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UPDATE 14

Mon Feb 1, 2016, 11:54 AM by HalHefnerART:iconhalhefnerart:













Welcome to our 14th Sketch This recap Journal for 1/25 - 1/31

THANK YOU SO MUCH to all the artists and photographers whose work made these challenges happen. AND THANK YOU to all who took part in the challenges!

ART THAT CAUGHT OUR EYE:

WORD PROMPT EXERCISE 2 by devchitapWORD PROMPT EXERCISE 2 by devchitapStrigoi~Wutrich by ThiagoFragossowpe 2 by ivapb
skull study? by xxbananaaphonexxI'm a black skull by lancecassidyanimal skull by cobwebsnbeehivesskull prac by HwanFlag for Earth by Collection2913Stylised Earth Flag by AlanDroverThe Croops  by ToeslapModern Myth by devchitapCthulhu in a Leisure Suit by Bungy32Modern Myth by gandarewaItalian Street by ThiagoFragossoTimelapse by geneofrondaExchange of information by FordPrefectWonTheBet




THE CHALLENGES


WORD PROMPT EXERCISE 2:  CHALLENGE

MAN, BLACK CLOAK, SWORD, FANGS, BLOOD

(no art used for this challenge)



SKETCH A SKULL CHALLENGE


SKULLED by foureyes

CHALLENGE: Sketch a skull--- a REAL skull, not a fake one. 


ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: BERNIE MEDINA - FOUREYES 

Bernie Medina aka foureyes  was born in in El Salvador, Central America. Photography was a self-taught media that helped him with the expenses of college in which he graduated from the school of Architecture at the University of Houston. His passion for Photography caught on FIRE when he joined DeviantArt almost 13 years ago. Since then, he has been living in Texas and has his own Studio of Design and Construction which is dedicated to creativity and innovation in Restaurants and Nightclubs. Many times the studio integrates photography in the decor for the projects they create. foureyes  has a fun project in development for 2016, a 300 page book of photography-traveling journal throughout China. Bernie and his photography will also be featured in a National Geographic editorial, coming later this year. 



 


DESIGN A FLAG FOR THE PLANET EARTH 

WORD PROMPT: PEACE by joshuathesoneofnun

Challenge:  Design a flag to represent the Planet Earth for astronauts to use to explore the universe. 


ABOUT THE ARTIST: joshuathesoneofnun 

DESIGN A FLAG FOR THE PLANET EARTH is brought to you by the Sketch This guru, joshuathesoneofnun who since day one has consistently delivers high quality artwork that follows the challenges and their directions perfectly. joshuathesoneofnun  has an amazing body of work to point to from these challenges and it is an honor for us to utilize his art for this challenge.




MODERN MYTH (URBAN MYTH)

The Bigfoot's Myth by ThiagoFragosso

CHALLENGE: Creepypasta and its stories are wonderful examples of modern mythology. Sketch or paint a character from modern mythology. It can be a common one like Ghosts, Aliens, Bigfoot, Slenderman or something new you create yourself. Have fun and get creepy!


ABOUT THE ARTIST: ThiagoFragosso 

THE MODERN MYTH CHALLENGE is brought to you by another Sketch This guru, ThiagoFragosso, whose amazing work from the challenges caught my eye from the very beginning. He consistently delivers high quality artwork that follows the challenges and their directions perfectly with his own creative twist. Much like joshuathesoneofnun, ThiagoFragosso  has also developed a strong portfolio from these challenges.  It is an honor for us to utilize his art for this challenge. Check out his work!




STREET SCENE USING PERSPECTIVE CHALLENGE

Wall Market by jordangrimmer

CHALLENGE: Draw a street scene using perspective.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Hey! My name is Jordan and I work in the video games industry as a concept artist. I've loved painting environments ever since I started digital painting. Creating different worlds and places is something I think is pretty magical and being able to do it as a day job is pretty sweet too!

website: www.jordangrimmer.co.uk  
twitter: jordan_grimmer



DO YOU HAVE IDEAS FOR SKETCH THIS CHALLENGES? 
DO YOU HAVE ANY FEEDBACK? (THAT IS NOT JUST COMPLAINING)


SEND ME A NOTE!



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


FOLLOW THE SKETCHBOOK GROUP ON DA FOR CONTEST AND PRIZES:
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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
Interests

UPDATE 14

Mon Feb 1, 2016, 11:54 AM by HalHefnerART:iconhalhefnerart:













Welcome to our 14th Sketch This recap Journal for 1/25 - 1/31

THANK YOU SO MUCH to all the artists and photographers whose work made these challenges happen. AND THANK YOU to all who took part in the challenges!

