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    Be better, be stronger!

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    Hello esukuta and welcome to the site you made a great start with your sketches, you seem to have a good all round understanding, all you need is to practice, practice practice.

    Drawing is definitely the best way to start, starting with the foundations like shape, light and shadow, anatomy and perspective. This site can be a bit confusing but there are some real gems of information in this section .. http://conceptart.org/forums/forumdi...hp?7-FINE-ARTS. Hopefully that can help you with your learning.

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    Thanks for the comment. Currently I try to spend as much time as possible in these fundamentals. Especially the anatomy is incredible hard, there are million of things to do wrong. However, here is some more stuff I did last year.

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    Some imaginary drawings and some stuff from photo reference.

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    Some sketches from the Villpu drawing manual...
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    And a speedpaint (1 hour) of a photo i have taken in ireland. Looks somehow pale, have to work on contrasts.
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    I am currently in the mood of doing a lot of these speedpaints from reference, its big fun. The strange thing is, that often realize the dullness long after i have finished the work.

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    great that you decided to start an sb and better your art skills! keep practicing and hope to see more!

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    I stopped this Rembrandt copy after 60 minutes. The table floats magically through the air.
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    Still life also in 1 hour, painted from real fruits. I am not sure if i should spend more time to get better result or try to stay with short runs. Again not happy with the colors.
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    And finally some anatomy studies from today.
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    Some colored doodle from imagination.
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    Villpu sketches with some anatomy and shading.
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    And a Caspar David Friedrich copy i have done a few days before. Done in one hour.
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    Today i mainly did some figures from imagination. Probably I should spend more time with anatomic accuracy than with values at this point. A lot of work to do...
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    And some 30-seconds. I always feel totaly exhausted after that.
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    Two 30s poses and some sketching from photo reference today...
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    And some stuff from the last week.
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    No updates for a couple of days because i got really much stuff to do.

    I Figured out that I did these quick poses in a wrong way. I focused more on the contour lines than on the gesture. I'll Try to do it better in the future.
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    Some speed paintings from reference.
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    Some quick doodles from today and yesterday.
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    And here is todays work. Tried this no-pen pressure thing in photoshop with the 45 second poses and some of the doodles.
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    Hey Esukuta. Glad to see you made a SB. I like the fact you are studying hard. Keep it up, if I have any crit, it is study the planes of the face (and figure) I think it will really help with both your construction and light.
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    Had a stressfull time without much drawing/painting in the last two months. However, now i have more time and pleasure to go on.
    Here are some quick value studies and some sketches.

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