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ART APPRECIATION - SERIES 2

Wed May 18, 2016, 9:07 AM by HalHefnerART:iconhalhefnerart:












Welcome to our 2nd Sketch This ART APPRECIATION JOURNAL. Each week we'll select a group of art that catches our eye, from the challenges. Congrats to all of you, who submitted quality work recently to the challenges. You are dedicated to your craft and have bravely subjected yourself to drawing things that may be hard or out of your comfort zone. Each submission is a win for you and your progress as an artist. You are fearless.

“fears about yourself prevent you from doing your best work, while fears about your reception by others prevent you from doing your own work.” ― David Bayles, Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking



SELECTED ART: 

TEXTURE: CLOUDS CHALLENGE


cloud by GuyAshtonTEXTURE: CLOUDS by Cdoglover2100cumulo by arqabrahamclouds texture by DioMartinsTEXTURE: CLOUDS by supergirl808clouds by sea-goddessYamayaTEXTURE: CLOUDS by Sta-SayomiTEXTURE: CLOUDS by ClaudiaLuxxTEXTURE: CLOUDS by AuntieAwesomeClouds by melanie50036voyage  by ninjakimmTEXTURE: CLOUDS by Misaniielittle puffy clouds by MikeAngerhauserCloudy dream by AlexCoetzeeThe sky by ViicviviCloudy - Sketch This  by GregorRexcloudy evening  by MeisterAshcloudsss by terrifiedpotatoTEXTURE: CLOUDS by minorvoiceMy P.O.V  by SonicWynd86TEXTURE: CLOUDS by gotcismTEXTURE: CLOUDS by marlyfox19TEXTURE: CLOUDS by YmaruTowers of Clouds by OnceUponAFluffAlmost Stormy by magicmomo980



SELECTED ART: 

TEXTURE: CHROME CHALLENGE

Light by Jaiggz by jaiggzTriumph by Andre2016Captain America Shield by yushuwanahumuChrome test by DioMartinsSketchbook chrome challenge-Chicago bean by Akiraherr

TEXTURE: CHROME by hooptwLampara by jessicachlTEXTURE: CHROME by ClaudiaLuxxChrome by robertLuck1Chromatic Chrome by froilansaul1168TEXTURE: CHROME by ThiagoFragossorocket kid by MikeAngerhauser

SELECTED ART: 

TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN CHALLENGE

TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by seblunt10Brown lines by carlosmedallo04wood by Official8bitswood grain by liz13506TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by sea-goddessYamayaTEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by Sta-SayomiWood.  by jessgzav95TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by ThiagoFragossoTEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by ZachdeTEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by ncwarren

THE SKETCH THIS COMMUNITY IS FLOURISHING, PLEASE JOIN US ON THE ARTISTIC JOURNEY.

SKETCH THIS ART GROUP: DESIGN A CHALLENGE
This is a fun and welcoming community creating their own challenges, building upon the ones released on SKETCH THIS as well as providing DeviantArt with imagery and ideas for new challenges.
design-a-challenge.deviantart.…

SKETCHBOOK COMMUNITY:
The official AUTODESK SKETCHBOOK group that includes art from the challenges and more is also a welcoming community that offers full access to live streaming artists using SKETCHBOOK in inspiring ways.
autodesk-sketchbook.deviantart…

IDEAS FOR CHALLENGES?
Send me a note with your idea. I will respond. 


FOLLOW THE ART AS IT IS PRODUCED FOR THE CHALLENGES WITH THE HASHTAG: #SketchThis











ART APPRECIATION - SERIES 2
Sketch This Art Appreciation series 2 - highlighting the art that deserves to be called out for its excellence and following of the guidelines of the challenge. 
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ART APPRECIATION - SERIES 1

Wed May 11, 2016, 11:55 AM by HalHefnerART:iconhalhefnerart:












Welcome to our very first Sketch This, ART APPRECIATION journal. Each week we'll select a group of art that catches our eye, from the challenges.


