I really like those figure studies... are they from photos/life or other drawings? The lines have a great flow to them.
To write between images... you know the attachment icon, the paperclip? After you upload the images, you can click the little down arrow next to it to see a list of attachments, and insert them into the post wherever you want.
This is the 100 2 Min head exercise on Zhang Lu's DVD. Its was really tough to trny get a readable head in such a short time. I think im up to # 38 . The last one is imagination head drawings after doing the Zhang Lu exercise. Indeed i need a lot more practice.
Last edited by Immortal Cintiq; October 12th, 2011 at 09:11 PM.
Hey Thanks Strange Purple, Yeah, preston blairs book is a great way to learn to make your drawing more solid.
So one more drawing before I go to bed.
This time, I tried to lay in the darks and lights before going into detail. Although I feel more comfortable going straight into details and rendering, I find that it is easier to get the correct values with this method. Plus this one took me a little less then 4 hours wereas the one before took 6.
great studies so far, i was going to say your faces could do with some work, but they seem a lot stronger than the initial couple you posted. and i do agree with
Naomi Ningishzidda (not totally that was a bit of a rant) but just drawing one gender will make your default forms lean towards that said gender when you draw out your head, but im sure you can draw men perfectly well, and its not usually a problem when your a man and dont draw men because you have a better sence of your own anatomy.
either way good stuff, hows your colours and non referenced work? its not key, but can be depending on what you wanna get out of drawing.
dog-faced Hey, thanks for the critique.
I think your right about drawing one gender. I probably I spend 98% of my time drawing females yet I find it much easier to draw males.
As for colors, I've only started tackling tone, and im sorta starting to get the hang of, so i think Ill hold off on the color for now. With imagination drawings, I still suck really bad.
cloudcan Thanks Man.
GypsySwan Thanks very much.
I think today was an off day, everything I attempted ended up going to hell so Im not gonna upload that stuff. This is stuff is from yesterday.
1hr 15min, figure from photo. Next time, im gonna draw more structurally instead of 2d drawing. Also Im gonna tryn spend more time of moving the half tone into the light. Attachment 1352260
These Are loomis, "Successful Drawing" Studies Attachment 1352261
Extremely good studies and attention to detail, try doing some animals as well, it helps with more imaginative creature structures all depends on what you'd like to end up doing one day i guess, but for what i've seen from my past few visits your definitely got a good grasp on anatomy and form, where to next? and then attack from there.
WOW! I can see that I still have a lot to learn!
I know I'm not skilled enough to give proper feedback, but I really like them!
-And thanks for your feedback in my sketchbook. Yeah I was curious, just had to see what you were doing in case of funny scenarios of people you spied on during a dinner :p
I know you're worried about being slow, but the thing is once you do something once you can do it a second time faster. It's much more important to start off by doing it right. Good job on the imagination one!
Ferroh Thanks Ferroh, yeah im noticing that a bit.
Trixtar Hey again, and thanks for the encouragement.
Gibi Dont worry about anatomy, its lots of fun once you get the gist of the muscles.
So this is my 4 hour head study.
Finally attempted hair while looking at zhang lu's tutorial to guide me.
the difference btwn his and my work is that there is a lack of contrast in mine, and zhang lu has a more angular calligraphic, and structural look.
Also his use of stokes looks more intensional and confident whiles mines is struggling to blend. I gotta do some more studies of his work.
Damn, now that i've uploaded it, i also notice the neck value looks weird, makes the cheek shadow look like its dirt or something.
Last edited by Immortal Cintiq; November 2nd, 2011 at 10:33 PM.