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Old 09-12-2005, 01:06 AM   #16
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Old 09-12-2005, 01:08 AM   #17
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Wow.

THanks for sharing these. Anatomy is a major weakness of mine mainly because it overwhelms me but your illustrations really simplified it for me. Now if I could only identify what I am seeing

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Old 09-12-2005, 01:18 AM   #18
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FRONT PAGE!!!

UUhhhmmm, I certainly didn't intend this. I am a bit shocked to be honest and overwhelmed to say the least. I am not sure I deserve a front page status but I wanted to say Thank you, Kirt (and nice job on your challenge so far.)

Hey Paperclip, good question. In response to how I work:

When I did these Anatomy images, I had my favorite couple anatomy books open and near by. These books are:

Goldfinger's "Human Anatomy for Artists"
Bridgman's "Complete Guide to Drawing from Life"
Clemente's "Anatomy"

I start by drawing the pose on a loose sheet of paper in pencil so I am not trying to solve any major problem on the big sheet of newsprint in pastel. It helps me speed up the whole experience. After I get it somewhat planned, I open up the anatomy books to check my mistakes and tighten up the muscle proportions and connections. By starting the drawing before I open the anatomy books, I keep the drawing fresh and not tied to any previously drawn image, so these aren't done from casts or studies from any other images. I take that drawing and clip it to the side of the large newsprint pad on my easel.

So then the big drawing starts. I block it in first with a light color that will erase easily if I need it to. I try not to be to married to my initial sketch, otherwise the drawing ends up looking too stiff. When the layin is complete, it is mostly just a painting by numbers kind of thing. The lighting is a simple, one light source thing, so that is easy enough to make up without needing reference. If the lighting were more complex, I would definitely need reference.

The Head Detail Studies were done using either a mirror or looking at my wifes eyes. You will notice that there are No Eye Lashes. I know it looks weird. I did that because I wanted my students to see the way the lids wrap around the eye ball without obstruction.

Wow, Thank you all for your wonderful comments to me. It really lifts my spirits high to be part of such an amazing community.

Take Care All,

Kyle

P.S. I will write more later, but I need to spend some time with my wife and son first. Thanks again everyone.
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Old 09-12-2005, 01:38 AM   #19
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WOW...I think this deservers to be on the main page....its a brilliant source...


incredible drawings by the way.....just amazing
 
Old 09-12-2005, 01:41 AM   #20
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Saved and soon to be printed for deep study. THANK YOU!
 
Old 09-12-2005, 01:43 AM   #21
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Wow! Those are great, thanks so much for sharing!
 
Old 09-12-2005, 01:55 AM   #22
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Great style and great color - makes me want to experiment with pastels.
 
Old 09-12-2005, 02:05 AM   #23
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really great work there, love the medium and large format as well. keep up the fabulous art.
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:08 AM   #24
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They are okay, there are a few mistakes and they are a bit too stylized. Artistically they are good though .
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:14 AM   #25
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Beyond the good knowledge, brilliant colours.
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:14 AM   #26
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very nice contrast and style!
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:24 AM   #27
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good job
tks for references, amazing for study....
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:29 AM   #28
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Wow! Great stuff! Congratulations on the well deserved front page. I specially like the way you highlighted the different muscle groups with different colors. This surelly will be of great help. Also, thanks for the book references. It will also come in handy
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:32 AM   #29
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Great work. Congratulations!
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Old 09-12-2005, 02:43 AM   #30
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Wow, so refreshing to see an artist who is profoundly excellent at what they do. Just blown away at how well these are rendered. No crits due to the fact that I am speechless.

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