Last edited by dierat; October 8th, 2010 at 04:47 PM.
To start, here's a random self-portrait sketch (used 2 mirrors to get a clear view of myself from this perspective)
Some character sketches
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Some landscape doodles
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A developing character; the form was referenced from a photo
Last edited by dierat; December 16th, 2009 at 10:45 AM.
Awesome shading, keep posting
I agree, I like the self-portrait the best...I like the angle. You used mirrors to get that? Whew...
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The sp is really really nice, somehow it reminds me of one of my faqvourite artists, Glenn Farby, which ofcourse is a good thing! Draw lts and lots from life.. got any good anatomy books? If not, get something by Burne Hogarth, his books have helped me a looot
Thanks for the comments and support!
@Viking - yeah, I had 2 small (maybe 2'x2') mirrors, and one of them I attached to the wall next to and above my table. I used masking tape to hang it at an angle pointing towards my sketchbook. Then I had the other mirror sitting on the table showing me what the hanging mirror saw. The angle made it really fun to draw.
@Sarcophagus - lol, no, I don't. In uni I did a *lot* of lifedrawing, so I don't feel like my problem is that I'm unfamiliar with human anatomy. I mostly feel like I just need to keep practicing and get back into it. And I really need to draw clothed figures, because fabric always screws me up. Shoes too. But who's Glenn Farby?
Thanks for stopping by! ;D
He just does the covers to the Preacher? Because I read a little once.. my brother bought it and showed it to me, but I don't remember really looking at the cover. But yeah, I'll definitely look up that book, now that you say there's one on clothes ;D
Okay, I fished out a couple more sketches. I'm planning to get these into Painter for practice and, well, just because I like them, but for now I don't see why I shouldn't post them anyway.
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My bf tells me I draw heads too big for the body, especially in the last two of this post. I dunno if I really mind that or not.
Last edited by dierat; September 4th, 2007 at 10:50 AM.
I think problem is that the bodies is too short, specially legs. I suggest u to learn proportions. Try Andrew Loomis books.
If you happen to find Burne Hogarths book called [url=Dynamic Figure Drawing[/url] I suggest you get it! Really helped me a lot, building up bodies with boxes and cylinders. And the name of the book about clothing is Dynamic Wrinkles and Drapery: Solutions for Drawing the Clothed Figure. And I think I could say his books have taught me pretty much everything I know about drawing, I have studies some Loomis and Bridgeman too butHogarth always seems to suit me best!
keep up the studies! woot!
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