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Sunshine Pin Ups July 2014 by woodlu
Sunshine Pin Ups July 2014
Holy crap I got this one done within the month its supposed to be for! :w00t:
This girl is very loosely based on a photo but I completely changed her face, outfit and skin tone after watching to much Gurran Laggan....so now she doesn't seem very retro at all unless maybe 80's style? Anyway she's done and I'm happy with it for the most part.  Lines are completely digital and I'm still not loving that, there's a certain warmth and texture missing that you get with pencil or pen and its hard to keep the overall perspective while drawing digitally.  But that's the point of these Sunshine pin up posters, practice and experimentation :D
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Sunshine Pin Ups June 2014 nude version by woodlu
Sunshine Pin Ups June 2014 nude version
Version 2.  I like this one better, not just because she is half naked... it just feels more aesthetically pleasing. 

Lets face it, thats probably because she is half naked :)
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Sunshine Pin Ups June 2014 by woodlu
Sunshine Pin Ups June 2014
June. :D I may de-texturize this one, I really liked the way it looked clean.
As usual edge texture courtesy of :iconwacomzombie:

edit: fixed some minor issues that were bothering me. 

I may even remove the bikini bottoms altogether, they just aren't sitting right to me hmmmm
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Its been a LONG time.  I have been visiting the site very regularly to check out my favourite artists but personally I haven't submitted anything for about 3 years!  That's not to say I haven't been drawing, because I have been but its been nothing more than sketches really.  And during this hiatus I have found my niche and it is what it always was when I was back in high school.  No more comic book/ game fan art, from now on its girls, monsters, cars and bikes! 

I've also come to really love retro/rockabilly/grindhouse styled art and you will notice it come through in my work, the influence from a few of my absolute favourite artists will be clearly evident but it makes me happy and you know what they say 'imitation is the sincerest form of flattery'. 

So from now on that's all you will be seeing from me :P Not sure how regularly but then I'm just drawing for me now the things I want to draw whenever I can fit it in around life (hopefully somewhat regularly).  I have a stack of crude sketches lying around either in need of colour or a quick redo so they can be posted, but I'm starting off by posting....wait for it....someone else's work! :iconrickcelis: did this fantastic Betty Rubble pin up that I just had to colour.  

The next one will be my own lines for sure.

Until then (if there is anyone out there still watching) keep an eye out!

:)

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Luke Woodhead
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Australia
I'm a sometimes artist! Only doing it for my own personal amusement these days though, so I havent really improved that much in the past 5years.... but I still knock out the occasional decent picture if time and inspiration allow :)
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StazJohnson Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Professional Artist
Thanks for favorite Luke.
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woodlu Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My pleasure! keep up the amazing work :ahoy:
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Obake1 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
Thx for the favs!
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woodlu Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
No probs! nice work :D
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CherryInTheSun Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm SOOOO happy that you're watching me!!! :icondancingchopperplz:
thank you VERY VERY much for your support!!! Love
hope you're doing ok :) (Smile)
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woodlu Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW what a response!
You're very welcome :D you do some amazing work and I look forward to seeing more!!! :ahoy:
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CherryInTheSun Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so very glad that you enjoy my work!!!! <3 there would be much more :)
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badass-artist Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank You!!!
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woodlu Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:) :w00t:
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WayneBenedet Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014
Thank you very much for the :+devwatch:
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