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    Mentler: yes yes yes

    Dan:yeah I gotta do more from life, was fuuuun

    Tigermilk: Hey thanks, same here dude, like that area most.

    So latley Ive been loosing my art feeling, I know its getting back, but when?
    I cant also find the adapter to my music player, so no music drawing=not as much inspiration.
    But Im suprised, Ive stayed this long into drawing, Im usually the one that quit first because it gets boring. So Im a bit proud lol

    anyway mostly doodling, but Ive been having problems with the hip and chest area (all areas but mostly them) so gotta do more studies of them.
    Btw the color sketch SUCKS. I know it is out of proportions and everything,. but please point out more. I know the mouth is too small, the chin a bit too big etc.











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    Yeah, I'm glad you haven't given up drawing, you will have hard times along the way but it's worth it to stick with it. Just wondering, but do you draw most of your sketches from refefence or from imagination? Because it's REALLY important to do anatomy/construction studies from reference. I notice you are having trouble with heads, I would suggest you go to the loomis book on drawing heads if you have problems. Alot of the answers are in that book, you just have to look hard enough.

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    When I do studies, they are from ref, but I dont do studies alot. But that is going to change.
    Yeah I gotta look more into the drawing head book, did that when I started. But I gotta do it again.

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    Yup, study study study. Cos those bridgeman sketches look quite good, a lot less chaotic then the other sketches.

    Keep it up, then i'll give you a star extra.

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    betty edwards right side of the brain

    someone stated this before, to read betty edwards drawing on the right side of the brain. This book has AMAZING results in just one month and it is a good read anyway interesting not boring so itll keep you entertained and build on drawing. You ahve some really good pictures here, you should go through your drawings pick the ones you did best then follow the path you did on these to do more in the same way. You have improved thoroughly on your pictures but seem to go back a step from time to time, non the less keep drawing ^_^ and keep posting

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    I'm not sure if this has been suggested but you have to Slooooooow DOoooown. Like was said before, get the general form of what you are drawing, a light undersketch, check it to see if it is consistent with what you are drawing. Still take your time. Do circles and lines to keep everything.. well, aligned, you know that stuff. But Take more time doing things, like I believe some of those are loomis sketches, how long did it take you? I did the Whole body muscle diagram, front and back, in about an hour in ten minutes. Just slow down, and put more effort into the anatomy sketches. For other imagination sketches, screw those, go crazy. But it's good your trying so hard, A for effort!

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    while drawing slow be as loose, light, and graceful as you can.

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    funny, I just scrolled through your sketches and I wanted to write:
    "take your time, be more careful when drawing, don't rush. and read betty edward's book."
    and now I see that this is mentioned in the last three posts. think about it

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    jeez, your an update monster! That's good though...

    Apart from what has been said; try picking up a normal pencil also... and use the 0.5 for detailing and textures and such... if you hold the pencil so you have to move your arm when you're doing your gestures and such, it'll probably let you loosen up a bit.

    Good lookin' out! Keep it rollin'!

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    Thanks all
    I got the betty edwards book, just gotta read it.

    Well its summer, Ive been with friend etc but mostly I tried to get my life in order....stuff... I havent drawn much at all, maybe I got 2-3 sketchbook pages? Patehtic I know but now Im going to draw more.

    Heres two OC sketces, did some more but I threw those away, dont ask me why.





    P.S Sorry sketchgroup

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    The hands actually look pretty clean, hands are hard, don't give up on them. I think the biggest issue is that you haven't been drawing enough, really, try to set aside atleast 20 minutes or so a day at the bare minimum, we waste alot of time doing mundane things with no point, like watching tv. If you want to improve you have to draw alot alot ALOT. Even if you don't have time to post what you draw that day, still try to draw even if you can only draw for a few minutes. Good luck.

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    Your sketches are improving constantly, keep at it. What i found most useful is to try to experiment with different sketching technniques, Try sketching without taking the pencil of the paper, or instead, sketching with small abrupt lines. Different techniques will help you improve and give an idea of what youre comfortable with. Its important that you feel comfortable and not pressurised while sketching. One more thing, try to make sure your sketching hand is comfortable too ( which is why i like to work on high chairs and on a fairly low table so that my hand can rest on the table nicely- up to u).

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    hey how you doing man, sorry i havn't spoke in ages but its great to see all this improvement you've made. i think i may start posting in my sketchbook again, lets see some more from you

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    Your definetely improving, but you need to do more, so lets see more stuff! The last updates are good.


