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    Hi, I am new to concept art. I have been drawing for almost a year now and really enjoy it. I just got a scanner for Christmas and am excited to join the concept art ranks.

    My goal for myself right now is to become better at figure drawing. I have been reading Loomis and Hogarth and trying with mixed results to imitate them. I am starting to get frustrated with my progress so I am posting here to hopefully get some advice. My stuff is pretty sketchy. I have wanted to focus on getting that part right before moving on to more complicated stuff. Does anyone have any thoughts on this approach?

    Two sketches today: Tina Fey from photo and around 10 minute action poses sketches.

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    2 sketches from today

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    I'll give you some advice about the female face. It is more smooth, w. longer vurves, and less angles. Try to smooth up your lines a bit when you draw women's face. Also, do up some general sketches of just stick figures in all types of poses. Also life drawing will help you lose any sort of stiffness in your picture and figures.

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    Thanks for the feedback Evxyza92. I sketched some more. I thought these heads looked less angular until I scanned them. Now that I am looking at them on my computer I am not as satisfied.

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    i liek your drawings they are goood

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    Well, they are just sketches, and I like these more than that tina fey one. Less angles, allo you spread out more when in a more developed drawing, to make it better.

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    Anna Karina

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    Comic book sketches today

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    Last sketch this year. 3 ladies and a head

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    Varying success

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    Hi Joel,
    I really like your "Anna Karina" sketch! Very nice strokes. You could develop it further with stronger tones to bring out some features.

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    You're getting there. Just keep drawing! Thank you for visiting my sb.

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    Here is a drawing from a figure tutorial http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=14035

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