sorry about the massive image - its the 45 second drawings I was talking about before.
I do these twice a day, about 20 mins per A4 page.
I think I've improved a tiny bit, need to do more of them - to fill up the entire sketchbook.
also my other daily drawing: human anatomy, this time brachialis and biceps.
I suggest you to stop painting heads with all it's features, first of all try to draw the basic forms (don't know what source you use for studing heads) while it will be a really close to original. As it's written in Loomis books, patience is the key to succses. So pick your pencils and draw! It really helps.
and keep sharing your stuff.
Last edited by Mr.Juicy; November 13th, 2008 at 06:19 AM.
Drawing insects is very fascinating. I drew those without magnification, unless you count a pile of books magnification. I was gonna draw a shield bug, but it was too small I think, and starting to crumble a bit.
Thanks, I did have a brief go at drawing featureless heads from spheres and still use that technique. However I'll take your advice and draw some more mannequin-esque heads. Plus I'll get my hands on some Loomis, Bridgman, and / or Hogarth books in the January sales I think.
Here are some more anatomy drawings, I've got a new weekend project on the go: painting my dog in acrylics. I'll be back to head studies and more of these during the week.
Thanks, hopefully I can draw more of them during next spring/summer
I really need to focus on the head more, I'm thinking of drawing skulls at different angles - thanks for the advice
Here's the next update, terrrible planning with the axilla study yesterday... I just rushed in without measuring angles with a tiny pencil, so today with the lower arm study I used my mechanical pencil... Gonna keep using it I think.
The insects are awesome and the anatomy studies look really clean and good. What kind of pencils do you use? I use normal HB-B & mechanical pencils and my studies are all dirty. :@ Guess I just use them wrong.
The faces need some work though but I'm sure you'll learn in no time.