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June 13th, 2007 #1
not safe for work #99577
i started one of these a while back, but i ended up never updating cause my interest in drawing waned as i went to college for something else. now i'm trying to focus on drawing this summer now that school's out. hope to get somewhere with this...
here are some figure drawings from a couple weeks ago to start off. i'll make a big dump sometime soon and then update daily from there probably. hope some experts can tear it apart :D
/edit gotta use a better thumbnail
Last edited by grenappels; April 14th, 2009 at 11:21 PM. Reason: thumbnail again lol
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nice drawings, I suck at drawing figures
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nice studies here grenappels! can't wait for more.my sketchybook
June 13th, 2007 #4
scanned some pages in my free time, not up to date though.
i'm always stopping myself from actually designing something or finishing a drawing cause i'm not confident and don't want it to suck... guess i should go ahead and try though.
June 14th, 2007 #5
started a gerome copy on my almost never used wacom... this pad is actually quite fun (:
June 14th, 2007 #6
some very nice studies, I'm curious, are you using photoshop with that last study? Your figures are very dynamic and lively... Keep posting...
June 14th, 2007 #7
yeah... i don't know much about painting in ps, i'm just trying to get a feel for it. i've already got a few handy shorcut buttons worked out--i never knew capslock made the cursor a crosshair, but i'm glad i do now :D
June 15th, 2007 #8
this is pretty much up to date, as these 8 pages are from the last few days. figure drawings will come tomorrow! i left a bunch of useless stuff out, even though what's there is pretty useless anyway cause it's only for practice :/ i'll get around to actually making art eventually.
June 15th, 2007 #9
June 15th, 2007 #10
thanks for the post.
i gotta say, the way you're capable of viewing the subject matter in 3 dimentions astonishes me. your values are pro and so's your linework. i'm totally jelous haha.
i'll be back man. definitely wanna see more
June 16th, 2007 #11
ped454: thanks for taking a look, and thanks for the extremely flattering response... but don't be jealous! i think what has helped me more than anything in trying to acquire a 3d eye for things is the warmup i do every day: i do a couple sketches of some perspective heavy scenes (corner of a room, kitchen cabinets) before i start drawing. perhaps that's it?
anyway, some more pages before i leave tonight. more hogarth studies, some shiny buddha miniature, and a couple invented figures. i'm gonna start working on environments and more wacom stuff soon. i hope to get some crits!
June 24th, 2007 #12
a small update for how long it's been... i've been sketching every day but most of the time it's just useless crap. there are some actual studies on these couple pages, so i only scanned these... i've also been working on anatomy on large manila sheets, so maybe if i can find a camera i'll upload those too. i'll get around to actually designing things soon, i swear...
i wish my scanner wasn't a piece of shit
June 24th, 2007 #13
There's plenty of good gesture sketches. I think you should concentrate now on some longer, more polished figure drawings and anatomy studies.Watch out for Piranhas
June 24th, 2007 #14
thanks for the reply, i'm trying! the poses where i go to figure drawing last no more than 20 minutes, and there are only 2 or so 20 minute ones. i wish i had a class for longer poses... but maybe i should just use a picture ref? i prefer life but beggars can't be choosers, i guess
here are some anatomy studies after robert beverly hale. i don't really intend to keep these, the learning is more in the process than the notes i'm keeping
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Really loving the anatomy sketches, and ofcourse the Buddah
Maybe try to make a creature/figure/robot or something out of your imagination, experiment a little more I would say.
Keep it coming man, I will be waiting.
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