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Gestures #3

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Just realised I never posted the finished version of this. #3 in a series of experiments I did during an anatomy workshop at school. Randomly in the middle of the gesture drawing sessions, when we were doing 1 minute poses, I would open a page in my moleskine, draw 3 gestures in a row from the model on the page trying not to think about the placement or anything. I did this to four different pages then went back and worked into them, rendering the figures from imagination/memory. The idea was to come up with a composition that I would never have thought of on my own, seeing as I didn't decide the model, the poses, the order of the poses or any of the many variables that dictated the main shapes on the page. It was pretty addictive to do!
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snoozecatHobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd love to just be able to pick up a pencil and sketchbook and do gesture drawings with such ease. Maybe one day? If you don't mind me asking, what pencil do you use?
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byron7Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely
safiMoro's avatar
Beautiful work

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JDCTK88Hobbyist General Artist
nice sketch!
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HaematinonProfessional Digital Artist
You can't escape from your art-style, no matter how hard you try, even in randomness there is your pattern...at least so it seems! my compliments for your work!
untuox's avatar
Great study of anatomy in different gestures.
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Virus-TormentorHobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work! :D
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AngelicRoyaltyProfessional Traditional Artist
I really enjoy your markmaking that you put into these sketches. Sometimes I feel like I'm looking into a cosmos of space. :)
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prinzlirHobbyist Digital Artist
I love how you give that oily marble effect to your drawings. It reminds me of the swirling surface of bubbles. 
Yohan-2014's avatar
das lovely
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ancientsatoriProfessional Traditional Artist
Gorgeous!.. What a great idea!
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ClamdiggyHobbyist Traditional Artist
This looks like fun...now I want to try :w00t:
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