Figure 16

by Tx Williep, August 17th 2020 © 2020 Tx Williep
Tekno Paint

Looks great! The balance feels nice and isn't tipping over. I would watchout for those hands, especially those thumbs. Practice hands sometimes because they are the hardest part and it'll make your drawings much better!

Try breaking hands down into cyclinders for foreshorttening

Tx Williep

Thank you for your critique of my drawing. One thing I will do is exaggerate things like hands, feet, or whatever is closest to the viewer (perspective). The hands are closest to the viewer; consequently, I exaggerated them. If you look at my other drawings, you should see what I am talking about. I will think about your suggestion.

Again, thank you for your critique.

Jean Of MSU

Lovely. You're way ahead of me--I'm just beginning gesture drawing. However, I can see how the model stands solidly on her left foot. The center of gravity is clear and realistic. The most difficult thing here is the foreshortening of her left arm. I'm sorry--I haven't yet learned the tricks to make that look real, so I can't suggest how to improve it. The rest looks great to me.

Tx Williep

Thank you for critique my drawing. The left arm is seen in Severe foreshortening. Foreshortening can give an artist fits. If you could see the original model you would see that the arm is OK. What you would do in case you need to draw something in foreshortening. Draw the shapes you see: the forearm & the upper arm ( or legs). Perspective will be involved. You would then draw the hand(s) or feet. In my case, if the say hand is closer to you, I would distort it (make it larger, including the fingers). Examine some of my other drawings.

Don't forget: Practice makes better. So practice, practice, and then practice some more.

Again, thanks for the critique.


this is incredible, great work with the shape and depth. if you have time, maybe focus on a contrast of light vs dark, maybe by increasing shading(which looks really good btw) or making interest points with highlights.

Tx Williep

Thank you for critiquing my drawing. I try to balance light & dark in my drawings. Many of the photos in Line-of-Action are very, very dark. So much so, you can not see what is happening. I will pass on by and go on the next one. Your suggestion is fine and I will see what I can do.

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