Level 15 Gladiator: Spartacus' Hoplomachi
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someone a jamie hewlett fan?
the musculature on her dagger arm is off, and her shoulder looks dislocated. youll probably want to reference your abdominals a little more, it seems that not only are both characters muscles malformed, but they have wasp waists (too narrow in relation to the remainder of their bodies). the posture of her victim, particularly around the hip area that is touching the ground, is stiff and the weighting does not appear to be "right". lay down in front of a mirror in the pose he's in - is it easy? is it natural? sure, pretend you've got a 300lb amazonian ripper standing on your face, struggle all you like, but that pose aint gonna come naturally. he should be bent more, sort of like his body should sag under the weight he's supporting of both himself and the added pressure from the aggressor. theres a tangent between the dagger and the curve of her shin that bugs me.. i think perhaps if the dagger were to angle more away from her shin it would be a more natural position for her wrist, too. reference your hands gripping on something - a cardboard tube is always good - and double check youre drawing what you see, not what you think you see. thats about all my bruised and battered eyes can muster at this point, its 3:30am and i'm spent. have another play around with the poses as i mentioned before you go any further.