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Figure Drawing Workshop: The Male Form - Josh

10 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments DoctorPlatypus

More figure practice today, with model Josh, poses ranging from 5 minutes to 20 minutes.  This was the best of them today, not surprisingly one of the 20-minute poses. I had time to do some shading, check proportions more fully and redraw limbs when...

A Charcoal Virgin

9 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments DoctorPlatypus

A week or so ago, a kind person reader advised me to try out charcoal, so I placed an order and have been eagerly waiting for the chance. Yesterday my charcoals arrived, and today I got to try them out. Today's post is my first every charcoal drawing...

Figure Drawing Workshop: The Male Form - Pinto and Scott

7 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments DoctorPlatypus

Continued practice with figure drawing, and in a few cases real progress. In a few others, maybe not so much progress. It was a good practice! Here are my best efforts from today's workshop: Pinto, 15-minute poses: I was able to capture enough shape...

Hanna the Hedgehog

4 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments DoctorPlatypus

When I showed her my platypus drawing, my cousin asked me to try drawing her daughter's pet hedgehog, Hanna. Meet Hanna: I've posted lots of timed figure sketches lately, and there's likely to be lots more, so I am trying to draw some cuter stuff in...

Figure Drawing Workshop: The Male Form - Lalo

3 Mar 2021 1 minute read 2 comments DoctorPlatypus

I participated today in a figure drawing workshop hosted by a third group, The Male Form, with talented and creative model Lalo. We drew a few 5-minute warm-up sketches, then several longer poses. Here's one of the 15-minute poses that I think came o...

Intro

2 Mar 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Martin Kelen

Hi! At mode of introducing myself and begin with the blog, I post this image...   This is a pencil render made for the 1st year of Industrial Design career.  What we the designers do, is showing a product as atractive as possible, for the purpose of...

Sahibulhikayat

2 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments abisai

Sahibulhikayat Is a word in Indonesian that means "person who has a story" or can also be interpreted as "author of the word / story". This picture has the purpose of illustrating a storyteller who always gives stories until the end of his life. T...

Re-drawing masculinity Figure Drawing Workshop - February 2021

28 Feb 2021 1 minute read 3 comments DoctorPlatypus

Today I took the Redrawing Masculinity monthly figure drawing workshop again. They had a guest model, which is always fun, and since there were three models rather than the usual two, there were more short poses than usual. This meant I got a lot mor...

Have you ever stopped to think about: The Carpenters Pencil

28 Feb 2021 2 minute read 0 comments LyonCoDad

Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you, the not so simple Carpenters Pencil Did you know that the Carpenters Pencil is the OLDEST design known for a pencil? Why is it made in the shape it is made in? For looks? Easy to tuck in your hat? Just to be d...

Legs in the pool, How to stay cool

25 Feb 2021 1 minute read 9 comments DoctorPlatypus

Today I saw a picture of someone swimming, and the painter had rendered the underwater portions of the figure in a slightly different color than the portions above the water. I thought "I bet I can do that" so today I challenged myself to try it out,...