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Monster_General
12-23-2005, 10:00 AM
Those are the my '' first '' study on anatomy ... I will try to do more detailed ones in time ... Comments and critics extremely needed , thanks:wip:
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/AnatomyStudy.jpg

Top is a Diplodocus Skull

Middle is an elbow bone

Rebeccak
12-23-2005, 11:17 AM
Monster_General,

Great to see your Anatomy Thread! These are quite nice drawings. :thumbsup: Glad to see you've posted work! :)

It would be great if people did not have to click on a link to see your work, so I would suggest copying and pasting the image url into the little yellow sun/mountain icon in the Edit Post Editor. :)

Looking forward to seeing more of your work. :)

Cheers,

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
12-23-2005, 11:54 AM
Thanks a lot for the comment Rebeccak :) I were though to add image directly but it was too large and lines seems too blurry and ruined ... in next work I will configure the size of image in Photoshop before post it so that would be more good :wip:

Monster_General
12-23-2005, 12:47 PM
Another one ... I just imagine it , don't know it is an animal's or a creature's :D

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Foot.jpg

Rebeccak
12-23-2005, 01:23 PM
Monster_General,

You have very nice drawing skills! I think since you are interested in creatures, you might try doing studies of real creature anatomy ~ such as dinosaurs, animals, and the like. There is plenty of Reference online. It would be great to try some studies! :)

Cheers,

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
12-23-2005, 02:20 PM
Thanks a lot :) .. aha yea , dinosaurs and dragons would be very good to try once ... My next trying would be a dinosaur exactly :wip:

Monster_General
12-23-2005, 04:01 PM
I think I did this dinosaur wrong but anyways I will show it again ... I will give more time on next one so I wish its become more good :sad:

Monster_General
12-24-2005, 07:33 AM
I didn't understand exactly anatomy of dinosaurs but I will work on dinosaurs more , I wish I got some improvements :)

Monster_General
12-24-2005, 03:48 PM
Here another one ... I wish I put some improvement :)

Rebeccak
12-24-2005, 05:14 PM
Monster_General,

I think that a great way to improve in drawing is to do Master Studies. :) Have you ever done one of these? Basically, doing a Master Study is just copying the work of a Master Artist (not tracing, of course) ~ it's one of the best ways, in my opinion, to learn how to draw. :)

Check out this thread for inspiration:

Master Copies - Post Your Copies From The Great Masters! 2D/3D D/T DRWG/PTG/SCULPTURE (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=257446)
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=257446

If you like, choose an artist that you admire ~ I would recommend choosing a Renaissance artist from a list like this one (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showpost.php?p=2930558&postcount=2): (not all the artists in this list are of the Renaissance, but many are)

http://forums.cgsociety.org/showpost.php?p=2930558&postcount=2

~and just doing an image Google for their work.

What do you think? :)

Cheers,

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
12-24-2005, 08:26 PM
yay ... Thanks a lot for this ... I never try to copy another person's art because I were think I must find my own style but after you say , I think I must try this because I don't know anything about the basics so I can't do good arts ... I may learn with this way :)

Rebeccak
12-24-2005, 08:28 PM
Sounds great! :thumbsup: Looking forward to your studies. :)

Cheers,

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
12-24-2005, 08:36 PM
I want to start with a portrait but ... I not even found one to start ... do you know any portrait good to try ? :sad:

Rebeccak
12-24-2005, 08:47 PM
It's easy to find stuff ;) ~

Try Googling any of these artists' names (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showpost.php?p=2930558&postcount=2), click Image:

for example, Googling "Michelangelo" + Portrait turns up this (http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=%22Michelangelo%22%20%2B%20Portrait&btnG=Google+Search&sa=N&tab=wi).

"Leonardo" + Portrait turn up this (http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=%22Leonardo%22+%2B+Portrait&btnG=Search).

Here is one suggestion ~ it's a portrait by Rubens. But you're free to choose whichever artist you like. :)

http://history.wisc.edu/sommerville/367/367images/rubenschild.jpg
http://history.wisc.edu/sommerville/367/367images/rubenschild.jpg


Cheers, :)

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
12-24-2005, 08:52 PM
Thanks a lot for your help ... I will try to find and do my best :)

Monster_General
12-24-2005, 09:46 PM
I try this ... Note : This is my first time I make something with that way , so there is some really serious line differences between those images :sad:

But I will learn :deal:

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/leonardo_portrait.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Leonardo.jpg

Monster_General
12-27-2005, 05:30 PM
Another Portrait trying ... Face is made with pencil ... added somethings with photoshop ... Hope I did the face correct ... I am not good on them yet:shrug:

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/ArabPortrait.jpg

Rebeccak
03-01-2006, 08:44 PM
If you haven't already, you should totally join the Challenge!

http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/journey_begins/enter.php

Cheers, :)

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
03-06-2006, 09:46 PM
me ? challenge ? joke ?

Monster_General
04-14-2006, 03:55 PM
Long time passed since I post here . I was here actually , at the ambush :D

Here not improved since but trying to learn still , I need crits extremely , thanks :)

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Gigantosaurus.jpg

Rebeccak
04-14-2006, 04:21 PM
Hey there, :)

I think the main thing is to try to make your drawing more dynamic.

Use sweeping curves and EXXAGGERATE things.

