Rizwan Piracha
Rizwan Piracha
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Emily Weigold
For this lean and twist example, the first tutorial video draws the overlapping lines in a certain direction from this reference - yet later in the twist assignment examples video, we're asked to spot what is wrong and are told the lines should overlap in the other direction - I'm confused as to which of these we should follow
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Emily, If you try moving your right shoulder forward (the way the model's doing) you can actually feel the skin on your torso stretching in a way that's consistent with the first diagram (in blue ink). Hope that helps!
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Rizwan Piracha
After a hard day's work, Mopsie slips into her alter ego.
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Dwight, Nice portrait. If you draw a center line on the reference it runs diagonally from top right to bottom left On the drawing it's a bit more straight up and down. This makes the nose and mouth look a little too far to the right. Also the nose might be a tiny bit too long. I often rush the early 'mapping ' stage and make the same error. Hope that helps.
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Sita Rabeling
This drawing went into a totally different direction as I thought. Struggling to get proportions and movement right I did let go of precision and it turned out into a more wild version.
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Rizwan Piracha
Looks good! Might look even better if the thickness of the thumb was a bit more varied along its length (with a more tapered end maybe).
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Ross Downer
My entry for 'favourite book covers'. One of my favourites from h.p lovecraft 'the colour out of space', ink and promarkers.
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Rizwan Piracha
Nice one! This would make a cool cover for a graphic novel based on the Lovecraft story.
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Elk
Hello everyone. I recently finished Life of Pi by Yann Martel, and I knew that I had to use it for my inspiration. It's a really great and plenty famous too. I definitely recommend this book! As you can tell, I don't really do digital, (probably because I don't have it. :I) but I worked really hard on this, and I included the colors I used. I would look cleaner as digital for sure, but I'm trying not to dwell on that fact. P.S (stands for "Post Script" btw) This is my first time participating in a challenge and I loved it!
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Rizwan Piracha
Nice one! I'd forgotten how crucial that turtle was in the story. I think it's great you didn't go the digital route. 'Cleaner' isn't necessarily better. Although I did have to magnify it to get a close look at little Richard Parker haha!
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Niels Haentjens
Hi all, this is my submission for the April Proko Challenge. I decided to make an alternative cover for a Stephen King book. Pretty hard to pick one because there are so many classics to choose from, but I went with ‘Elevation’. It’s a fairly recent novella about a man who weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy they are. He also steadily loses weight, even though he doesn’t look any different. This isn’t a horror story, but rather a beautiful tale of acceptance and overcoming prejudice. If you haven’t read Stephen King before, I think this novella is a great starting point!  I also edited it in a mock-up, cuz it looks really nice 😂
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Rizwan Piracha
Nice design! Haven't read this one but your cover conveys the theme in a simple, effective way.
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Guys, Here's my book cover submission. Tried to keep things simple. Inspired by Poe's 'The Raven'.
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Jason Winter
Hey everybody, Here is my submission for the April Proko Challenge. I've been relistening to Lovecrafts work recently and thought he'd make a good subject. I based my design on the woodcut novels of Lynd Ward. Hope you like the result.
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Rizwan Piracha
Cool design! Really captures the creepy Lovecraft vibe.
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Wenhan, They look pretty good. Looking at the refs, maybe on the middle drawing you could show a bit of ribcage top plane and pelvis back plane. It would provide a bit more visual info and make the pose more dynamic and interesting. Check out Stan's tips on exaggeration in the gesture drawing vids. V useful!
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Guys, Shading assignment attached. Any feedback appreciated.
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Guys, Mannequinization assignments attached. Any feedback appreciated!
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Chris Bodary
2 dogs are my Anna and the other is hawk we have pretty common round here.
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Rizwan Piracha
Good work, specially the second dog! The first dog's body and head look good but it might be worth taking a closer look at the joints of the limbs. I find when I'm drawing animals the anatomical details can distract from the boxes and cylinders underneath.
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Guys, Another attempt at Robo Bean assignments (with reference photos) attached. Any feedback appreciated!
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Hi Guys, Robo Bean assignments (with reference photos) attached. Any feedback appreciated!
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Gonzalo, Remember to tick the 'Post as help request' box when you're posting stuff. It's easier for people to reply and it's also flagged as 'asked for help' so you're more likely to get feedback. The drawings look good. It's clear what the model's doing with their body which is great. The only thing I'd suggest is to watch Stan's gesture videos a few times and note the kind of lines he uses, specially for limbs. He has some good tips about avoiding 'snowman effect' and how and when to use C curves and S curves etc.
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Dizzy Drawer
Hi everyone , here is my assignment for this lesson. Looking forwards to your critics!
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi, Nice drawings. I did notice though, in the 2nd drawing on page 1 and the 2nd drawing on page 3 the cylinder at the bottom of the humerus is facing the wrong way. It just needs to be rotated 90 degrees so it looks like the one in your first drawing. Similar issue with the right arm in the rib cage drawing. We can see the side of the model's left shoulder, so the side of the right shoulder shouldn't be visible. It would be facing away from us. Hope that helps. Check out Stan's free videos on structure in the figure drawing course. Very useful!
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Guys, Landmark assignments attached. Any feedback appreciated!
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Rizwan Piracha
Hi Guys, More structure assignments. Trying different approaches re shapes. Any feedback appreciated!
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Hi Guys, Structure assignments attached. Any help appreciated!
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