30-Second More Spontaneous Animal Scribble Warm-Up

by Polyvios Animations, May 26th 2021 © 2021 Polyvios Animations

Done as part of a practice session with poses of 30 seconds in length.

My current goal is: Work on my signature drawing style of sketching animal forces, gestures, and acting, most quickly. (advanced)

Here is yet another animal scribble to get my hands sketching out spontaneously. So, what do you think??

Aunt Herbert

I am having a hard time understanding your project. Is every line/pair of lines in those small boxes representing an animal? Or the forces of an animal?

Why is spontaneity so immensely important to your work?

The classical way to represent animals in a 2-D draft would be to find outlines that most people could identify as the depicted animal. You seem to sacrifice all access to recognition for maximizing the force of your pen hitting the paper, to the point where you start shredding the pages. Are you planning to cycle around, towards recognizable forms again at some time?

What is about control? There is a saying, that power without control amounts to nothing, but in your daily studies you seem to aim at treating control like a hostile outside force, that you try to get away from at all costs, for the sake of an ideal of absolute spontaneity.

You are giving a lot of critiques on drawings of other people, who generally try to follow one method or another, and occassionally I have even seen you recommending following a method. If you left your ideal of absolute spontaneity of lines for a while, and tried training in one of those methods, wouldn't that ultimately broaden your range of expressions, allowing your spontaneity a broader range of expressions to chose from?

Polyvios Animations

To put it briefly, I'm really getting into the spontaneity, after doing a lot of stiffer studies in the past. See?

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