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    Sketch Composition Critique

    I'm working on a new painting, but the composition feels off in these exploratory sketches. Any suggestions/critiques?

    EDIT: I think the images were too large previously, so only thumbs were being pulled. They should be adequate now.

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    Larger images, please.

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    I'm just spitballing here, but I think the problem is that both your compositions are a stable triangular shape. That's not inherently bad, but you don't want stable for this scene...you want something more unstable and dynamic.

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    Your thumbnails have a lovely, dreamy softness. I don't know what medium the final will be, but the charcoal drawings have a nice quality.
    Draw more. Draw from reference. Draw on paper with a pencil. Do it every day. If you can't draw a good banana, how you going to draw a space marine?

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    Ah, the compositions are rather triangular aren't they? Thank you for your input.

    I'm planning to paint it with Corel Painter in a painterly style in an attempt to learn the program.
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