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Hey ya CA people! I was tired of my old SB here (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho....php?t=102085), so i want a new and fresh one. Last month i started with my education on the Classical Academy in Groningen, wich is really fun! Dozens of life drawings and study's.
I want to work even harder, so hopefully this new sb can give me a kick in the nuts! Well, back to work
Last edited by Frank Gressie; July 2nd, 2010 at 08:09 PM.
Great renderings and paintings! I really like that edward scissorhands portrait.
What I do for 2 minute poses is I try to quickly find the right proportions by "boxing" (not sure that´s the right word ) out the body. Once i´ve done that I then try to lay in the important lines. Hope this helps.
Waiting for the next update
Mumph: thanks for the comment! first you gotta see the large shapes, and then the small, really helpful for 2 minute poses!
sorry for lack of updating, i don't have something interesting to show you guys.
anyway just 2 moleskine pages, studying heads
Last edited by Frank Gressie; January 12th, 2009 at 04:27 PM.
Hey dude, where's the art? Your first post and in your fist scetchbook I saw so much amazing stuff, you're oozing with talent! You want all of us suckers catch up to you?
Anywys for the Lifedrawings, maybe try to simplify the lines of the body instead of structuring it out. You don't really have the time to go all proportions and measure and do shoulder-lines, hip-lines and such. And have fun!
been a long ass while, doesn't mean i stopped drawing
i'll try to update this sb more
I want to do more anatomy studies cuz i suck bigtime. be prepared for boring updates. For now, a frazetta study in acrylic on woodboard, and pencils on gessoboard, plan to paint it with oils. sorry for the super crappy photos.
amarryth: haha you don't need to thank me for that, there a lot people here that are WAY better!
~Faust~: hey, thanks for the compliments!
Really cool pictures in your sb your characters are really nice but you got the most respect for drawing this ostrich.
I tried to draw one yesterday and they are really hard to draw.
some john william waterhouse studies.
while i was doing them (from a picture on internet) i searched for maybe some works that i can see in real life, here in holland. Then i found this:
The Groninger Museum presents the largest retrospective of the art of John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) ever mounted. This exhibition features 92 paintings, drawings, and sketchbooks, and has been organised in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Arts in London and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in Canada. Splendid works will come from public and private collections in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Australia, the United States, Taiwan, and Canada. Few have ever been shown in continental Europe.
like a half hour drive for me
so yeah more to come
Last edited by Frank Gressie; January 17th, 2009 at 03:58 PM.
Wow, nice! You're really getting some fundamentals down here. Good thing they let you do lifedrawing so often, I recently had my first go and it taught me a LOT. Keep up the hard work, it's the only way!
My Sketchbook: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=107974
My Blog: http://yngwieboley.blogspot.com/
Great, you're pushing the anatomy really good! I think you kind of witnessed most of the muscles by now... I think you should put your anatomy for a test every now and then with non-re stuff. Then you can see where your biggest flaws are atm. But what am I rambling Simply great work man!
I just loved that Lion, what did you use to paint that?
Keep the good work.
~Faust~: you're right! i will do that more regularly, cause thats the best way to find the problems!
Dan FS: made that lion with oil paint, doesn't look that painterly cause its with a lot of layers (glazing).
ChuanMing: hey! i can smell it too! just waiting for you to update, pm you soon!
studies for today, not that much..
i want to really know the human back, its like a puzzle
great studies man, the back's tricky to do subtly, always good to know what goes where to work out lighting issues. But yeah, would be awesome to see some non study made up stuff too. solid stuff.
http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...99#post2372999 <- sketchbook...
http://woopatworks.blogspot.com/ <- Blog...
Frank! nice work - I really dig the head studies ( black man on early pages, up-look perspective woman.. that frazetta cavemen in acrylic is very nice! ( looks like o. paints which is a huge thing!).. i'll keep an eye out! best - kevin
the blog will not leave me be: http://www.kevinwuesteart.blogspot.com
Cool work here Frank, some great loose lines full of energy - Just like the real Frank! ..
Check my sketchbook if you're bored
And my blog!
hhhmmm, serious studies here !!! i'm gonna love this thread
ìt reminds me of kchen's studies, perhaps you're doing the same classes,
thanks for sharing with us,
you must push your talent further, i see beautiful things so don't stop posting
wookiedabo: thanks for dropping by!. Yes the back is really tricky, but i found that, if you do it a couple times you get the hang of it.
jedininjaman: well thank you very much!
brentos8: i will post more often!
kevinwueste: hey kevin, i'll keep on eye on your sb as well! thanks for visiting this stupid sb
spudstudios: haha! wish i had only half of master frazetta's skills...thanks for the comment!
zou: thanks for the comment!! yes its a mix of kchens studies and erik gist. I should have mentioned that earlier
studies for today plus a quick something/chick from memory. man that suckssss ha!
Your anatomy-studies are simply beautiful, man! Coming along nicely
I should do the same myself haha!