    Justin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mentler
    1) Draw Everyday

    2) DRAW EVERY DAMN DAY

    3) DRAW EVERY F--KING DAY and a lot of NIGHTS DAMMIT

    That is about as much as I know about the learning process
    and belive it, this is the fu**ing truth!!

    and pay verrrrrrrrrrrrrrry much attention to everything you drow!

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    thanks for the comments
    So Ive been at my father the last three weeks, and I still am. I havent really been drawing that much.
    I cant scan here but I got an intuos 3 my father bought sometime. So Ive been sketching on it.
    oh, and I started loomis, but I forgot the books at my moms place so Ive been drawing some from the net.... whatever

    not to be lame and post without picture.


    I did it very fast and Im well aware that it got loads of problem.

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    Yay an update, keep drawing you lazy bastard! Just kidding of course, Those sketches are decent for quick sketches, just keep working on it, I had so many problems contructing the head at first, it's really hard. You'll get the hang of it sooner or later though.

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    awesome...Page 4 dude!!!! i can see great stuff coming along with the heads!

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    Nice dude!

    Im 15 years to, and to add im from Sweden. We can help each other with the painting. Check my sketchbook :

    http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=48368

    Just tell me if you wanna do something together!

    Swedish:
    Hehe, kul att hitta ngon svensk hr. Speciellt i samma lder, hr av dig! Verkar vara mycket trevligt folk hr p forumet!

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    Hey thanks guys. Still at my father :/, mostly doodling head on the wacom. Did some studies yestserday from loomis figure drawing.
    BIG inspirations latley is Dan and Wes, I got tired of him before but i starting to like his stuff again lol
    In about one-two months Ive been drawing for a year. Sucks cause the progress I made is...well I wanted to be better, Ive been lazy, gotta change that. So many distractions, and Im so weak. meh
    anyway heres a fast doodle just to not be lame and post without a picture.




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    cool!

    great progress alexander, much more controll
    remember that loomis isnt the answer to everything, its just one theory from a artist....

    great stuff man !!

    cheers !


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    Hurricane is right, don't be afraid to check out different teachers/book. Mainly just keep drawing though, that's the most important thing, draw draw draw!

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    Ok Im going to start update regulary again.

    Did these today.
    haha, omfg, the ass sits directly under the torso. Its baaad.



    ^all above loomis







    ^ all above life



    ^kchen.


    did some baaaad hogarth studies, going to try later today, or maybe do some digital copy like dan our man.
    oh btw, my scanner scans way lightly so, some of the rendering will be bad, and I should also spend more time on the lay in.

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    Hey great update

    keep rocking

    My sketchbook flawed to the max page 5
    Ps:Hope you understand my English.
    Remember my advices taste best with a grain of salt.
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    Hey, thanks mindflaw

    Ok heres some older stuff.

    Carl larsson studies, tried to get the lines down directly, it came out ok


    loomis




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    I did some sloppy studies of kchen drawings while I chatted now.
    Good night all


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    That's great man! Your obviously progressing, the Larsson studies are really good.
    I must say your TD came out mucho nice too, great work!

    Keep it up!
    T

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    I'm so glad to see you updating finally! The latest drawings look great, they're surely your best efforts in this sketchbook, just keep that up and you'll be kicking ass!

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    I agree with Dan - the last few sketches are definetely the best, and they show that you are improving. Keep it up!

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    Thanks mates I gotta draw more and study more, lol but Im not so into rendering stuff anymore:/ lol

    anyway
    haaands, just started to learn them, most of them are bad.


    bridgman hands, I think the middle one is from life








    life is life nanana......


    man I gotta slow down, anyway Im trying to learn the loomis head better, and its going better and better.

    (these wasnt good though)

    life hands


    the figures down are mine.... the others bridgman, lol I really gotta think about the forms when I draw, so ignore mine down there


    some bad fast refs:


    kchen and carl larsson studies, sloppys


    carl larsson girl and bridgman study


    man I gotta slow down, anyway Im trying to learn the loomis head better, and its going better and better.




    bridgman, wooo


    very very bad lung_bug studies, oh well one is decent I think...


    carl larsson, woot woot.

    pretty decent, the head down to the right was from a very fast angelina jolie ref (yes I know I put the words in the wrong order but Im a lazy fuck)

    so thats what Ive done when I didnt update, I did some imagination pages, but all was very bad, gotta study more.
    Some of these pages are from today, but not many, didnt feel to draw so much today. But I will probaly do some kchen studies later in the evening.

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