Man crawling across bed of clouds - pencil and colored pencil

Man Crawls on Clouds

By DoctorPlatypus | Doctor Platypus | 22 Jul 2021

This evening I went to the Male Form Drawing Insta for a reference photo again. I have had really good luck with them. This photo had interesting shading and I thought the angle of his head would be a very cool challenge. In the photo he's crawling across a bed or something with lots of fabric, and his hands and knees etc have sunk beneath the covers. I didn't spend a lot of time on the bedclothes, and I think it looks sort of like he's crawling on a bed of clouds.

Man crawling along a bed of clouds - pencil and colored pencil

One of these days I will really devote some time to learning to draw fabric realistically. For now, I am still working on face and shading. I'm super happy with his face. The shading on his body is a little bit choppy, I think, but I like how the vein came out on his right arm.

Happy Wednesday!

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Current projects: writing a literary history book about Victorian and Edwardian fiction as successor to the medieval dream vision genre. Learning to draw. Slooooowly learning the fancier ins and outs of the roll20 VTT.

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