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August 9th, 2006 #1
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le me be the first one to say..
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Jebus christ. Your drawing technique isn't just good, it's interesting as well. Mind telling me what medium you used on that last sketch, or is it just photoshop?
August 9th, 2006 #6
FAxtar, you weak are not!
August 23rd, 2006 #7
aprat: Its this pastel-type stuff called "Yarka Sauce" They sell it in these wood boxes, with 10 assorted values in nuetral earthy tones. They're very soft and buttery. All are done on cheap newsprint, building the vaules from dark to light overtop of eachother. here are 3 more done in the same way...
Last edited by Faxtar; August 23rd, 2006 at 03:33 PM.
August 23rd, 2006 #8
Good stuff - I need to find me a life drawing class!
August 23rd, 2006 #9
That first piece is priceless, man. Wish i could see the full res.
Not quitting my dayjob just yet...
August 23rd, 2006 #10
well as my first post I got to say HI "el salam O'alikom"
well ... I cannot say anything but awesome and way to go.
but I got a comment about this one
if she's pregnet this wow .... "thumbs up dude"
if not ... then she should be more chubby than so...
but I adore your work man ... way to go
August 23rd, 2006 #11
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love the cross hatching stuff it seems to define the forms very well
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You have pretty good technique, so that gets my approval.
But. You. Need. To. Stop. Drawing. Naked. People.
(and yes I plan to complain about this in every single thread on Concept Art)
August 24th, 2006 #14
beautiful figures dude. well, not all of them are necessarily beautiful, in the case of the severly overweight lady near one of your first posts but they're beautifully rendered. keep it up.
"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain."
--- Frank Herbert, Dune - Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear
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August 29th, 2006 #15
gigglepixie: Do it, nothing better than drawing naked people. 8)
J.Peckham: Thanks! I uploaded a higher-res version.
darkelement:Hey, thanks yeah thats was a weird pose some things are probly way off.
softocean: Yeah, I love me some crosshatching. I went to the Met in NYC recently and saw some rembrandt etchings with hatching that made me pld:
Goodbye..fromthevoid: Haha no way, how are you supposed to learn the anatomy or correct proportions with all that fabric in the way?
ArtZealot: Thanks man, and yeah shes pretty big but its nice to learn how to draw different body types.
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very kew stuff. LOVE the first one... and the various monsters. The people are fantastic. it's nice to see LD's of more than just anorexic females, or even females in general!
critique it bitches! : http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=75293
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nice work dude, u got that lady figure down pat! good use of shadin too brutha
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Value feast ahoy! Im saving a few, really like how you work.
for example this one, impressive how you discribe form with such flat
September 6th, 2006 #20
September 6th, 2006 #21
You have some spectacular figure drawings here!! like this one
what medium is it?
Great job! This is cool too!
September 13th, 2006 #22
rblitz7: That one is nupastel on rough newsprint along with this pastel-like stuff called Yarka Sauce http://www.dick-blick.com/items/200/...1-0000-1ww.jpg Working from dark to light, only using about 5 colors.
Here is this weeks stuff...
Last edited by Faxtar; April 28th, 2007 at 04:06 AM.
September 13th, 2006 #23
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Great stuff man, nice renders, good figure studies.
Keep posting man.
"Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave."
September 13th, 2006 #25
Great work - especially your rendering skills. Sometimes proportions are a bit off, mainly in the more complicated poses. But still amazing work.
September 27th, 2006 #26
here some more stuff, some of it is old, some is from last night.
1 hour long pose from last week
1 hour long pose from last night
cast drawing in carcoal I did about 6 months ago
cast drawing detail
old oil self-portrait just for kicks
Oil portait from life that I did last spring
portait of an old man I copied from a painting by Sir James Guthrie
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Hey Faxtar, I was just browsing through here when I realized, "hey I know this guy!". This is James, we had Linda Warner's Portrait class together and I occasionally hit up Life Force meetings. Your work is looking good man, keep it up.
Ars Longa, Vita Brevis
December 4th, 2006 #30
Jedmo: Hey James! Good luck with the ConcertArtAtelier! I'm sure you're gonna improve crazy fast, good luck.
More new stuff...
My teacher worked on the last one alittle bit and tightened it up.
Last edited by Faxtar; December 4th, 2006 at 06:12 PM.