by Akikoma, January 22nd 2021 © 2021 Akikoma

Done as part of a 30 minute class.

My current goal is: I don't know! I am an absolute beginner; I'm here to study the basics of rendering


Hello there, my immediate thoughts are that your figures capture the mood of the figures very well. They have character and sass.

In terms of proportion, the legs tend to be shorted, with more time and attention given to the upper body. See if you can move on and place the legs too.

Some lines are uncertain and it might help to stop just to observe. It seems counterintuitive to slow down when you only have a minute, but I think about it as quality over quantity. I'd rather have one line that's on point than go over the same spot multiple times placing and replacing where this person is. I think that would help train your observation skills. Take 5 seconds, match a line to the model that's challenging you by angle and position and relativity to the rest of the body as best as you can.

This is my first critique. I hope it was helpful and encouraging!

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Hello Imafictura

Thank you very much.
Your critique was very helpful.

I think I've been spending too much time on my upper body and neglecting to check the length and shape of my legs. Your critique helped me to realize that.

You are also right about drawing a lot of lines. I will practice to observe as well as possible and find a single line.

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