 1ter Band von Cheeky Vampire
- 1 One Piece (Ruffy) Schlüsselanhänger
- 1 pinke Armstulpe (für Cosplay)
- 1 Portrait nach Wahl (hochwertiger Ausdruck)
- 1 hochwertiger Ausdruck einer meiner Bilder (DIN A4)
- 1 Skizze nach Wahl

 
 

3. Nebenpreis:
- 1 Portrait nach Wahl (hochwertiger Ausdruck)
- 1 hochwertiger Ausdruck einer meiner Bilder (DIN A4)








Was du dafür tun musst/Ablauf:
1. Schreibe einen Artikel/Beitrag zu mir und meinem Blog auf deinem eigenen Blog, deiner eigenen Website oder deinem eigenen deviantART journal!
  • der Eintrag sollte eine angemessene Länge haben  (nicht nur 1 Satz, aber auch nicht ewig lang)
  • jeder kann teilnehmen (keine Altersgrenzen), der in Deutschland, der Schweiz oder in Österreich wohnt (da Versand sonst zu teuer :/)
  • du kannst eine Zusammenfassung über meinen Blog, eine Bewertung zu einem meiner Bilder, eine ausgedachte Geschichte zu einem meiner Bilder oder was auch immer dir einfallen mag, schreiben (solange es zum Thema passt).
  • keine Barauszahlung des Gewinns und der Rechtsweg ist ausgeschlossen

2. Verlinke deinen Beitrag zurück auf meinen Blog und poste den Link zu deinem Beitrag unter diesem Blogeintrag als Kommentar oder schicke ihn mir via E-Mail an sandra.suesser@web.de
  • Einsendeschluss ist dabei der 10.12.2011!
  • du solltest dabei ebenfalls schon angeben, was du genau haben möchtest, wenn du gewinnen würdest (siehe Preise -> Welches Portrait? Welcher Ausdruck? Was für eine Skizze?), damit der spätere Versand schneller erfolgen kann

3. Nach Ablauf des Einsendeschlusses werden 3 Gewinner über Los gezogen.
  • die Gewinner werden spätestens bis zum 17.12.2011 über ihr Glück informiert und die Pakete werden kurz danach versandt, damit sie pünktlich zum Weihnachtsfest eintreffen
 Ich hoffe, dass euch die Preise gefallen und viele mitmachen :)

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I'm sorry, but this competition is only for people living in Germany, because the shipping costs would be way to expensive otherwise :/.

But enough about the competition! Let's talk about my blog itself :)

Following, I want to show you some nice statistics and things I have collected over the year:

As you can see in this site-view-statistic, my blog wasn't so popular at the beginning, but I guess, now it's pretty much the opposite. I hope, October can be topped in terms of views :'D.

Blogger is a really nice blog hoster, because you can observe pretty many statistics about your own blog :)
A great example is the section where you can see the search words your visitors typed to come to your blog.

Some of them are quite funny, so I don't want to withhold them :'D
  • megatron face - searched 17 times (!)
  • megatron - searched 15 times
  • decepticon megatron - searched 10 times 
  • megatron transformers 3 - searched 7 times (Seems like Megatron is the most famous among the Transformers :'D)
  • segst - searched 5 times (Wtf is that? XD)
  • fucking zombies - searched 2 times (Ahaha, nice one) 
  • zombie ass - searched 2 times (Yes, they are sexy, aren't they? :D)
  • the first time that I - searched 3 times (Didn't know, that I talked about something like that ;D)
  • Hasen Kalender 2012 - searched 2 times (:O)
  • s already a little - searched 2 times (Hm, yes, of course!)
  • ab nächste woche stehen wieder - searched 2 times (What's then? :D)
  • creepy ideas - searched 2 times (O.o)
  • mpwce 2 - searched 1 time (Whatever ~)
  • die wärmflasche sketch - searched 1 time (Exactly :'D)
  • real grenade - searched 1 time (Well, how much do you offer? :D)
  • I love Chester Bennington - searched 1 time (Oh yes, I do!)
  • sandras artbloc - searched 1 time (Dumbass, it's called blog!)
  • how to draw crap - searched 1 time (Well, actually it isn't so difficult!)

Creepy... however O.o, here are some additionally statistics :)

My visitors
Yeah, most people visited my blog from Germany (7.332 visitors) :D
Second place got the USA with 828 visitors the third Austria with 227 visitors and the fourth Russia with 213 visitors
Of course, I got many visitors from other countries (especially those of Europe) as well, but I don't want to bore you with those numbers at this point ;).

Referring websites
All in all I created 47 posts so far (including this one), I got 147 comments/19 followers/34 Facebook-likes and the blog reached over 10,000 visitors. :)

At this point, I want to thank my cousine, known under the pseudonym Shan Dark, because she helped me a lot, she motivated and inspired me every time and she has a really nice blog, which should get more attention! :)

So, I think that's enough for now.
I hope, you liked this little summary and I hope, that you keep looking over my posts ;)
Thank you :)