ART THAT CAUGHT OUR EYE:

WORD PROMPT EXERCISE 2 by devchitapWORD PROMPT EXERCISE 2 by devchitapStrigoi~Wutrich by ThiagoFragossowpe 2 by ivapb
skull study? by xxbananaaphonexxI'm a black skull by lancecassidyanimal skull by cobwebsnbeehivesskull prac by HwanFlag for Earth by Collection2913Stylised Earth Flag by AlanDroverThe Croops  by ToeslapModern Myth by devchitapCthulhu in a Leisure Suit by Bungy32Modern Myth by gandarewaItalian Street by ThiagoFragossoTimelapse by geneofrondaExchange of information by FordPrefectWonTheBet




THE CHALLENGES


WORD PROMPT EXERCISE 2:  CHALLENGE

MAN, BLACK CLOAK, SWORD, FANGS, BLOOD

(no art used for this challenge)



SKETCH A SKULL CHALLENGE


SKULLED by foureyes

CHALLENGE: Sketch a skull--- a REAL skull, not a fake one. 


ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: BERNIE MEDINA - FOUREYES 

Bernie Medina aka foureyes  was born in in El Salvador, Central America. Photography was a self-taught media that helped him with the expenses of college in which he graduated from the school of Architecture at the University of Houston. His passion for Photography caught on FIRE when he joined DeviantArt almost 13 years ago. Since then, he has been living in Texas and has his own Studio of Design and Construction which is dedicated to creativity and innovation in Restaurants and Nightclubs. Many times the studio integrates photography in the decor for the projects they create. foureyes  has a fun project in development for 2016, a 300 page book of photography-traveling journal throughout China. Bernie and his photography will also be featured in a National Geographic editorial, coming later this year. 



 


DESIGN A FLAG FOR THE PLANET EARTH 

WORD PROMPT: PEACE by joshuathesoneofnun

Challenge:  Design a flag to represent the Planet Earth for astronauts to use to explore the universe. 


ABOUT THE ARTIST: joshuathesoneofnun 

DESIGN A FLAG FOR THE PLANET EARTH is brought to you by the Sketch This guru, joshuathesoneofnun who since day one has consistently delivers high quality artwork that follows the challenges and their directions perfectly. joshuathesoneofnun  has an amazing body of work to point to from these challenges and it is an honor for us to utilize his art for this challenge.




MODERN MYTH (URBAN MYTH)

The Bigfoot's Myth by ThiagoFragosso

CHALLENGE: Creepypasta and its stories are wonderful examples of modern mythology. Sketch or paint a character from modern mythology. It can be a common one like Ghosts, Aliens, Bigfoot, Slenderman or something new you create yourself. Have fun and get creepy!


ABOUT THE ARTIST: ThiagoFragosso 

THE MODERN MYTH CHALLENGE is brought to you by another Sketch This guru, ThiagoFragosso, whose amazing work from the challenges caught my eye from the very beginning. He consistently delivers high quality artwork that follows the challenges and their directions perfectly with his own creative twist. Much like joshuathesoneofnun, ThiagoFragosso  has also developed a strong portfolio from these challenges.  It is an honor for us to utilize his art for this challenge. Check out his work!




STREET SCENE USING PERSPECTIVE CHALLENGE

Wall Market by jordangrimmer

CHALLENGE: Draw a street scene using perspective.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Hey! My name is Jordan and I work in the video games industry as a concept artist. I've loved painting environments ever since I started digital painting. Creating different worlds and places is something I think is pretty magical and being able to do it as a day job is pretty sweet too!

website: www.jordangrimmer.co.uk  
twitter: jordan_grimmer



DO YOU HAVE IDEAS FOR SKETCH THIS CHALLENGES? 
DO YOU HAVE ANY FEEDBACK? (THAT IS NOT JUST COMPLAINING)


SEND ME A NOTE!



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


FOLLOW THE SKETCHBOOK GROUP ON DA FOR CONTEST AND PRIZES:
autodesk-sketchbook.deviantart…













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:iconzleos:
zleos Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016
hey!
Can you un-ban my friend, Fearlessfur2
im here to assure you that he did not do anything bad..
you may say he hurt the feelings on Thuytiencun but, before he realized that it was a ban,
hes supposed to say, "lol, homie im sawree, just messing with you" ...

But DA fucked him up real bad...
Please,
the guy's a somethin to his friends!

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:iconhalhefnerart:
HalHefnerART Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I have no idea what you're talking about. I run Sketch This. I don't ban or un ban people. 
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:iconthuytiencun:
Thuytiencun Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016  Student Digital Artist
STOP TRYING TO NOTICE ME!!!!
i think I must block you too
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:icondevthedork:
devthedork Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016
Hey Hal, I see you like La Planete Sauvage. I dont know if you're a collector or not, but a company called Unbox Industries recently started working on a series of vinyl figures based on it. The first one is Tiva.
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:iconhalhefnerart:
HalHefnerART Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
I just bought it! LOL Thank you!!!
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:icondevthedork:
devthedork Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016
Lol, no problem! Hope you like it!
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:iconhalhefnerart:
HalHefnerART Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Me too! LOL
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:iconhalhefnerart:
HalHefnerART Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
NO WAY! Really? I'm a huge fan!
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HearseGurl Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2016
Happy Belated Birthday! :iconspinningcakeplz:
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XxkayinxX Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016
Thanks for the watch
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