Anatomy of the Human Body
Intro to Muscles
Pecs & Breasts
Lower Back Muscles
Upper Back Muscles
How to Draw and Shade the Human Torso
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Here´s my attempt! It was super tough but also super fun. Now I can tell I streched out his torso too much LOL. Feedback would be greatly appreciated!
My process of this longer figure drawing. I attempted this before watching the demo. I wonder how proko can spread charcoal powder as smoothly as in the video, mine was hard to spread and seems to immediately stick into the paper. Any feedback/critiques will be greatly appreciated.
This is my contribution to the human torso shading exercise. I decided to try my own source material, but I did watch the above video and found it extremely helpful. This is a charcoal sketch of a sculpture, Heracles and the Nemean Lion, from the Barber Institute in Birmingham (one of the local galleries near where I live). The main focus is the torso of course, but I admit I was drawn to the arm muscles as well. There's a bit of exaggeration and extra tonal work for drama and effect, and I did take a couple of liberties with the source material, which I hope is acceptable. I've included my general process, and my reference.
Here's my attempt of the human torso. I'm still kinda new to shading so not that good at finishing yet. Might reattempt it later. Feedbacks are welcome
Did it before looking at Stan’s demo. It’s a humbling experience — to learn how much you still have to learn. Also, I think I need to upgrade my paper. It was really fighting against the Conte pencil.
Hello :)! I have just finished drawing and shading the torso :)). I thoroughly enjoyed the whole process - thank you @Stan Prokopenko! I have attached my prep work - measurements, values and a thumbnail. I did it using a B charcoal pencil as I did not have an HB one. I find shading quite complex and challenging and still have plenty to learn. I would be most grateful if I could get some feedback @Jesper Axelsson. Onto the back muscles now :)! Happy Easter, Romain
Second attempt. I tried to use the right paper and charcoal pencil, but found it not smooth. Also the charcoal powder didn’t spread that nice. Must be my mistake. And I think I overworked it… But it’s great to be able to see and follow Stan’s process of this image.
Here's my Torso Drawing and Shading Assignment. Not terribly happy with it. I think I got the proportions right but the shading kind a got away from me. Critiques welcomed, thanks.
Hello, I did a quick sketch that involved gesture, anatomy, and two value lay-in study imitating Lane Brown's style. However, the overall drawing looks a bit more like comic than traditional style. Below is what I think I could change next time: - introduce more straights to the figure - varying the line width more, both core shadow and the figure outline What do you think? It would be greatly appreciated if someone can provide critiques on this :)
2021/13/6. Good morning. I've just finished my Torso. As You can see I used a different reference pic but I followed the general principles that Stan explained in his video. I usually don't tag instructors because they are very busy and I don't want to steal their time but since this drawing is the final assignment for this section I'd like to have a professional opinion. Dear @Stan Prokopenko Sensei and @Bradwynn Jones Sensei when you have time and if you see this post I'd like to hear your opinion and have some advice if is possible. Thanks and have a good day.
Hi everyone! Here's my take on the torso drawing. I followed along with Stan as best as I could and attempted to make the image look as if it had been illustrated with graphite (I painted it on photoshop with some textured brushes). Any feedback/critique would be awesome. Thanks in advance!
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