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Forum: Art & Technical Discussion 09-25-2016, 05:31 PM
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Posted By Mashime
Thanks for the input. Interesting theory about...

Thanks for the input.

Interesting theory about the eyes, I do have eyes issues as well.
Also didn't know about the overcompensating thing, though I did find the tilt very extreme when looking at the...
Forum: Art & Technical Discussion 09-23-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,034
Posted By Mashime
Something strange

Last spring I started going through the Draw a box lessons.

I devote a few hours a day to drawing boxes and ellipses, which are the heart of the issue here.

Yesterday I looked at one of my ellipse...
Forum: Sketchbooks 08-15-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,046
Posted By Mashime
Thanks to all for the appraisals. It DOES feel...

Thanks to all for the appraisals.
It DOES feel good to enjoy drawing again
Funny how I can show those 8 or so drawings without shaming myself yet I would struggle to find 8 figure drawings among my...
Forum: Sketchbooks 07-29-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,046
Posted By Mashime
Urban Sketching

Slacking off on figure drawing for a while to preserve some sanity. Decided to try my hand at urban sketching, and exploring different types of hatching I watched some videos by Alphonso Dunn to...
Forum: Sketchbooks 06-14-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,788
Posted By Mashime
Interesting studies. Tackling the construction...

Interesting studies.

Tackling the construction of the figure is something that has eluded me for many years (and still does), so I can appreciate and relate to the efforts you put in fleshing out...
Forum: Art Critique 06-13-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,891
Posted By Mashime
Thank you for the insightful comment. While the...

Thank you for the insightful comment.

While the absence of cast shadow is firmly rooted in sloppiness and discouragement with the piece at the end, it does stick out like a sore thumb.

The fact...
Forum: Sketchbooks 06-13-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,833
Posted By Mashime
Love the bloated, fleshy creatures. As somebody...

Love the bloated, fleshy creatures.
As somebody mentioned, reminiscent of Lovecraft, which I adore.
And also of Guy Davis, particularly some of the demons from the pages of The Marquis.
You have a...
Forum: Art Critique 06-10-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,891
Posted By Mashime
Color Art My entry for the 2nd Iran Holocaut Cartoon Contest

Hello all

Here is my entry, I admit having been mildly disappointed by not making the cut for the exhibition last month in Tehran, despite the piece's weaknesses as the general skill level was not...
Forum: Art & Technical Discussion 06-09-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,640
Posted By Mashime
Thoughts about ghosting

I started ghosting (going over the paper with the pen/pencil many times before touching down to make the actual line) my lines a few months ago, and I am curious about what you all think of ghosting....
Forum: Art & Technical Discussion 06-08-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,929
Posted By Mashime
This book by Loomis is where I learned...

This book by Loomis is where I learned perspective decades ago. I swore by it for a long time.
There is an instructor at newmastersacademy.org named Eric Olson who does very in-depth videos about...
Forum: Sketchbooks 06-08-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,046
Posted By Mashime
A typical drawing day

Hello

Just this once I wanted to share with you how a typical drawing day works for me.

I start the day with the usual routine of drawing lines/ellipses/boxes for 1 hour. Won't include those...
Forum: Sketchbooks 06-07-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,046
Posted By Mashime
Thank you for the input. I feel the same, the...

Thank you for the input.

I feel the same, the whole 2d design thing has to be one of the missing links here. I will incorporate longer poses into my routine from now on, focusing on the classical...
Forum: Sketchbooks 06-07-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,046
Posted By Mashime
Thanks for commenting, your own recent gestures...

Thanks for commenting, your own recent gestures combine form and motion quite nicely, and with line economy. The shading reinforces this quite well by showing where different parts are facing. ...
Forum: Sketchbooks 06-06-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,046
Posted By Mashime
Mashime's Sketchbook

Hello

I'll post some sketches here every couple of days or so. Short poses, gestures mostly, but also some construction attempts.

So after drawing 20 000 or so "gestures" I realized I had come to...
Forum: Member's Lounge 05-29-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 192,105
Posted By Mashime
Hello New here, a few words of introduction. I'm...

Hello
New here, a few words of introduction.
I'm a neurologically impaired man trying to improve his gesture/construction figure drawing skills.
I draw in average 3 to 5 hours each day, always...
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