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    Drylegs sketches, studies and doodles

    Wellcome to my sketchbook!


    I've been drawing pretty much all my life.
    Mostly from imagination
    I grew up with a great interest in games, movies and comics, (preferably with a lot of violence) and that have influenced me a lot.

    In august 2010 I started to think more seriously about becoming an illustrator or concept artist.
    So I began to study human anatomy, the real world and other things were I knew I was laking in knowledge.

    In this first post I'll start of with some of the first drawings from when I began in august and work my way to present day

    I would love it if you told me what you think.
    If there's anything I'm missing, should concentrate on or try out.
    What what my strengths and weaknesses are.

    here goes (you might want to zoom out)

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    my first Hogarth

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    Getting to know my arm

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    Kinda like this one

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    I've started to read Loomis book about figure drawing

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    The hair cracks me up

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    Heads in my head
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    I've taken a bunch of photos of myself to use as anatomy reference

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    I made an observation of a leatherjacket then tried to copy the material and lightning from imagination, wen't on a bit to fast with the imagening part

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    Furniture, cups and nuts

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    some bravo erotica

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    Studies from an armor site called spqr.se

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    I read about the catacombs beneath Paris in national geographic and found some skulls

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    At last Some nude drawings

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    They're all really incredible! I always appreciate talent when it comes to drawing people. I considered myself an artist for a while but all I could ever draw was animals, and human bodies, but could never get the faces quite right. So really good job. Seriously
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    wow really good stuff, you already have a good perception of light and you grasp the anatomy quite well. Keep it up, i guess if anything you should probably work on fluidity and form. Cheack out http://www.posemaniacs.com/ to work on that and pretty much anything, really good daily exercises there. can't wait to see your next batch.
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    I like your bio-mecha-crossover drawings a lot (hands or legs like robots)! Post more of them, please! And thanks for spqr.se !
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    i enjoyed watching your drawings so much , the are realistic .
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    Very nice progress throughout the sequence of works. Now that you have some fundamental skills with the figure, try putting it into an environment - try making some compositions out of it. Go out in public and draw what you see - groups of people, that are interacting with each other and the environment.
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    Very nice progress throughout the sequence of works. Now that you have some fundamental skills with the figure, try putting it into an environment - try making some compositions out of it. Go out in public and draw what you see - groups of people, that are interacting with each other and the environment.
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    Thanks so much for the crit and the advice fellas!
    I haven't really drawn any environments in a while so I think I ought to pick that up again. lately it has been a lot of studying and not much finishing
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    mmm im looking for some advice to give u .. but i cant find any... ur life story seems so fimilier to mine... and as for ur drawings..u got good figures... good values... all i can tell u is to keep on going ur on the right track my friend
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    I have a habit of getting into detail pretty quickly so I'm gonna try a different approach and use it on landscapes. Im gonna try to see it as abstract shapes and only use 3 och 4 values of shade to describe forms. That way I have to stay focused on the picture as a whole when deciding on the values and I think that's something I need to do more often.

    This one took about an hour and it leaves a lot to wish for (as we say in Sweden) but I believe
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    An environment from yesterday and today. Roughly 1 hour each
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    This is looking really great . I really like how you're managed to capture the landscapes really simply. The progression of your anatomy sketches is really good too.
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    Tjenare Torben! =) Schyssta linjer och fina hogarth-studier. Ser fram mot att se din utveckling de kommande åren =D. Fortsätt posta!
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