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fear

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24" x 24" charcole, white and black charcole pencils, and watercolor on pastel paper

this piece is a tribute to Burne Hogarth and his dynamic style of drawing. our assignment was to depict fear. my original idea was to do something along the lines of claustrophobia, but i ditched that more literal concept in favor of a more conceptual one. this is what i ended up with.
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Friotler7's avatar
 He seems much more sad or tired than afraid. Maybe a more tight hand over the head the face and the man's eye looking down in a obtuse angle with wide eyes could aggregate some of this fear you aimed. It is, by the way, a very good technique you have.
ariya-sacca's avatar
Such beautiful lines!
userinsertnamehere's avatar
Oh I instantly recognized this pose. I love Burne Hogarth's work, I have most of his books. Anyhow this is a gorgeous picture. I especially love the background really helps bring out the mood.
kewwa's avatar
This is so awesome that it takes 2 comments to express just how awesome it is.
kewwa's avatar
This is awesome. But it looks more like sadness than fear to me. And when i say this is awesome i mean this is like the most awesome piece of art I've seen. Maybe the background could be more blurry but its fucking awesome never the less.
ClayAngelArtistry's avatar
Beautiful :) nuff siad
I love how strenght and muscles opposites his posture.
xOxSheWrote's avatar
this is amazing!
PurpleMushroomx3's avatar
I really love this~ it's extremely powerful, and well illustrated, at that. Great job, love. :)
Charongess's avatar
Ha ha I knew this was Hogarth inspired when I saw it. I absolutely love how you added your own style by giving it a gritty texture. I actually kind of like this more then some of Hogarth's work because of that. Keep up the good work.
Wafflosa's avatar
It's really fascinating. Nice work
Beautiful piece, just beautiful
Darkchildh's avatar
hey iv seen this b4. its in a book called Dynamic figure drawing. did u copy this? cuz its all copyrighted stuff man. n if u get busted ull end up in trouble. any way nice
warisbeautiful's avatar
EXCELLENT.... absolutely brilliant... brilliant texture, shading, emotion... a masterpiece... :jawdrop:
livelifelovehgdm's avatar
this is soooooo sweet. I love it!
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Luyox's avatar
very nice, burne hogarth is meh favorite artist ^^
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AkirA6001's avatar
cool =D ....
well done ^^
PunxAngel's avatar
Wow! This is sooo kool! I love all of the muscles and lumps in his arms and legs, the poor fellow looks sad! :P
DoktorBock's avatar
So powerful, you sir are an amazing artist
UltiMaL's avatar
I will forver Love this picture <3333
mezzzmorized's avatar
Beautiful piece! and gallery! :D
chickendog's avatar
I immediately recognized this (Burne Horgarth)....I did one of his drawings. But yours is cooler.
I really love the watercolor.... :thumbsup:
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