SELECTED ART:

YOUR MASK CHALLENGE

The Mask by DickVainKabuki  by manuelleeBarong by boonbakedMy mask by DinaTyanMan in the black mask by ankitkalkarmask by NewSchoolOfAccuracyMasque by neuf150Mask, mask, mask? by KernsMask by DarquitetoMask 1 Mobile DA Art Challenge by GreatMindofEarthAnonymous by ThisDaishaYour Mask by victorlocoYour Mask by HajraBashirFnaf 2 Freddy fazbear mask  by SlenderGirl70Look it the best mask by ButtButtMcMask of solitude  by MobileccentricYour Mask by brokenmoon0511The Mask by AtlantisLoveMascot guy by ZofissWorkxYour Mask by kecibokuYour Mask by SonyStephSwagWeh by AsterxskMasked by awesomenesschampmask by AertZsmile with envy  by tatuskullmy mask  by Wild-SpaceMask by DannyTDByas by DatawesomebronyDon't take my mask! by cookies2meYour Mask by PringlassFireTop Mask by demauri32Mr. Wolf in Winter by AberrantsparkMeCutie by khentoyEmotionless by rakalawMask  by amlyseI'm Human Also by camiam64632Mask by VilkstrophYour Mask by seblunt10Your Mask by superwulf127Your Mask by CardBoardBoxQueen13The Mask of Darkness  by aforapple283XYour Mask by leekayiYour Mask by plebArtistDvart Upload 74ca4bf3-003d-4ae3-a597-561aa85b6052 by FanArt-ULion mask by temperreignYour Mask by inks303Valdez Face of Many Feelings by JoelDValdezC021315Joker mask by darkisatoYour Mask by AnnaSPbYour Mask by orsoleonardoMask # 1 by Dahl7877Mask by dogbot2327Your Mask by cecemarieaugustinYour Mask by Batak20161 Mask 100 Feelings by KaryPlaysMask by SmoothColorKlownMask by DMedium2Your Mask by irregularnotationYour Mask by ClaudiaLuxxYour Mask by 2kokofgSobek. What does your soul look like? by manger10507La mascara by sosonacho


SELECTED ART:

REDESIGN A SUPERHERO CHALLENGE

Lego Ninjago restyling - Kai  by lapaowanREDESIGN A SUPERHERO by VickyTouyaREDESIGN A SUPERHERO by Zachdestorm by fattima26daycrawler by manger10507Buttercup by sea-goddessYamayaSpider-Man  by andri1014superman variant  design  by gazperkyREDESIGN A SUPERHERO by JCCabsI'm Batman by MattzeB2412


SELECTED ART:

FAVORITE STAR WARS CHARACTER CHALLENGE

boba fett  by manger10507Kylo Ren by Kylo-SCREEFavorite Star Wars Character by Jags4Ewok! by DjbousquetFavorite Star Wars Character by PFerr73Greivous  by JFARQTdarth Revan  by ChinchilopeFavorite Star Wars Character by joooooooooooonFavorite Star Wars Character by zombish720Come to the LIGHT side! by imantnSketch this: Star Wars challenge by KyngfordObi Wan Kenobi  by JuanNuezmy favorite starwars character by wolfsketchingmasterRey by me3llaChewbacka by farcade57Favorite Star Wars Character by 404-NameNotFoundDarth Maul -Star Wars- by KaryPlaysTatooine  by lapaowanrey and bb8 by manger10507I will finish what you started. by manger10507

THE SKETCH THIS COMMUNITY IS FLOURISHING, PLEASE JOIN US ON THE ARTISTIC JOURNEY.

SKETCH THIS ART GROUP: DESIGN A CHALLENGE
This is a fun and welcoming community creating their own challenges, building upon the ones released on SKETCH THIS as well as providing DeviantArt with imagery and ideas for new challenges.
design-a-challenge.deviantart.…

SKETCHBOOK COMMUNITY:
The official AUTODESK SKETCHBOOK group that includes art from the challenges and more is also a welcoming community that offers full access to live streaming artists using SKETCHBOOK in inspiring ways.
autodesk-sketchbook.deviantart…

IDEAS FOR CHALLENGES?
Send me a note with your idea. I will respond. 

FOLLOW THE ART AS IT IS PRODUCED FOR THE CHALLENGES WITH THE HASHTAG: #SketchThis












ART APPRECIATION - SERIES 1
The very first Sketch This, Art Appreciation Journal--a new weekly journal that focuses on the exciting art from the Sketch This challenges. We will be selecting the art that best exemplifies the heart and soul of these challenges, follows directions and produces inspiring art for others.
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2 Headed Monster-Koch Bros CONSUME by HalHefnerART
2 Headed Monster-Koch Bros CONSUME
The Koch monsters...a two headed nightmare of American politics. Inspired by Sesame Street's two headed monster is piece of art from my CONSUME series about the Koch bros. If you don't know who they are, you need to find out--here are some resources for you: creators.co/@halhefner/3902655

They are America's billionaire puppet masters who have oil running through their veins and are manipulating the political spectrum.
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iCONSUME Apple Eye - This Is Your God by HalHefnerART
iCONSUME Apple Eye - This Is Your God
On Tuesday, February 16th, I was honored to be featured in ASK MEN magazine. They did a feature on me and my art that was written by an awesome dude by the name of Paul Eide. I created a series of new CONSUME art for the article and themed it around the iPHONE generation that  has taken the camera and the phone to new heights of self indulgence & narcissism I’m sure nobody dreamed of when the phone was first created.

