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    Mimers figure drawing thread (updated dec 29th)

    Started attending a class where I basically get access to a nude model once a week for 2.5 hours, with some light help/crits from an attending artist. This is the first time ive done this (drawn from a live model) and I am not a professional, have had no formal art training beforehand, just basically learned what I can on my own since I enjoy it as a hobby and want to get better at it.

    Any and all crits and tips on how to approach drawing with a model to get the most out of my class is greatly appreciated

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    Last edited by mimer; December 29th, 2012 at 12:50 PM. Reason: update on thread
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    part deux

    second batch of pictures. also, I love the batch uploader...

    All helpful tips on how to get the most out of live model classes, and what to do inbetween sesions to get better at the things im struggling with is much appreciated.

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    another batch

    lesson 6 out of 12. All feedback appreciated, going to start going through loomis again this week, i really need to get better fundamentals so i know what I'm looking at.

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    clothed and unclothed

    So apparently I'm absolutely pants at drawing long flowing multilayered garbs... who knew Tried holding pen a bit differently while sketching after feedback in the crit centre, not sure if there's any actual improvement yet using that method or if this is a case of taking a step backwards before going forward again. Ok, clothed and unclothed, mostly 10 minute poses.

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    second set of clothed unclothed, coal. between 2-10 minute poses, last image is of a statue in the roomwere drawing in

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    third and last session with clothed-unclothed model, female wearing a ballerina tutu. (no, not the traditional ballerina body)

    Charcoal and graphite pencil, think i got some progress with the coal since i started, but still make a mess instead of confident lines.

    All comments and crits are helpful, 3 sessions to go with this model-drawing course.

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    digital, from photo, around 15 mins

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    Keep those life drawings coming, I am already seeing improvement . Try doing shorter gestures(not sure if you are doing em) and I was wondering if you have read through The Vilppu Drawing Manual? I found it to be extremely useful when it came to construction in a human figure as well as in gesture drawing.

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    Good work! You have good sense of proportion and your line is getting better. What about some long study to do some shading? I think you are ready for this.

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