mvmarcz wrote:Graphite pencils, about 2 hours maybe 1:45
cjburgandy wrote:The head and shoulders are great, but as you move down, you start to kind of distort your figure to fit the page and it makes him squished. His arm almost looks too big, and next to his butt, his hand looks giant. I don't think his arm though is actually what's wrong. I think it's his torso and bottom. his Torso starts to get too small for the head and shoulders and then his legs are too short, even for the torso that got smaller. Then suddenly his foot looks way huge, which the foot might be still in the size scale of the arm and hand, but I can't tell with it being attached to the shortened legs.
That head though I really like. It's too bad that the wonky sizes of the body distract so much from it.
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mvmarcz wrote:Graphite 20 min study of classmate, I think his chin is a tad big but I was never corrected on it I think it's too round
mvmarcz wrote:head study of plaster muscle man graphite and conte
Killbert-Robby wrote:Hold on, did you draw that on the back of a receipt!?
mvmarcz wrote:I have a huge scaling problem particularly on this large newsprint. I normally draw much smaller and when I was told I have to fill the page I just keep drawing too big I can't seem to get a middle ground, but I'm too nervous to try over sized pieces that span 2 pages Think I should boldly go and try a 2 pager next week?
cjburgandy wrote:Back when I took figure drawing, when the teacher asks us to fill the whole page, it was totally alright to "zoom in" per say and draw one section of the figure, thought it's good to try and practice getting the whole figure onto the page. Still, you can create some dynamic drawings by concentrating on one section of it. I'm sure once you get the scaling problem down, your life drawings will look really awesome
Black Sparrow wrote:What really pops out at me is just how very small the ear is. It's beautiful detail work (I hate detailing ears) but it looks like it's set a biiit too high and it's a biiit too small.
I suspect the rest of these problems are caused by the angle of the head. The top of the skull is sloped; skulls should be relatively flat on top. The eye seems set low on the cheek (though I'd need to see the muscle man to be sure of that). Finally, something is bugging me about the area of the skull behind the ear. I think it may be too high up? Again, I'd need to see the muscle man to verify, but those are my impressions.
Killbert-Robby wrote:If I remember well, middle of the eye signals the tip of the ear. Just a wee something I heard, throwing it out there.
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