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    Tough Guys

    One of my recent works.
    30x20 pen/ink, powdered charcoal, nu-pastel
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    This erks me to say but your background is flat. And I must say I was more intrested in the thighs than anything. Is that your intent?

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    I believe the intention was to make the background flat - aiming for an original approach or even a lithographic effect ala Callot(?). This picture is a breath of fresh air.

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    I like it! I'm particularly impressed with the way the little stones of the plain moving forward toward the viewer actually work. Bits of stuff never work for me...they look spotty and bitsy. Yours is really effectively putting space between me and those figures.

    I was once on the receiving end of a critique so savagely nasty, I marched straight out of class to the office and changed my major (sketchbook).
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    The "antlers" on the creature on the left really pop! Nice piece, I like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SinusAnimus View Post
    This erks me to say but your background is flat. And I must say I was more intrested in the thighs than anything. Is that your intent?
    Thanks for your krit. You have a good eye, "thats the effect i was after." I featured how fat and blobby they are - "the overall shape and enormity" - rather than identity.


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    The Takeover...

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    A four legged robot destroys a city.
    Surviving human flee in the aircrafts above. There are other two legged robots in the distants (bottom left).
    A human surviver watches the takeover as he was too late to join the others as they escape bottom left).
    Pencil, pastel, marker, conte'

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    I like the Robo images because your varying you proportions much more now... the designs are getting stronger... keep looking at more artists...

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    My latest sculpture...

    This was a really fun sculpture. It is based on a concept drawing I did a month ago. The original character wears a garment. I started not to do the mid section - just the head and limbs but I got so caught up in the moment that i decided to chew out a torso for the guy. I am currently constructing the garment so when it's finished I will post it along with the original concept image.
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    This sculpture is based on the black and white drawing above. I call it "RELEASE ME"
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    Beautiful work. Your style transfers across mediums very well.

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    Very cool!
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    The Original concept drawing...

    This is the drawing I did before I sculpted the above character.

    I have actually started painting the sculpt - I will post images when I am done.
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