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    lpetkov - sketches & scraps

    Sketches, mostly old (3-4 months+) ones. I don't sketch much recently, cause.. of my own stupidity, lazyness and weakness (I almost kinda gave up art after not being accepted in art college). Anyway, enjoy and comment if you have something to say.
    Don't burn me alive yet, I plan to put myself together and restart.

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    I'm not sure what the reasons were, of why you weren't accepted into an art college, but as far as I'm concerned, these are the the kind of studies they should be interested in.
    Don't sweat it, Mano, I think you're doing the right things, just keep it up.
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    Last edited by zombifried; June 14th, 2010 at 08:59 PM.
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    nice work dude! especially love the first and third page. they have something personal and very expressive. interesting to look at. especially the statue and the face aside it. keep going that way,

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    man, I hate scanning...
    Anyway. Here are some more. A lot of them are copies of other artist drawings (Michelangelo, Vilppu, Bridgman, etc), some are from imagination. Some are 30+ mins, some are 5 seconds or so.
    Enjoy!

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    You have a good Sketchbook, you should post more.

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    Wow. Huge improvement! You've got varying styles here which is nice. Keep it up!

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    Bridgman studies

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    I am in love with your figure studies, especially those gesture drawings. The line-work is simple, yet effective in showing movement. Keep updating us on more sketches!

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    Quote Originally Posted by schowacs View Post
    I am in love with your figure studies, especially those gesture drawings. The line-work is simple, yet effective in showing movement. Keep updating us on more sketches!
    Thank you!
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    Some more gesture drawings and Bridgman studies:

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    More Bridgman

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    These are some lovely Bridgman studies here. Making me want to get on the ball too! Also, before you give up, at least give it your best effort. i'm looking forward to seeing some updates from you. I really would like to see how far you progress in the realm of figure drawing. It seems to be a growing strong point that you're exercising a lot. Really, those Bridgman studies are no joke, keep at it. I can't wait to see them applied

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    Great work! I really like the last set of sketches. Who is Bridgman btw?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SolitariusScriptor View Post
    These are some lovely Bridgman studies here. Making me want to get on the ball too! Also, before you give up, at least give it your best effort. i'm looking forward to seeing some updates from you. I really would like to see how far you progress in the realm of figure drawing. It seems to be a growing strong point that you're exercising a lot. Really, those Bridgman studies are no joke, keep at it. I can't wait to see them applied
    Thank you! I am going to copy every drawing from "The Complete Guide to Drawing from Life" - a great experience, I am learning a lot.

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    Great work! I really like the last set of sketches. Who is Bridgman btw?
    Thanks. George Bridgman is an anatomy/figure drawing master. Among the best of the last century, I'd say. His books are highly recommended: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bridgman

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    More Bridgman studies

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    More Bridgman

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    Amazing studies, mate. It makes me feel like a lazy bum I can't imagine where it was that they didn't accepted you, but you are on a very good path. Keep at it and never quit!
    P.S: Do you happen to be a bulgarian?

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    Quote Originally Posted by assumzaek View Post
    P.S: Do you happen to be a bulgarian?
    Indeed I do happen to be one :-) Thank you for your comment!

    Here's another sketch:

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    Last edited by lpetkov; January 9th, 2014 at 09:38 AM.
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    Awesome studies there! I also feel like a lazy bum now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anebarone View Post
    Awesome studies there!
    Thanks!

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