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Sunday, April 6, 2008

Quick Flower Sketch

I know it's been a while since I've posted. I've been very busy on a new film at Sony, and all my painting time is spent on stuff I can't post...for several years;(

In the meantime, I guess I'll just have to be better about finding time to paint for me. I painted the flowers below for practice. It went pretty quick...no more than an hour.


Based on a photo by Francis Fukuyama.

46 comments:

Shuku said...

I absolutely adore the reflections on this one, Paul! It's impressionistic soft, rather like Alice and through a glass darkly.

I'd hang it on my wall if I could (except I have -no- walls that don't disgorge paintings as fast as we tape 'em up.)

-Shuku

Jason Seiler said...

Beautiful work Paul! I can't wait to see the new stuff you'r working on!!!!! Sony animation is going to take over!!!!!

Ramses said...

Beautiful work! the colors bring life

stranded said...

Beautiful! that Singer-Sargent style! all that beauty in one hour... I wonder what you produce during the many hours at work!!! ;D cool!

laurent said...

Hi Paul,

Love all your pictures, specially LOTR's ones! I have a question : when you have to create paintings on very differents subjects like Moby dick or like those wonderful waves for the "surf pinguin"( hey), do you have all the ideas directly or do you have to make big researches ?? Shapes, colors come up quickly ?
I'm always wondering if
artists like you get ideas like god would have: in the second!
hope you understood what i said~

Andres Felipe said...

wosh! impresionante, y en tan poco tiempo! :)

d3cap said...

Beautiful Study Paul. Thanks for posting. Best of Luck on your current project!

RAWLS said...

Thats great man. Nice and loose but still structured. Lots of life to it. Keep up the great work my friend!

qstom said...

Your blog make me cry :(
lol
Thx a lot for share all your work, I'm all the time checking it and learning ¡¡
Thx again :)
I love your work¡
Have a good week¡

Rodney Fuentebella said...

great painting! your artworks always have such grace. love it!

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daniel said...

hey there,

absolutely stunning work, I pretty much visit your blog every day the last week since I discovered it.. love the moby dick paintings, as well as pretty much everything else! Surf's up is a wonderful film, I just wanted to move to Caribbean and surf the rest of my life afterwards, it's gorgeous and I can see where all that color came from. Huge inspiration, please post more. Thanks, /Daniel

Nicolas P. Villarreal said...

Hi Paul, your blog is amazing! the tutorials are very helfpul and your paintings as always are beatiful and full of life. Thank you very much for sharing them with us.

Salud!!!

C.B. Canga said...

hey paul,

you are the man. i'm a big fan of your work. keep it up.

c.b.

jeremy melton said...

Beautiful work as always Paul!!!

Daniel said...

Hi,

I watched 'Surf's Up' for the first time yesterday and I think it is really awesome. The story is great and I was particularly impressed by the water effects which are about the best I've ever seen in an animated movie.

It was really interested to watch it after seeing your production art. I had a good look at Cody's feathers to see your work first hand :)

It's an amazing achievement and I will definitely be watching it again.

Wayne Lo said...

wow. your work is always very inspiring!

alex said...

hey Paul,

nice work! I am an illustrator and painter in nyc. I would love to get some feedback on a piece I am working on, kind of stuck.

Paul Lasaine said...

Alex,
I'm happy to give you some feedback. Leave an e-mail address, and I'll contact you directly.

Mark McDonnell said...

Hey Paul,

I hope all is well. Beatiful little sketch. Nice catch,

MAC

Adrian Baez said...

Hi Paul,

What is your contact information or your rep info? My company would love to speak with you about a film project we are currently developing. Thank you.

-Adrian

Paul Lasaine said...

Adrian,

Would love to talk to you about your project. I tried to reply to your blog, but blogger says that your profile is not available, therefor I couldn't leave a message. Do you have an e-mail where I can reach you?

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TRADAN said...

DIDN'T KNOW YOU HAD A BLOG NOW. WHERE IS THE HOME INVITE??? TRACY AND I CAN BE REACHED AT GONZALESEUM@AOL.COM

BOKY said...

It's lovely...:) I guess, you're still busy with a new project...looking forward to a new update!;)

Carol said...

WOW!
Jesús!What a blog!!!
Impressive work for Surf´s up(well, for all.. ;D)
They´re right, you´re the man, ;)

Greetings from Madrid, Spain.
Hasta pronto!

Jose Darias said...

Congratulations for so quality in your works ,i see you´re a proffesional , but i would to say that i love this acrylic , especially the waterfall, it´s awesome.

i hope get back over here soon , and you visit my blog when you can

see u!

Jose Darias said...

by the way , I just link you in my blog

Fred Spósito said...

Hi, how are u?

I am from Brazil and I am a big fan of your work! You are a great artist and I love your stuff!

I link you in my blog and I hope we can be in touch.

congratulations for erverything you done!
Your paintings always inspired me.

Fred Sposito

Javi García said...

Hi!,

Impressive work, and in only an hour, WOW...

Javi García said...

Hi Paul!,

You have a beautiful blog, love your works!

Regards.

Gonzo said...

great stuff.

Brandon

Marcelo Vignali said...

Wow!

Ale said...

That's beautiful Paul!!

alf said...

in one word...fantastico!

Adam Harnett said...

Hey Paul,

I'm a BIG fan of your work here.

Would love to work under your direction someday.

-Adam

MONROY said...

Great works! and thanks for the tutorials!

bog_art said...

Wow!!.. congratulations for your participation in this new film.. and we have more than enough seeing one time and other time your last posts.. although if you get the time to post more.. that will be amazing!.. your post "Drawings!" is just great!..

Bobby Chiu said...

Every week I come back to check for updates. Come back soon Paul! We miss your posts.

Odon said...

Just wanted to make a comment to let you know we're waiting for your next post.

peace

Mark McDonnell said...

Hey man,

I hope you are well and everything is going as smoothly as it can at work.

Best to you,

MAC

Craig Mackay said...

Beautiful study. Can't wait for more personal paintings!

Bobby Chiu said...

Hey Paul,

We miss your paintings. Hope all is well.

lanfeng3d said...

That's beautiful!!!!

Matthew said...

Hey Paul, Matt Grainger from Wellington here - I've lost you guys' email address! Drop me a line if you get this, mjgrainger (at) gmail - would be great to hear from you. Hope all's good.

(Sorry, fellow blog commenters, for hijacking this thread! Regular programming can now resume ...)

Jamie Metzger said...

Hi Paul,

I noticed that some people have mentioned having prints of some of your work, and being a huge fan of your concept art for Surf's Up, I'd really love to know how I can purchase some prints. Any suggestions? :) Thank you!