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    some off my sketches and wips

    well...im not too satisfied with those following pics....but i dont know whats exactly the reason . so i thought your critique might be able to help

    some off my sketches and wips
    this was a early sketch for saracen assassin....its not dynamic enough

    some off my sketches and wips
    ...a severed head...a bit messy, but not too bad i think

    some off my sketches and wips
    quite ok?!

    some off my sketches and wips
    didnt become exactly the way i wanted it...but i like the idea (of a gut filled ball....)

    thanks in adavance from a new member
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    hey people, i see the "viewed-number" increase everyday (ok....just a little bit, but its higher than before ), does no one want to tell me what doest ft right in or what could be made better in his/her eyes? it might help me improve!
    but thx for viewing anyway. ill post further drawings...even...if theyre only for me
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    Well, it may just be me, but it seems like you're hiding some of your struggles with anatomy by heavily draped clothing and grotesque manipulation. In order to consistantly manipulate the figure believably, you need to be good at drawing it in its normal form (the same rule applies to anime, etc.). I'd like to see you do some figures.
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    good you remind me of that point, i should have an eye on this while drawing. but those shown are not the best instances for that point, since they dont intent to show a "perfect naked human body", but that grotesque stuff you "mentioned" . the first one was meant to be covered heavily with clothes, but thank you very much for your post, since i got something more precise to work on now. its just gruesome if you know somethings wrong, but not exactly what it is and how to change it.
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    I probably could have chosen my words better. I didn't mean "groady to the max", but rather that it is just extreme in the use of characterizing the insides of the body on the outside of the body.
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    well here is another sketch. its not quite that, what you said dogfood ( "figures"), but while testing around with body-armour stuff i quickly realized, that a good anatomic "feeling" is needed for drawing them correctly, so this can be seen as a "try for a figure". but please remember: its only a sketch
    => quickly done...and i only had a "damn, how could a cool knight's body-armor look like?" in my mind.
    (and its baaaad quality )
    i know the right hand is bigger than the left ....but please list all the mistakes i made and that you see in the pic. (and also what detail-stuff etc could be added to the armor.)
    blablabla heres the pic
    some off my sketches and wips
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    if you want to improve i guess some life studies would be appropriate.. try to draw basic things first (cubes, balls) and be more precise with your strokes..
    hope i could help
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    When you draw figures, do you draw the figure first (unclothed) and then add the costume, armor, props etc.? This is essential to get things right. If you draw the figure naked first, then you can get the costume in the right place. Also you should watch your elipses. When you draw a figure, you should pick a horizon line (even if you don't plan to draw an environment), and then make all the elipses on your figure consistent with it. Check out this thread where I explained this before:
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    thank you both for posting.
    @Lim
    yeahyeah, i just remembered that and thought if there might be kinda online reference source for people-pics. know what i mean? so i could draw from photos and stuff...

    @inspector lee
    thx, ill have a look at this thread.and yes i did draw the figure first...but somehow messed up some parts as it seems...
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    you can find many ref pics under
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    or fineart.sk
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    thank you again!
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    hmm, while looking at this thread i dont really get this "ellipse&horizon-line" thing because the older pics eigam posted and which you referred to when talking about the ellipses etc have been removed! this way i cannot learn from it. (ill post it in eigam's thread again, maybe he can change this bakc to "normal").
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    That's really strange. When I go to Eigam's thread (via the link above), all the images show up and look fine???
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    maybe you still got the "old version" in cache...
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