Watercolor Paintings Suluboya 003

I have been working on painting sky. It's realy different than oil painting but I think I figured out that how I can use transparent watercolor colors. There is ony one problem and it's paper. I bought 150g/m2 paper and it's really annoying I'm going to buy 300g/m2 paper next time.

Gökyüzü yapmaya çalışıyorum. Yağlıboyadan alışık olduğum boyama stiline hiç benzemiyor. İşin aslı yeni baştan öğrenmem gerekti. Suluboyanın transparan yapısını kullanmayı öğrenmem biraz zaman alacak. Bu sırada karşılaştığım bir başka problem ise kağıt kalitesi. 150g/m2 Kağıt almıştım, ıslanınca, yamulup kıvrıldı. Bir daha ki sefer 300g/m2 kağıt deneyeceğim.

Watercolor Paintings 003 Suluboya 014 By Sedat Kurtulus

Watercolor Paintings Suluboya 001

I was studying Watercolor Painting techniques. It's really fun after oil painting. I like it because Less chemicals, less getting dirty, better feel of colors, quick drying, etc. Actually I think it's also more decorative. I'll experiment Watercolor Paintings for a while. Keep watching me.

Son zamanlarda Suluboya Resim teknikleri çalışıyordum. Oldukça eğlenceli bulduğumu söyleyebilirim. Suluboya ile çalışmayı da çok sevdim çünkü daha az kimyasal kullanıyorsun, daha az kirleniyorsun, renklerin verdiği hissiyat çok daha güzel, daha hızlı kuruyor, vs. Aslında Suluboya Resimleri daha dekoratif bulduğumu söylemek isterim. Uzunca bir süre daha Suluboya Resim yapmaya devam edeceğim. Beni izlemeye devam edin.

Watercolor Paintings 001 Suluboya 001 By Sedat Kurtulus

Pixelmator Badge Shield Ribbon Shapes

I've been searching for badge shapes for Pixelmator Image Editor but I couldn't find what I need. For this reason I've made 28 shapes for myself. There are badge, shield and ribbon shapes for free. I hope you like it. I don't know how to make a .pxs file so all shapes in a .pxm file. If you want you can select one of shapes and you can add shape into your shape window. Or you can just drag layers into your project. Sorry about that.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/75650553/Pixelmator-Shapes.zip



Also check http://pixelmatorshapes.com/ for more.

Sketches 014

Few sketches made recently. Nothing special. But I think If I can figure out how to draw portraits, I will be pushed myself one more step. Hope you like, have a nice day.

Son zamanlarda yaptığım birkaç karalama. Özel birşey yok. Ama doğru portre çizmeği başarabilirsem, kendimi bir adım daha ilerlemiş sayacağım. Bu sebeple son zamanlarda portre ağırlıklı çalışıyorum. Resimde portre ciddi bir yer tutuyor diye düşünüyorum. Şahsen baktığım çalışmalarda ilk dikkatimi çeken portre oluyor. Eksik portre bütün bir resmi etkiliyor. Umarım beyenirsiniz, iyi günler dilerim.

Floating Bookshelf - Gizli Kitap Rafı

I have seen this while I was googling about small bookshelfs. Looking good and very useful. When I talked to my friend about this, he made it for me in a second. You can buy one of them but I'm sure you can find something like that for free. For more detail, search on google.

Odam için küçük boyutlarda bir kitap rafı ararken karşıma bu çıktı. Bu tarz malzemelere sahip bir arkadaşa resmini gösterince, hemen bir tane yapıverdi. İnternetten satıldığını gördüm lakin o kadar basit bir yapısı var ki; eminim sizler de biryerlerden bir iki liraya sahip olabilirsiniz. Detaylı resimler için google'a bakın.

Hikayelere Merak Sardım

Kitap okumayı severim. Bu güne kadar, tür veya yazar ayırdetmeksizin elime geçen her kitabı okudum. Son dönemde okuduğum kitaplar mı hoşuma gitmedi yoksa bende mi bir farklılık oluştu bilemiyorum. Belki de bu kadar çeşitliliğin arasında artık seçici davranmanın zamanı geldi diye düşündüm. Artık özellikle türk yazarlara ait hikaye kitapları okumaya karar verdim.

Sanırım modern hikaye anlayışının yansıması olsa gerek, “an öyküsü” diye tabir edebileceğimiz türler “olay öykülerinden” daha çok bu zamanda. “Olay öykülerini” daha çok severim. Bu bağlamda daha eskilere yönelmeye karar verdim. Tanzimat döneminden bu güne gelmiş geçmiş yazarları ve onların hikayelerini araştırarak kendime öncelik sırası çıkaracağım. Daha sonra belirlediğim yazarların tüm eserlerini okumaya gayret göstereceğim.

