Shading – Background and Final Touches
Wrong materials were use ( boy did I learn my lesson” ) mistakes were made. But I never intended to make it perfect, I definitely tried , but what I wanted was to learn . And I absolutely learned so much. I’ll have to practice and try it on my own, I believe taking the portrait and anatomy courses will help so I’m onto that next. If anyone has advice on what I can do to improve let me know. ( and next time I’ll use the right materials and paper it’s so important to use the right paper brushes and pencils) edit: images are a little blurry idk why
drawing big like this really skew my proportions. I don't have any idea about anatomy, so i just shade the way the "form" of the muscles look like. any critiques are welcome.
hi! Was drawing along with Stan during this lesson! This was really helpful! Want try to do this myself using another reference on a second approach for this assigment!
Hi all, i ended up doing a study of Stan's own approach to figure drawing. I'll do 1 or 2 more figure drawings just to apply what I've learnt before i wrap this course up!
Hi All, I just finished the figure drawing course and tried to do the final assignment. I used pencil in stead of charcoal so the whole shading process took me a bit longer than the demo. I’m open to any suggestions for improvement!
Hi everybody =) ...4 days ago I posted my 'final' finished piece for this course. (The last picture attached). I was not very happy with it. That drawing I made was probably the 6th or 7th drawing I have ever shaded so it came out pretty rough. I studied light and shading for a few days and created this new piece to give the course it's proper conclusion. It just didn't feel right to finish this course with a drawing I wasn't excited about. But with this, I am satisfied to move on to anatomy =)
Here is my finished piece. I lost a lot of the form after I added the tone using a graphite stick and napkin to create the background. I didn't foresee it smudging most of my lines, including some outlines and shadow maps. Whoops. I decided not to go back and re-establish the lines. I would consider this a successful failure though. I learned 5+ lessons of what I should do and not do thanks to this one drawing. Thank you Proko for the course.
Another drawing. This time with conte pencils. Any critiques and comments always appreciated. I think this will my last post for this course.
Hi! I have just finished my Yoni drawing. This was my second attempt. The first time around I was simply unable to apply Stan's measuring technique(s) and I gave up simply thinking I was not yet ready or lacking drawing practice (gesture, anatomy etc). I then started the anatomy course and more particularly the Torso section, which I have not finished yet. After completing the drawing and shading of the torso I thought I'd go back to the Figure Drawing course and have another shot at completing the final drawing so here you go! Any critique will be very welcome. @Stan Prokopenko @Jesper Axelsson. Cheers, Romain
Hi all. Here's my follow along with the demo. I enjoyed the course overall and found the long form demo at the end really helped tie things together. It also really helped demystify the rendering process. I do a lot of sketching in my free time but rarely spend the time to do detailed rendering. I'm open to critique/comments if you have them. It's encouraging to see other people learning so I figured I'd share to keep up the course momentum a bit. If you're here and haven't done a follow along yet. Let me encourage you to do so. It's a lot of fun.
First attempt at figure drawing. I used newsprint and I didn't have charcoal powder so there are some obvious differences there. Any critique is welcome as long as you understand that I have an extremely delicate ego that can be crushed with the slightest bit of negativity. (Joking!)
Hello everyone, this is my first post. I finished my long drawing and any critique would be appreciated !
I really enjoyed this exercise. I didn't have charcoal available and it isn't to scale. Nonetheless what fun!
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