Two torso from the new anatomy lesson thread:
Neptune with Sea-Horse
Bronze, height: 50 cm
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
[[img]http://img168.imageshack.us/img168/9965/001079linesum9.th.jpg[/img]](http://img168.imageshack.us/my.php?image=001079linesum9.jpg) [img]http://img60.imageshack.us/img60/5694/001079copyju3.jpg[/img] [[img]http://img176.imageshack.us/img176/7038/neptunnp3.th.jpg[/img]](http://img176.imageshack.us/my.php?image=neptunnp3.jpg) 1h+ Starting out with a more difficult pose maybe wasn't the best idea. Main difficulty with this one was that I kept squashing him. I have no idea what's going on with his left hand (he's holding that seahorse in some strange way) so I tried to fill in the blanks based on what I think I see. [069: BERNINI, Gian Lorenzo Truth 1645-52 Marble, height 280 cm Galleria Borghese, Rome](http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/b/bernini/gianlore/sculptur/1640/justice.html) [[img]http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/650/002069linesyq0.th.jpg[/img]](http://img139.imageshack.us/my.php?image=002069linesyq0.jpg) [img]http://img73.imageshack.us/img73/5073/002069copyfh9.jpg[/img] [[img]http://img237.imageshack.us/img237/9094/justiceen4.th.jpg[/img]](http://img237.imageshack.us/my.php?image=justiceen4.jpg) Face got beat with a baceball bat. Haven't done too much work from photo/digital reference, so I'm trying to be cautious and feel out what my tendencies may be. I'm not a big fan of working from photos (because I always get "that looks like a photo! no good!"), but this is for practice, and that never hurts. And here's just a little fun sketch. I thought about expanding it to a whole boardroom done in this style [img]http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/9861/businessladybw9.jpg[/img]
My experience consists of graduating from art school, most courses geared towards 3D, though I krept into life drawing sessions when I could (and there was room) as this sort of stuff has always been quite challenging for me.
All this in Photoshop. Any/all c&c welcome.