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hi people i did something today, hope some comments here.
hurricane: iīm working in some bug girls here, tomorrow i hope post some sketchs, keep in touch man.
This is in regards to post #147
Hey Icaro, I'm going to use this post to help illustrate some points. Of course, my word is simply my opinion. Line is very subjective. The first drawing shows muscle attachments clearly. The gesture however is very weak. You have focused to much on clearly defining the muscles that you have forgotten to create an interesting pose. My friend Matyas often starts with a stick figure before fleshing out a character. We both like starting with a flat black silhouette (which is more easily done digitally). It just depends on what your comfortable with. When you get more comfortable with gesture you can start with a pinky and work your way out if you wish. At this moment, I would focus on the big shapes. Think about how bones attach before thinking about how muscles attach. And still, think about how to make a drawing attractive with out tone .
Sketch pages 3 and 4 are your best drawings. I can see that you worked quickly to record Bridgeman's drawing. If I were you I would keep drawing from this book directly. You need to know how it feels to draw like this. Than you will understand how your drawing style differs.
One thing about your color sketches too. I think you should continue working with color, however, it would be more beneficial if you paint from life. Color is another game in itself, so it's better to discipline yourself in both. Set up still lifes, paint landscapes, portraits, but wait to color your sketches until A. the gesture is good and B. the tone is good.
Hope this helps Icaro
Hi everyone, sorry for yesterday but i haven´t a chance to get one scanner, today i will post my last drawings of this last week, this week is a new turn to me, i will direct my studies in some stuff, like anatomy, line flows, life drawing and a lot of cool stuff i read in some books who Spraynation show me and test some stuff who my wife bought to me in other city and send to me.
I don´t know if i start a new sketchbook, this skecth is old a lot, What are you think people??i
C&C are wellcome
Hey man, Great work so far.
Keep up the anatomy studies, u are definately improving
I know they get tiring after a while but it slowl builds up knowledge in your head
As for tone, you should try simplifying your tone down to 4 solid shapes. It doesnt have to be too graphic but your form and shapes will read far better if you start in this way and be more pleasing to the eye. Then at the end (if you feel you need to), just deal with the transitions between those shapes. I am trying to discipline myself to do this far more. All the reading I'm doing, and art I'm admiring points towards this being my next major step to master to improve my art. I think you could benefit from similar studies
Here are some links right here on CA that might help you think in this way:
First up a real rough quick dketch by a guy called:
Squint up ur eyes and see how well it reads, then open up again and look at how little blending is going on. If you refined this sketch from here it would be great.
This guy is amazing, his line studies especially - you get so much about the form and mass and lighting, all from the way he simply defines the leading edge of the shadow. Admirable work, and an unbeatable lesson on how important the basic shapes are, even without ANY shadin/transition/modelling of the form
(I love his stuff and visit his sketchbook regularly).
hey people, thnks for share your skills with me.
SprayNation: hey Eric, thanks again for your help my good friend, i think this time i start to see the light eheheh, i think Bridgeman really teach very well with this book who i have, damnit i see others but buy this and lose the other, maybe i buy others in Amazon.com, ti really loved this book, he show the masses and some shapes, i think this really help to me see the body wth other eyes, i still working with this book and using some guys here in CA like reference to me, thnks again my friend and keep in touch.
Cavematty: hey man, thnks a lot for your advice here, yeah Chromosome is a great artist and i reallyl like how he work with his lines and shading, i really think get something from this guy, keep in touch too.
This time i trying to gain more time to my studies, i will try one thing different, in each week i will focuse in one part of the body and some try out with anatomy unusual to me, this week i will try studies about the head and some method to construct this.
I think the next week i will focuse in hands and legs, i donīt know, but i promise try my best and will try to post everyday.
Thnks for all the cool who stop here and help me a little.
Keep in touch
Lots of good stuff! Some wonkiness in the portraits, but you're doing good studies! Keep 'em up! Post more!
hey, your work is getting better. keep it up bud
check out my sketchbook that i just started!
Nice anatomy and good progress too, keep it up!.
I noticed that you use too much black when you shade your stuff, but in real life objects allways recieve some light, so why not try to use just less light in the shadow areas?, try it and youll see that things look better, also instead of using just black try using less black and use blue or violet, like if the object is yellow, the shadow part will look kind of blue, and you use some of green in the middle, try it to see how it looks.
Also, have you tried practicing lighting simple shapes and objects until you get them prefectly lighted with cast shadows and all?, like lighting spheres, ovals, cones, cylinders?, try doing that and then make simple abstract shapes to shade, it will make your work look so much better.
Keep posting your progress!, good luck.
