More faces from my fall 2011 figure drawing class. All are from online photo reference but my favorites are the last three – they’re from a series of photographs by Sarah Stolfa, of “regulars” from the bar where she works.
In figure drawing, we recently had a module where we tackled age differences – babies, toddlers, kids, teens & adults of all ages. Here are my toddler drawings – all based on photo references of my awesome 2-year old.
Here’s the last installment of facial features from week 7 of my figure drawing class. Oh ears. You used to seem so amorphous and vague! But now I am armed with a little anatomy understanding and you don’t scare me anymore. This tutorial from Stan Prokopenko really helped me understand some basics of ear construction (if you’re interested in basic facial feature drawing, he…
Here are the mouths from week 7 of my figure drawing class. Most of these are from drawing book or online references, although a couple are from my own mirror studies.
Here are the noses from week 7 of my figure drawing class. This first page has a bunch of famous noses towards the top – can you guess who’s who?
In my figure drawing class, we’ve been focusing on close studies of individual features. I’ll be posting two pages each for eyes, noses, mouths & ears over the next few days. I drew most of these from references – both from drawing books & online resources (you may be able to make out my handwriting for the names of the authors) as well as from photos….
Starting in week 6 of my figure drawing class, we began to focus on portraits. Here are my three – they took me 1.5 to 2 hours each and were done with prismacolor pencil or graphite on an 11″ x 17″ sketchbook. here’s the original photo for this one Vintage portrait from flickr Clark Gable from this original photo
Here’s some work from my second week of figure drawing classes – these took about 1/2 hour each. prismacolor drawings in 11″x14″sketchbook – our instructor provided reference photosWe’ve had to submit a number of shorter gesture drawings as well – here are a couple 3 min drawings: prismacolor drawings in 11″x14″sketchbook – live model reference The process is a little frustrating since I haven’t…