Category Archives: Anatomy

Week 9 Studies

May 19th – 25th It’s Anatomy Turnaround Sheet time! What’s the Anatomy Turnaround Sheet, you ask? Each month I test my human anatomy knowledge by completing a male and female Anatomy Turnaround Sheet entirely from memory. From these sheets I can determine gaps in my understanding by observing the areas I struggled to draw and anatomical inaccuracies. This is the second […]

Week 8 Studies

May 12th – 18th More torso studies this week, continuing with Loomis’ Figure Drawing For All It’s Worth and adding some Vanderpoel The Human Figure to the mix: Then I jumped into drawing bean torsos, after watching Stan Prokopenko’s video tutorial How to Simplify the Motion of the Torso – The Bean, which can be viewed here: Overall I’m happy […]

Week 7 Studies

May 5th – 11th This week I focused on torso studies, working from the male & female ideal proportion illustrations in Loomis’ Figure Drawing For All It’s Worth (p26-27): I’m taking the repetition approach to learning here, drawing the torso over and over with and without the proportion guidelines, to test and build my understanding. […]

Week 6 Studies

April 28th – May 4th After feeling unsatisfied with a lack of art study, I made it my goal over the weekend to assess my schedule and achieve a better balance between tasks. The result was a revised weekly schedule and a couple of changes to implement: Monday mornings are now set aside for blog […]

Week 2 & 3 Studies

March 31st – April 13th What a busy fortnight it has been! Between travels in Adelaide and attending the ACMI DreamWorks Exhibition live talks and industry masterclass, I haven’t had as much time to study as I would have liked. Not necessarily a bad thing though as I got to see and experience so many […]

Week 1 Studies

March 24th – 30th Well, Week 1 of my journey is over, so it’s time to share some studies! This week I concentrated on the Human Head, completing a mix of studies from life, photos in magazines and Drawing the Head & Hands by Andrew Loomis. I also practiced drawing figures (I believe it’s best to […]