For example:

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b380/rebeccak5/Anatomy%20Thread%20of%20Monster%20General/Monster-General_Review.gif

And, of course, when in doubt, take a look at Reference ~ there is plenty of dinosaur / animal reference available, and I really recommend doing drawings of bones to improve one's anatomy knowledge.

Cheers, :)

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
04-14-2006, 04:28 PM
Again thanks for the crits Rebeccak :) I will try bone drawings next time :thumbsup: I promise I would be a good child :D

Rebeccak
04-14-2006, 04:30 PM
Ha! That's great, MG. :) Good children + anatomy = a happy Rebeccak. :)

;)

Monster_General
04-14-2006, 07:03 PM
I am tried something very quick , hope its a bit correct :wip:

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Bones.jpg

Rebeccak
04-14-2006, 07:11 PM
Hey, these are quite nice! :) I particularly like the upper study ~ what were your references?

Cheers, :)

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
04-14-2006, 07:14 PM
Thank you again :) I randomly search bones over google and copy one . I work on shadows but its too bright when scanned . It looks better on paper :sad:

Rebeccak
04-14-2006, 07:15 PM
Heh, you can always adjust things in PS with Levels:

Ctrl + L or Image > Adjustments > Levels. Move the middle slider to adjust midtones, the right slider to adjust light values, and the left slider to adjust the dark values. :)

Monster_General
04-14-2006, 07:18 PM
Acutally its adjusted version . Don't know why but its different looking on paper , sure not so so good but or maybe just for my eyes :D

Monster_General
04-18-2006, 06:05 PM
Hey again . I just tried to make an anatomic creature portrait but I am pretty sure I ain't do it correct . If someone show me my errors just like Rebeccak do on Dinosaur one , I would be very grateful . Thanks for your time :)

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/CreaturePortrait.jpg

Monster_General
04-24-2006, 02:37 PM
Another one . I just tried to work on anatomy . If its ok please let me know or let me know my falses on this one .

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Creature.jpg

Monster_General
05-10-2006, 06:31 PM
I know this one is too short but I've tried to work on anatomy , if its correct or not , please tell me about it :)

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Devil.jpg

Rebeccak
05-10-2006, 06:54 PM
Hiya Monster_General, :)

I think in order to improve in anatomy, it's less about getting a piece at a time critted, and more about doing a lot of drawings, in particular, Master Copies. :)

I think doing Master Copies is incredibly important in terms of improving one's ability to draw and paint.

Check out this useful thread that can help you get started:

Master Copy Resources (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=354836)
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=354836

Additionally, check out this great link which was just posted about the Hunterian Museum of Anatomy in London:

Hunterian Museum Links and Anatomy Database (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showpost.php?p=3533078&postcount=95)

Why not pick a bone (even one of the ones pictured in the link, or try your own search) and do a rendering? :)

I would also recommend doing some studies from life, if you have access to drawing models, or if not, to draw from reference, such as can be found here:

http://justmeina.deviantart.com/gallery/

or here:

Characterdesigns photosets: (http://www.characterdesigns.com/index.php?sitepage=photosets)
http://www.characterdesigns.com/index.php?sitepage=photosets

What I'd love to see you do most is Master Copies. What do you say? :)

Cheers,

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
05-11-2006, 07:17 AM
Ok I understand you and thanks a lot again for that :) Despite I dislike to work with looking , I would do it for the love of art :) So Cya when I done some of them :thumbsup:

Monster_General
05-11-2006, 09:46 AM
Here I make the thing one of the links you gave me :)

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Anatomy.jpg

Back glow effect made with PS with Filter Gallery :)

I will make more soon ! :)

Monster_General
05-11-2006, 01:53 PM
And here heart and brain :)

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c355/legend_general/Organs.jpg

razz
05-11-2006, 05:14 PM
Hello, Monster_General. I'll tell you one thing about doing master copies or any copies, such as from photos etc. It will teach you much more, then it would when you draw from imagination. This way you'll understand the form, anatomy better. After that it will be easier to draw from imagination. This is a thing I've learnt not so long ago, so just wanted to tell that to you too. Hope i helped a bit. Oh, and you should look at the proportions of the human body ;)

Best of luck,
raz

DigitalSol
05-11-2006, 06:29 PM
Hello Monter General, I think your draws are good but that you must to paractice concepts as the negative space, the geometrization of the objects and whenever you can, draw and make sketches from the real life, I always keep a notebook for do sketches, that really helps, also try to do selfportraits with a mirror and the master copies as Rebecca and Razz told u, are an awesome way to improve, I should recomendate classic artist like Leonardo da Vinci or Michell Angello, which was very worry about the human anatomy, you have the skills just is practice cuestion, I think, keep on going. :thumbsup:

Monster_General
05-12-2006, 07:28 AM
Hey , thanks a lot to both of you for nice comments :) I sure would start to work on anatomy and such basic things from now on seriously , so Cya soon :thumbsup:

Rebeccak
05-15-2006, 04:44 PM
Monster_General,

It's really good to see you doing serious studies, I will always encourage you to do so. :) Did you still want to start a new thread, or are you happy with this one? You are free to create another thread if that is what you want. :)

Cheers,

~Rebeccak

Monster_General
05-15-2006, 04:46 PM
Ye I sure want :)

Rebeccak
05-15-2006, 04:49 PM
Go ahead. :)

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