Spartan Camp #250- 50 gestures + Optional "Lying Figure Study"
The aim is to produce 50 gestures by Sunday the 13th of January.
- The gestures can be of anything, human, animal, cavorting capybaras.... You can draw full figures, but you can also go for heads, arms, eyes, or anything specific. All media can be used, both digital or traditional. Coloured or black/white. Quick scribbles or long studies. Imagination or referenced. Clothed or nude. Specifics are up to you!
- In addition to this, participants can choose to do an Optional "Lying Figure Study", in any medium.
Additional notes on this weeks’ Optional Study:
This year, we're starting off with a straightforward study! Often, the gestures we draw (whether from imagination or reference) will be standing in one way or another. This week we'll add some variation by going with a figure that is lying down. This can prove to be a challenge as the weight distribution is completely different. Foreshortening is very likely to occur in your reference, and you may need to put some extra attention to perspective.
Simply perform a study of a figure that is lying down. You can take it as far as you want, from a gesture to a fully rendered study.
A couple of suggestions;
Gesture drawing tools like Pixelovely and Lovecastle.org tend to have some suitable poses.
Characterdesigns.com Has a couple of really good galleries as well. Out of the first 10 galleries, at least 2,3,4 and 9 have poses that can be used.
Colour, medium, time frame, any specifics are up to you! Good luck and have fun! And feel free to ask questions!
50 poses is a challenge, but don't hurry or stress yourself reaching it! Focus on drawing, as practising is the main goal of this exercise.
Criticizing each other is highly encouraged!! Share constructive criticism, reference images and resources!! Let's help each other get better!
Come on soldiers! Flex those muscles!!
HALL OF FAME - SPARTAN CAMP #249