(yes the icons are alchemy & occult and modern symbols--up for your interpretation)
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Hal Hefner
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Artist • Creative Director • Creative Strategist
Hal Hefner is an Artist and Creative Strategist who has developed marketing strategies and content for brands, studios and advertising agencies. Specializing in the entertainment industry, Hal's ideas are brought to fruition through award winning art, design and writing that spans the gamut of content creation including videos, web series, short films, comic books, animation, and a plethora of other digital marketing experiences and their coinciding social media campaigns. In addition to creating the ideas and strategies that form the foundation of these campaigns, Hal carefully builds his teams for the very specific needs that each project presents.

Hal is currently working with DeviantArt to produce the daily art challenge APP, Sketch This. Hal creates and curates the content for the app and is instrumental in developing the challenges.

Hal's most recent work includes content creation for Ridley Scott's new marketing company 3AM, where he consulted on the development of brand partnerships, marketing strategies, content development, design and storyboard creation for the upcoming films the Martian, Morgan, Concussion and Tim Burton's, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.

In providing strategic and artistic services for ad agencies, studios and gaming companies, Hal consulted for Ignition Creative, a world famous entertainment marketing company, known for its groundbreaking transmedia experiences for properties such as the Hunger Games films, the movie Prometheus, and the Netflix original series, Arrested Development. Working in various creative and production roles Hal was a “Swiss Army Knife” of skills that produced teams, artwork, concepts, art direction and new business. Hal participated in the creative strategy and building of experiences for X-Men: Days of Future Past, Terry Gilliam’s latest film Zero Theorem, the NFL Network, Mr.Peabody and Sherman and an array of other successful film properties.

Hal was a team building strategist and conceptual artist for the Emmy Award winning transmedia series Dirty Work, produced by Fourth Wall Studios. In addition to Dirty Work, Hal helped to produce dozens of other original pieces of scripted content, as well as the design and the technology for the platform it was shown on, Rides.tv. While at Fourth Wall, Hal also helped to produce the animated episode, Airship Dracula, by Emmy Award winner Jay Bushman.

In January of 2011, Hal launched Gates, Heavy Metal Magazine’s first online comic book. As the artist, writer and producer, he was in charge of every aspect of the webcomic series from the creative direction and execution to the production of the soundtrack. Hal used his various experiences in transmedia, recruiting, team building, and sales and marketing to develop a strong and loyal audience of fans for Gates that still continues to this day even after the conclusion of the comic book.

In 2014, Hal created an Intellectual property that was purchased by author James Frey for his Endgame novels, that formed the foundation for Google to produce an Alternate Reality Game. Hal consulted with Google on the creation of this game, which can be seen at the link below:
endgameancienttruth.com/

As an illustrator, Hal has worked for high profile clients through a magnitude of industries. In addition to illustration, he has extensive experience as a Graphic Designer and Art Director in multiple industries where he was responsible for the creation of websites, web content, marketing collateral, retail / toy packaging, one sheets, key art, presentations and more.

In 2015 Hal created the CONSUME art series inspired by John Carpenter’s cult film, They Live. The series has been picked up by major news outlets and has become an internet sensation for its satirical take on modern society.

CONSUME:
www.consumepopculture.com

Hal’s Portfolio:
www.halhefner.com

Catmonkey Studios:
www.thecatmonkey.com

Skills:
CONCEPT STRATEGY: Writing, Social Media strategy/deployment,
CREATIVE DIRECTION: Design, Art Direction of web/digital, print and video content
ART: Illustration, Storyboard Artist, Cartoonist, Fine Art, Photography
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ART APPRECIATION - SERIES 2

Wed May 18, 2016, 9:07 AM by HalHefnerART:iconhalhefnerart:












Welcome to our 2nd Sketch This ART APPRECIATION JOURNAL. Each week we'll select a group of art that catches our eye, from the challenges. Congrats to all of you, who submitted quality work recently to the challenges. You are dedicated to your craft and have bravely subjected yourself to drawing things that may be hard or out of your comfort zone. Each submission is a win for you and your progress as an artist. You are fearless.

