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    Inkboys rocky road to art. Also featuring portrait challenge!

    Welcome to my new sketchbook, Im a 20 year old student out of New Zealand.

    Just started a 12 month long daily portrait challenge while im studying. First portrait. If youd like to see referances, just give me a kick. Also, all my portraits are done in a 30 minute timer
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    Another 30 minute portrait along with referance photo. A digital painting i did a few weeks ago, and a matte painting for class
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    looking good inky my friend. The diagonals on your second portrait are wrong though, the left eye is to high, in the ref photo the left eybrow is horisontal to the right eye, you've got the eyes horizontal. i hope you keep this portrait thing up will be really interesting
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    Damn missed my first day. Couple of new portraits trying to do them quicker with more detail.
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    good to see you keep it up, that sencond to last is creepy lol
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    LOVELY PORTRAITS HUN! heh I need to do some. I kinna got turned off because the last time i did a self portrait i ended up looking like a transvestite....it was not in the least pretty =P

    keep drawing because im going to keep watching!
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    Ok, long time no post.

    Having a fit, I want to get better at anatomy, but im not sure how, dont know exercises or anything. HELP
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    Hey there, you're really good with colouring but yeah, I think you could use some more anatomy practice. Posemaniacs is an amazing resource. they have tons of pictures from all sorts of angles stripped down to the muscle.

    I would say try to do a figure sketch once a day or every other day if time allows. And to do the figure sketch, breakdown the body parts into cones, circles and lines. Really focus on how things connect and their proportions to eachother rather than the over all pose.
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    Thank you very much, I'll start doing that
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    Just a new small study, and a portrait of Lana
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    Nother small study
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    Self Portrait for Sketch Group
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    The portraits are improving! 2nd work in post #7 is brutally good.
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