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Lots of great stuff here, but I especially like the negative space sketches in the first post
[Always remember that if a topic seems uninteresting, then it's just because you are picturing a solution that lacks vigor.] - William b. Hand
I find conté tu be especially unforgiving on white paper. Very inspiring stuff Gist!
Masterful, gestural, delish! Thank you for sharing your skills! These are a real treat to behold.
There is no "I" in team, but there is an "I" in pie. And there's an "i" in meat pie. Meat is the anagram of team...~Shaun "Shaun of the Dead"
Erik, those latest updates are smokin! It was great meeting you at the workshop this summer. Please send Meadow my best and thank her again for making my paintings looks so good- Hope you are doing well!
"The progress of learning is from indefinite to definite, not from sensation to perception. We do not learn to have percepts but to differentiate them."
Hey-Im adding this page to my favorites-im going to come back later and study after on these-if you dont mind. its absolutly amazing stuff! Im too young and live in too small of a community to have a good life drawing class. and my g/f mom wouldnt be happy if i ever got caught drawing her daughter! ha! just wanted to tell you-that this work is very inspiring!
thanks for sharing
Absolutely beautiful stuff... I agree with mentler, your students are lucky!
You're work is a complete inspiration. Keep posting and explaining how you go about measuring please.
Some of the best life drawings I've ever seen. Thanks.
Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous...
check the Tensai Tokyo Sketch Thread (Sketchbook)
check the Tensai Cityscapes Thread (Finally Finished)
Originally Posted by strych9ine
Holy shi+. Amazing.
The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Practice & Science Of Drawing, by Harold Speed.
Theory and Practice of Perspective, by G.A.Storey
Idiot Apathy- Thank you very much, the piece I got in is the cover for "To Sleep With Evil"
Torgovix- Very flattering, but I doubt that
DecktillDawn- Jeremy right? I was checking out your thread, very impressive stuff!
drd- More or less that is true, I will also use the "blade" of the pencil for line work. To clarify for broad strokes I use it like I am spreading butter on toast, for line work more like I am cutting a steak, and for details more like pushing a sowing needle through cloth. For all three I hold it underhand, more like a sword than a tradition pencil
patdzon- always great to hear from you
Pencilator- Thanks and for those that care this is the piece that got into spectrum
Erik, this stuff looks awesome. Bold, punchy, strong. I love it man. Definitely less "Jeff" and more "you." Awesome. Glad I randomly logged on here, lol. -kyle
i have to agree with torgovix
that's the greatest way i've ever heard anybody describe underhand drawing. great for kids imaginations :More or less that is true, I will also use the "blade" of the pencil for line work. To clarify for broad strokes I use it like I am spreading butter on toast, for line work more like I am cutting a steak, and for details more like pushing a sowing needle through cloth. For all three I hold it underhand, more like a sword than a tradition pencil
when drawing this way, i always have trouble on the core shadow. specially like on your anatomy studies what type of strokes do you use for it?
Always a treat to see your stuff E.M.Gist ! Awesome as usual! Thanks for sharing this and congrats on S14! Cheers.