by Salmon7695, April 3rd 2022 © 2022 Salmon7695

Done as part of a practice session with poses of 2 minutes in length.

My current goal is: Reduce stiffness and make my drawings feel more dynamic, energetic, fluid

Silly Me

The best advice I can think of right now is "Don't be afraid of the dark. It's common for beginners to be shy with their pencil. You're certainly using something like F or HB pencil and not applying enough pressure. It might help to use darker pencils like 4B or even a different medium like a good black brush pen. You won't like the results at first be you'll learn more. In addition to that you'll learn to not focus on details and to really understand pose, proportion etc.

Polyvios Animations

Good morning, afternoon, evening, or whatever, Salmon7695, and welcome back to LOA. How do you do? Greater use of expression and motion of the drawn lines, in your poses. Keep up the greater works.

I don't have too much of a constructive critique, other than the forces don't seem a bit more stronger enough. Would you please free up your arm with 45 minutes of 1 minute drawings in quick sketch form? (45 quick sketches) Your figures will become less detailed and you should be able to focus more in the animation and acting in the pose. I really don't need to see too much of the details and forms, and all of the forces pushed even further, if you know what I mean.

You keep pushing it and pushing, and then, until it's too much.

Eric Larson, Disney's Nine Old Men.


The video.

Hope this inspirational FAQ video helps you out.

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