“fears about yourself prevent you from doing your best work, while fears about your reception by others prevent you from doing your own work.” ― David Bayles, Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking



SELECTED ART: 

TEXTURE: CLOUDS CHALLENGE


cloud by GuyAshtonTEXTURE: CLOUDS by Cdoglover2100cumulo by arqabrahamclouds texture by DioMartinsTEXTURE: CLOUDS by supergirl808clouds by sea-goddessYamayaTEXTURE: CLOUDS by Sta-SayomiTEXTURE: CLOUDS by ClaudiaLuxxTEXTURE: CLOUDS by AuntieAwesomeClouds by melanie50036voyage  by ninjakimmTEXTURE: CLOUDS by Misaniielittle puffy clouds by MikeAngerhauserCloudy dream by AlexCoetzeeThe sky by ViicviviCloudy - Sketch This  by GregorRexcloudy evening  by MeisterAshcloudsss by terrifiedpotatoTEXTURE: CLOUDS by minorvoiceMy P.O.V  by SonicWynd86TEXTURE: CLOUDS by gotcismTEXTURE: CLOUDS by marlyfox19TEXTURE: CLOUDS by YmaruTowers of Clouds by OnceUponAFluffAlmost Stormy by magicmomo980



SELECTED ART: 

TEXTURE: CHROME CHALLENGE

Light by Jaiggz by jaiggzTriumph by Andre2016Captain America Shield by yushuwanahumuChrome test by DioMartinsSketchbook chrome challenge-Chicago bean by Akiraherr

TEXTURE: CHROME by hooptwLampara by jessicachlTEXTURE: CHROME by ClaudiaLuxxChrome by robertLuck1Chromatic Chrome by froilansaul1168TEXTURE: CHROME by ThiagoFragossorocket kid by MikeAngerhauser

SELECTED ART: 

TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN CHALLENGE

TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by seblunt10Brown lines by carlosmedallo04wood by Official8bitswood grain by liz13506TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by sea-goddessYamayaTEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by Sta-SayomiWood.  by jessgzav95TEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by ThiagoFragossoTEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by ZachdeTEXTURE: WOOD GRAIN by ncwarren

THE SKETCH THIS COMMUNITY IS FLOURISHING, PLEASE JOIN US ON THE ARTISTIC JOURNEY.

SKETCH THIS ART GROUP: DESIGN A CHALLENGE
This is a fun and welcoming community creating their own challenges, building upon the ones released on SKETCH THIS as well as providing DeviantArt with imagery and ideas for new challenges.
design-a-challenge.deviantart.…

SKETCHBOOK COMMUNITY:
The official AUTODESK SKETCHBOOK group that includes art from the challenges and more is also a welcoming community that offers full access to live streaming artists using SKETCHBOOK in inspiring ways.
autodesk-sketchbook.deviantart…

IDEAS FOR CHALLENGES?
Send me a note with your idea. I will respond. 


FOLLOW THE ART AS IT IS PRODUCED FOR THE CHALLENGES WITH THE HASHTAG: #SketchThis











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Steampunk-FireFinch Featured By Owner May 8, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
I'm going to go dig through your profile if you don't mind.

*Digs to through to find what this consume is all about*
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evilmonkey9114 Featured By Owner May 6, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch :)
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Hyena-King Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2016  New Deviant
WHAT IS CONSUME???
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HalHefnerART Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
You got my other messages right?
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zgrillo2004 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Who are you and do you live in New York?
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sweatychickenboy Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Thanks for the dev watch!
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Storrifate Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi , I was wondering who I could contact about art theft, ( not mine , other  artists' ) you see there is this one artist who has claimed some really good drawings as his own 
e.g fav.me/d9su36d I originally didn't realise this art was stolen until I saw the tiny watermark  and then there is this fav.me/d9su3wm which is also stolen  I hope I am not bothering you ( I know you mainly deal with the Skeththis but if you could just tell me where to report this properly it would be a great help)
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X-FREAK1 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for watching me... im honored...
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Pinku-Yin-Samsung Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
So if you're in charge of sketch this

Is there a way to add a challenge?

Like "Draw your favorite holiday as a character!"

That will be really cool
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HalHefnerART Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I will throw that into consideration.
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