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    An overture

    Heya,

    After a while on CA (mainly reading) I decided to open my own scetchbook thread- not just for critique but also I think it's a way of becoming a bit more confident in posting my stuff online so that I can learn from.

    I have started with Loomis this summer, and from then on been a bit more artistic than the years before. Most of my stuff here is anatomy studies, but I am aiming at that changing over a time. Hence, my "overture".

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    //Posts #1 and #2 merged so that I can change the sketchbook thumbnail easier. All pictures are still the same though!

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    And here something I did to learn the head anatomy.
    I had done a couple of head anatomy scetches and needed some reference to real heads, so I picked a magazine lying around and tried to make out their shapes.

    Was kind of fun

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    ...and finally some stuff I tried in Photoshop, Wacom Intuos3.
    Hope you enjoy

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    Good work mate and welcome to CA Sketchbooks. I really find your anatomy studies are useful. Keep up the good work.

    if you're not already aware of 'posemaniacs' try it out.here goes the link. will help you out a lot in figure drawing.

    http://www.posemaniacs.com/?pagename=thirtysecond

    Also try this small utility when your going for color harmonies. It may help.

    http://colorschemedesigner.com/

    Well im sure more experienced artists will visit your thread and provide feedback when necessary. so Best of luck and keep posting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by devastacio View Post
    Good work mate and welcome to CA Sketchbooks. I really find your anatomy studies are useful. Keep up the good work.

    if you're not already aware of 'posemaniacs' try it out.here goes the link. will help you out a lot in figure drawing.

    http://www.posemaniacs.com/?pagename=thirtysecond

    Also try this small utility when your going for color harmonies. It may help.

    http://colorschemedesigner.com/

    Well im sure more experienced artists will visit your thread and provide feedback when necessary. so Best of luck and keep posting.
    Hey devastacio, Thank you very much for your quick reply!
    Yeah I knew posemaniacs, but I don't really use it for anatomy studies, as it is online and I study with pencil, paper and book
    But I think it's very helpful when creating own stuff yeah, absolutely.

    I am currently doing bridgman, over and over again. I felt that I had figured Loomis' sticks out quite well, but even when I apply bridgman's muscle structures, it looked flat because it kind of "dressed" the sticks ith muscles, and I want to try to draw from the inside out instead.

    Will probably update tonight, depending how far I get.

    Cheers

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    update.
    to explain the last picture: I have first drawn the Goblins in World-of-Warcraft style (1+2), then tried two different stances with references (3+4), and finally tried something without reference (5+6).

    cheers

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    Hey i like the last study man. Good work!.

    Andrew Loomis' books and Bridgman's are the most popular here. Anyways i got this book off amazon some time back and seems like its cool but havnt tried out yet. You may wanna giv it a try. its called "Human Anatomy for Artists-Eliot Goldfinger".

    keep posting mate. Good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by devastacio View Post
    Hey i like the last study man. Good work!.

    Andrew Loomis' books and Bridgman's are the most popular here. Anyways i got this book off amazon some time back and seems like its cool but havnt tried out yet. You may wanna giv it a try. its called "Human Anatomy for Artists-Eliot Goldfinger".

    keep posting mate. Good luck.
    Hey, thank you again
    I checked Eliot Goldfinger out, but it's just too expensive- I am not studying anything art-related, so I have to keep the costs down a bit. I am however waiting for
    Burne HogarthDynamic - Figure Drawing
    George B. Bridgman - Heads, Features and Faces
    hopefully will arrive at some point next week!

    At the moment I am trying to think of what to do next.. surely keeping with Bridgman would probably the best advise, but here and there an own project to prevent getting too bored with anatomy study... might think about it.

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    Update, small one.
    1st picture: started leg studies, Bridgman.
    2nd: I bought a blank journal and started sketching. The sketchbooks here have been very inspirational to me and I feel more ocnfident in showing my crappy stuff, I hope that training and studying anatomy will change that.

    To keep on with sketches, I started the 100 theme challenge on deviantart.
    1. introduction
    2. love
    3. light
    4. dark
    5. seeking solace
    TBC

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    Heads, heads, heads

    let's face it.
    Book of Bridgeman studies about heads and faces; finishing with an attempt on a self portrait (headset picture).

    I am not sure whether "life studies" refers to learn via life OR photo, or just viewing real people. The latter is making it quite hard for me; as it's always awkward sitting in a room with people, drawing them at the same time! :s

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    Thanks for stopping by my sketchbook!
    You are of to good start with this sketchbook. Your anatomy studies are great!
    I like the idea of drawing the plans of the head on photos! I will try that myself.
    Keep up the good work!

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    So many studies, I'm jealous :p Your hand studies are excellent!

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