Good studies, keep the ideas flowing, you are making good progress.
nice work. really nothing bad to say
good to see some anatomy practice. looks like u know to handle the torso muscles of the front view pretty well. keep on working, it shows!
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Very nice work with the recent studies enthombed, have to say I also liked the progress with the lion so far, my only crit with that is the choice of black in the bg, notice how the nose blends into the bg? Try a lighter color instead, it'd look way better!
Hey, a lot fo cool people visiting my thread, thnks for your advices my friend and kind words, i'm very very busy this days, final period in my college and i haven't time to upload, but i'm drawing every day some page to don't stop, i think will do some updates today or tomorrow.
will be post some personal replies in my next update
Thnks for stoping by.
Just flicked through your sketch book you got some very strong sketchs going there and showing good improvements. If i had to crit i think it is the faces the eyes are too wide just maybe take a bit more time on them and use ref always helps.
Another thing which is totally my own views and i am sure loads would disagree. I found drawing the muscle systems of the arm body etc, which i did loads of pretty useless when trying to drawn a realistic looking human. Learn the where and how of the muscle system. But i think i would have been better off drawing the body from photos, life etc and use those to work out where the muscles would be underneat. Well thats my 2 cents anyway.
Anyway must come back again and check out more of your stuff. Good work.
hey, i really like the photoshop fire ball... hes kool lol
but i see u have a prob with face proportions. sometimes u pull it off and alot of the time they looks slightly weird (like mine). so wat ive noticed is that ur eyes seem to be seperated a bit too much (i think maybe ur too scared of the eyes being too close together? i dunno). i read on a site that eye proportions r: 5 eye lengths across the width of the face (excluding ears).
if u want to no exact details, search around ... or even come to my sketchbook, there have been links given to me for this sort of stuff.
also feel free to comment/crit on my sketchbook when u have the time.
apart from that .... ur bodies r awesome!
keep it up and practise faces lol
Check out my SKETCHBOOK ...looking for helpful advice!
dCept: i wil fix my head studies man, ahaha i think i need more pactice, and i do this stuff a lot, or i do something cool or i will die trying, lol.
phobophile: Thnks my friend.
Christian223: thnks man, i trying with your advice and reallyl this work very better, thnks for share, i will post a big update soon.
DanielC: thnks man, your advice is valuable so much, i trying some stuff from photo, i will posto when i get one scanner.
D@niel: thnks man, are you really think this???
koeifan: Thnks for ouw words, i will try my best.
GOBLINSHARK; o man the master is here, thnks for visit here, yeah i'm trying now to understand how the group os muscles work, now the fight i big, ehehe, keep visiting.
Sirio Brozzi: Hey Sirio thnks againa for coming here again bro, i really glad to see you here bro, i asking my why i don't try do my old stuff again to see if i proved something, and the lion is one of this stuff, thnks again.
InvertedChalupa: thnks man.
Mitze: thnks man, crit when you have something ok? humm, yeaph, i need draw more faces and pay more attention in some eyes, thnks for remember me this dude.
Cold: Thnks for visit here bud, i trying to fix this every drawing, i promise do my best next year.
gkrit: thnks for this advice, keep visting here.
Hi people, i'm back sorry my long time without ;posting again, i know i promise don't stop but i need work in some final prokects of my design eschool and finally the next semester i just need do one big project, and i will have more time to draw, paint and some cool stuff.
And the best news, the cancer treatment of my wife is finally going over too and she's come back in march of the next year.
now is time to show some shit here, sorry ahaha.
You are working hard as usual! Nice to se improvement since last I was here.
Keep up the face and body studies it helps. Try and tone down the muscle tone a bit. It almost look like they dont have any skin.
Keep working man! or Iīll take your soul!
Keep up the excellent work, the last studies are some of my favorite!
Hi people iīm back again,
B-Man, thanks man, i reaaly will be backto work hard in my vacation next month ehehehe do some drawing class in other city when i visit my wife in her treatment, i will try to post here something.
Rabid Peanut: Thnks dude, humm, someone who like my studies, itīs new eheheheh
More shit here now.
Last edited by enthombed; December 12th, 2007 at 10:02 PM. Reason: forgot to add one picture
Iīm back with new stuff, hope this stuuf is better than the last night.
Thnks to all guys who stop here and see mey stuff.
Lookie here! Rockin' the thumbnails! The bugs and crustaceans (sp??) look hella good! Nice eye study as well, man! You might wanna look at the edges a bit in that one.. bring out a harder brush and touch up on some edges (like the fold at the top eyelid and the eyelash-line ) You're handling your values good in that one, though! Keep 'em coming!
(Oh... and I'm honored to have a place in your signature, dude! Thanks!)
hey man! It looks like you've really made some progress here. Keep it up and I'll keep stopping by!
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