Bloğum Neden İngilizceydi ?

Bu bloğu 2006 yılında yazmaya başladım. Amacım çizimlerimi ve yağlı boya resimlerimi internet ortamında paylaşmaktı. O zamanlar Twitter ve benzeri sosyal platformlar bu derece yaygınlaşmamıştı. Paylaşım için Digg ve Reddit gibi siteleri kullanıyorduk. Bu sitelerde paylaşım yapmak için de bir web sayfanızın veya bir bloğunuzun olması gerekiyordu. Dünya genelinde kullanıcılara ulaşmak için de sitenizin İngilizce içeriğe sahip olması lazımdı. Aksi taktirde siteniz yabancı kaynaklar kategorisine düşüyor ve sadece sitede yazdığınız dile ait ülkenin kullanıcılarına ulaştırılıyordu. Bende bunu aşabilmek için ilk başlarda bloğumu Türkçe ve İngilizce yazdım.

A New Look On My Blog

I've updated my personal blog's design. I've tried to make it simple and bright. I think; people will focus on images and words on posts more than ever. If you want to leave a comment, please feel free. I really like to know what you are thinking about it.

I've changed previous look because an another reason, too. I'm looking forward to write in Turkish language, sometimes. I'll keep posting images and writing in both languages. Take care.

Version 3.3

Track Your Sports

I have discovered apps about GPS tracking of sports last year. I tested few of them and I liked Endomondo. If you do sports (and If you have a smart phone or a sport watch is better), Endomondo is a free app to save and view statics for it. Garmin and Suunto Sport Watches have perfect web sites to use for it but as a community; Endomondo is the best in my opinion. Give a try and If you like add me as a friend.

Untitled Painting 004

I drew this portrait on regular paper with regular pencil and then took a shot with my camera. I used Autodesk SketchBook Pro 6 for the first time. I can say; I liked Autodesk SketchBook, it's simple, good designed and easy to use, I'm very impressed. And the final image is what I can do but I believe this software can do more. I've made this in a night, looking like unfinished, I know but I can't keep painting anything day by day lately. I see my wrongs on drawing and I don't want to keep working on it. I think this is better for me... I'm waiting any kind of critics or comments. Feel free!

Untitled Painting 004 by Sedat Kurtulus

See Also Untitled Painting 003 and Untitled Painting 002.

Knife Painting 001

One of my old oil paintings on (50x35) canvas. It was made with knife, colors are pretty nice but I didn't like that bench, it was pretty hard to paint a detailed object.

Still Working

I'm still working on drawing. I couldn't post anything lately because of my real job and sports; they take my all energy. I sleep at 01:00 AM but it's not because of night life. I leave at work on 08:00 PM, stoped by for running or swimming and I come home about at 11:00 PM. I eat after that and it takes some time for going to bed. I read book and art/design blogs every night for at least half an hour. I watch Game Of Thrones, Californication, Walking Dead, Arrow and Parts Unknown on TV so they take some time, too. And ofcourse some human needs like shower. At the end; there is no time for drawing! Poor me, my passion is waiting for me but I need to sleep. And the day after day, time is passing.

Sometimes, I feel; I will never find time for  drawing but drawing calls me in two days. I still carry a pencil in my pocket, I draw every time I have but sadly there isn't someting worth to publish on here. I'm still trying pals, I'm not quit yet and I will never quit. This is the silence just before storm!

Canon EOS 550D Unofficial Firmware

Magic Lantern is a patch to Canon EOS Camera firmwares. It brings lots of video recording options. I started to hate Canon because of 4GB (12Min.) limited recording but Magic Lantern changes this. I've recorded 24min. video and it can keep recording a new 24min. continuously. It's realy good thing. There are more options like this, lots of them for film makers but there is one more options that I fell in love, It can show hard edges on screen with colorful dots so you can focus properly while you are recording. These options are totally shame for Canon, they have to think those options in next official firmware update. If you have a friend who have Up to Canon EOS 500D, talk about this. It's looking scary but there are amazing options behind that ugly interface and it's working perfect!

Magic Lantern Canon EOS 550D Unofficial Firmware

Google Currents Web Badges

Here are few Google Currents web badges that I've made for my personal blog. Maybe someone needs these, feel free to use if you like. I searched for it but I couldn't find any of them, this is the reason why I made. I like to use web badges as you can see on the bottom of my blog. I hope it helps. See you.



Google Currents Web Badges A Google Currents Web Badges B Google Currents Web Badges C

Working On Perspective

I don't draw so much lately. Somehow I'm obsessed about reading and I spend lots of time for it. I want to improve myself on perspective drawings. But I have to say that it's not easy for me. I always draw curved lines but now I need to draw straight lines. I hope it will be better soon. Here is my latest sketch. See you soon.