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    A couple drawings inspired by Steven Assael --Update Feb 11th

    After meeting Steven, I have to say I have been thoroughly inspired to improve my work. Here are a couple newer images I did post Assaelism...thanks for all the inspiration, and helpful talks in San Fran...

    Glad to be back and got more tuts and vid updates to post soon as well...

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    Cool drawings! Were those done from life?
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    very careful drawings. Graphite or charcoal?

    after seeing your speed protraying in san fran, those make a big contrast over your known stuff.

    Can you talk a bit about your "mind change"? is all about more care in drawing and shading?

    btw. hello! vanessa and melissa, they´re very real. awesome.

    Pd.: I hope i don´t look as retarded typing in english as i looked trying to speak it.....
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    patdzon-photos, but this next the female I posted here is from life. THanks...

    Jaku-Mind change...hmmmbefore that, your english is fine. heh...I wasnt seeing the big picture as clearly as I thought I was. By doing these longer renderings I am seeing more, the bigger picture. But not only that. There is a life in that photo, there is an essence to the person that is more than just a simple drawing. That essence, how that person felt, acted, that is important. I dont think I can do a photo justice, if I didnt shoot it, or I took it from a reference source. I dont know the person or the moment, so it doesnt necissarily (sp) help me get around the form, or the persons symmetry, etc. I am guessing.

    When we draw at Watts, its all fast stuff. No time to think of the details carefully. That is what I was lacking technically. Steven and my wife have helped me see into the work though and drag out something more than a technically sound painting. If I can put words to that I will let you know what it is...Heh...

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    Amazing work, I'd say keep at it because what you're doing now is perfect.
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    I just love that last female you posted. I could learn a lot from that pic.

    In the second one, the line quality on the right arm kinda breaks the volume/harmony in my opinion (but you're the pro so who cares what I think).

    Very good rendering.
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    I just love your drawings, great work. I was just wondering what you used on the last two (especially the one done from life, or were they both), was it charcoal or pencil and what grade hardness/softness did you use. Again, great work.
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    Thank you very much. They were done with Graphite. From 2h to 2b to 8b. THose three only because of time...

    Thanks again.

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    these are incredible! I can't remeber seeing so much fine detail. heh, speaking of inspirations. . . .
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    wooooooow
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    Awesome work...theres alot of depth in these. My fav. is the life portrait you did of that womans face...she has an interesting bone structure. You definately captured something in each of these people. I love squinting at these...lol =) Congrats on the DVD's!!
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    oh, the last ones look so great...

    ...especially that miles davis...! ingres-esque.

    really perfect.

    i really don't get wherefrom you get the patience to do these like that. and how you fit your drawings that perfect into your paper without distorsions. maybe i should buy one of your upcoming dvds, what?! heh, he.
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    Holy bat sketches!! Ive been looking at your sketchbook Fred with a mixed bag of feelings: awe, inspiration, shock and anger (with myself that im so lazy!) Your a genius, love your work.
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