Nice to see how you developed. Your getting better and better, this shows how much one can learn at such a short time.
I really like how hard you work with your anatomy, this remindes me how much I have to work on it.
man, don't try to drow quantity, just to show your thread..
try to understand everything that's going on there! How the mucle groups stick to the bone, how they move... everything!
start drowing something bigger, and finish it! Your proportions are verry bad!
If you can (have the possibility) try to drow after a model! You'll understand the volume much better!!
Do you have any loomis books or pdf files? Those would be great help. I agree with what people are saying about being loose. I still need to work on that myself. Remember that underneath all that skins are muscles and fat, and underneath that are bones. Look in the mirror and compare the arms to say your head and do a measurement that way, like 3 heads would equal your arm size, and half of the width of your head is your width of your arm....though i'm wrong i'm just using that as an example. This is the thought process when getting the proportions correct. Anyone correct me if I am wrong
Tigermilk: Yeah thats why Im trying to remember the names, to think more of what I am drawing. umm, I really gotta draw more.
IanE: thanks, and I will try to think of that.
dCept: thanks and yeah Im trying that.
hurricane: I dont know what I would do without you.
Pencilator: Im flatterd, but really I should really work harder, I draw redicouisly little.
Icey: Ah dude those are just doodles when I dont have anything to do, but yeah I gotta spend more time on my drawings, oh I started life drawing today.
Sok: I actually got loomis out printed, but I gotta study him more and those drawings. I gotta do that with arms and proportions and all like your saying.
Meh, first life drawing session, going 1 time a week, it is 2 hours, but with the pause they have its just 90 min drawing. Poses (not in order posted dont remember) are like 2*5 2*10 and 1*15 then after the pause they reverse that so it is 1*15 2*10 2*5
I think the drawings get better at the end:
first time ever.
Edit: hahaha omg I seee how badly proportioned some are omfg. Oh well I mean please post tips how I should start the drawings?
damn, the first pose was like " well thats nice"... then compared to the last ones...you started to see the shapes there, inpressive, now do it again and again and again..
a trick, try to tilt the pen so you shade with the broad side and then adjust it with the tip, and i would suggest use a pretty soft lead, like 4b or something and a hb for details and shade corrections...
Block the shapes first, its very important to get the relation between them correct because if you dont one will see it instantly.. measure each shape against the next and think about the negative space... the emptyness around the modell, does it match your empty space in the drawing ?
keep on rocking the nude sessions and you'll be wooping ass in no time!
I'd start with some kind of cylindrical form for life drwings, if you've studied one. Like Loomis or some such. Beginning with the straight sketch for this kind of thing might be counter-productive for some. I know it would be for me.
SJ:boooyaa, yeah same as above. Btw mankin roxxor my boxxors.
SO I started putting down more time, yeah yeah. The first mankins (try to get the volume and how they look) may dont look like they took some time, but they did. Im starting to get the loose feeling for mankin, its really fun drawing those. They dont need to be perfect, just somewhat. Some of these will have errors, but still please give me crits what I should think of when I draw them, I will know my mankin now before Im moving on.
Warmup, just... lines and stuff:
mankin for life:
lala some my own, some loomis, some looking at loomis then tries to remember:
bad scan, but I pushed the darks to get more volume, sadly I didnt leave out the white to get even more volume, should have put more thought to the underdrawing, quite badly:
I liked this art day I actually did spend time on my drawings
Didnt really felt like drawing today, so here is a master study of Raphael, I screwed it up along the way, the eye is to small, the angle of the head is wrong, upper lip should be a bit bigger etc, if you can find more please say, I did this to expand my observation skills and see how masters draw:
You've progressed so much since the beginning of this thread. Keep up the good work, those life drawings are looking good. Pay close attention to your proportions, I know you noticed it as well. Especially some of their arms seem too short.