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    Hello!

    This is what I have so far. I feel like something's wrong, but even when i flip the image
    I can't seem to see what. Please help!

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    I think because I changed the angle, I should have made the ear smaller as well,
    as the old tip of the nose, eye line rule says?

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    That neck is too long..

    Last edited by Artimatum; November 4th, 2012 at 07:03 AM.
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    Okay, i hope this helps. th head is to big atm, i've put it in a somewhat more correct possition here and changed the perspective.

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    You also need to change some things in the face, her eyes are to big and i think her mouth is tiltet in a weird direction. Good luck!

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    also her shoulders look very small as well

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    Hey I tried doing some lines over your work, the main issue is your eyes aren't lined up, and the nose/lips are angled a bit weirdly because of this. Its a quick line-over so I'm sure there are some faults, but I think it may help you.

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    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/19873660/Prevs/lines_2.jpg

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    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/19873660/Prevs/My_lines.jpg


    I hope I helped a little.

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    Oh also another rule of thumb is the distance between eyes, between the eyes is an eyes width. This may help you guess a little better of where eyes should go

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    If you are going for an anatomically correct portrait, than there are number of things that could be adjusted. Besides what others mentioned, her ears are too big and her features are aligned along different tilts.

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    I've cut/distored some stuff, hope it helps. Anyways, always start off with a wireframe. This book might help you too get a better understanding for facial anatomy, as well as how the skull underneath is crucial for drawing it: Andrew Loomis - Drawing the Head and Hands


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    There is also this very helpful post on head construction --> http://conceptart.org/forums/showthr...36#post3110536

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    Tried to fix the drawing, but I ended up redrawing it.
    Did a few head studies and restarted with more construction.

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    Can we see your reference? Right now, every facial feature is facing a different direction.

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    I think it's just that the features, eyes, ears, nose.. ect, are too big in proportion to her body. It seems like you drew the face and then drew the head and misjudged a little. Definitely post the reference.

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