by Akikoma, January 29th 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

Nice to meet you. I'm participating from Japan. I would be very happy if you could give me a critique. I'm not very good at English, so I'm using translation software to write this text.

I may not be able to write a good reply, but if you give me a critique, I would like to refer to it.

Polyvios Animations

Hi there, akikoma, you've done a greater job on your hand and foot gestures. And most of all, I love how your figure gestures are going along. Keep 'em going.

Again, if I was to provide a critique on your pose, is that the figure, hands, and feet, still feel less and less of the rigidity, or stiffness-if you will. Why don't you please loosen yourself up with 18"x24" newsprint and a soft pencil? This time with 97 minutes of 30 second figure poses first, and then 97 more minutes of 30 second hands and feet?? Why?????? Becasue, it can, shall, and will help make your poses the least stiffer, and the most dynamic, energetic, vital, and fluid, and to be definitely positive on making some really crummy drawings, in the end of the day, it's all part of the process.

Cheers to you, and I hope you'll find this completely and absolutely polite and helpful.


Thank you for your kind critique.

Your advice is to start with a 30 second drawing of a full body pose and continue for 97 minutes?

Should I then continue with 30 seconds of hand drawing for 97 minutes?

I couldn't understand in well with the translation software, so I would appreciate it if you could tell me.

I'm going to try this practice next time.

Thank you very much.

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