Fish
Fish
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Kristian Nee
Hey Fish, these drawings are pretty solid. Proportionally they're definitely correct enough. What I would say is that you probably should spend awhile just drawing circles, lines, and swaths of tone. So much of traditional art is dexterity based. It can be frustrating switching from digital to traditional, and vice versa because you're losing essentially all of the dexterity you've built with your medium of choice. I'm sure you've heard that advice before, but the longer I draw the more I realize that circles and lines are the holy grail of practice. Hope this helps!
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Fish
2mo
Thank you I'll try it out.
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Fish
I'm a digital artist so I'm not familiar with pencils. What can I do to improve?
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The Asian Sam
holy cow this is a great study, I like how you do the lost shadows on the figure and hard highlights. However, I would suggest you to limit the range of the light family a little bit so it doesn't look too shiny and metallic. While there are a lot of soft edges on the light, I think the core shadows are too hard and graphic, some core shadows on the biceps, the chest and the brachioradial. if you're aiming for the graphic feeling then you can disregard my comment. Hope it helps.
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Fish
2mo
Thank you. I'll limit the light value next time.
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Fish
Here is a figure drawing I drew. Any feedback that will help me improve will be appreciated. If you need more info feel free to ask.
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Fish
The different facial features of the face look fantastic isolated but I think the problem is their placement and porportions. Try not to focus on the small detail until the end. Take a step back to see the whole picture every once in awhile. Observe the distance between the landmarks of the face. In the last photo reference the width of the closet eye matches the width of the nose (blue line). The height of the nose matches the gap between the bottom of the nose and the bottom of the chin (green line). The top and bottom of the nose aligns with the top and bottom of the ear (red line). This information will vary between people and camera angles so you find to find these things on your own. its useful to loosely memorize the average ratios (just google face porportions) I also noticed that the chin in the drawing is bowed outwards but the chin in the photo is slightly bowed inwards (pink line). Study the skulls. Observe how they effect the face. More specifically the structure of the cheek, brow, and chin. sorry I kinda ignored the other drawings. They look great just pay attention to the structure of the chin.
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Jesper Axelsson
Hi @Fish. I would strongly recommend diving into the figure drawing fundamentals course. I think the anatomy in your drawing is good, but it´s not built on strong figure drawing. A few years ago I dreamed of being able to draw Tarzan. The Disney movie had been my favorite since I was a baby. I really wanted to learn anatomy, I found proko´s course, but realized that I was lacking the fundamentals. It was difficult to realize that, because it felt like my goal of being able to draw Tarzan was miles away, but I decided to take the figure drawing course anyway. I´m so glad I did! It gave me exactly what I wanted!; being able to draw gestural 3-dimensional figures, from imagination. I learned the most important part of drawing Tarzan! And to my suprise my figures felt quite accurate eventhough I didn´t know anatomy. It was like I had learned the pattern of the human body. I realized that rather than thinking of the figure drawing course being a obstacle in front of the anatomy course, it is more like the Anatomy 1 course. There´s lots of good stuff going on in your drawing and I think you´ll really appreciate the Figure Drawing Fundamentals course, since it will help you take your drawings to a whole new level! I hope this help :)
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Fish
4mo
I'll check it out
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Steve Lenze
Hey Fish, Gabriel is correct, your drawing is suffering from proportion issues. What I do is work out my proportions and perspective in a structural drawing first, then go to details. I did a draw over to show you what I mean. I hope this helps :)
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Fish
4mo
thank you
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Fish
4mo
What are somethings I could improve or fix in this drawing? More specifically I need to fix something about the torso, but I don't know what. Any criticism of the rendering would also be welcome.
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John B
How much time was there between you posting and then wanting to edit the topic? To prevent misunderstandings topics get locked after a period of time so you can't go back in and change the context of what people are responding to.
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Fish
5mo
couple of hours
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Fish
I edit the topic once and the prompt button disappeared afterwards. Is there a limit to the amount of edits? If so, why?