Torso Study Saturday, June 19, 2010

Another shot at trying to understand anatomy. This drawing was derived from Bouguereau's painting, Nymph's and Satyr (1873).

Reference and very useful information helping me with this drawing from this article, Bouguereau's working methods By Graydon Parish

Figure Study - 2hrs Sunday, June 13, 2010

Really focusing on trying to get anatomy and Proportions right.
Finding and emphasizing those muscles in the back and also had a go at creating a relation between the forms on the inside and how they effect the contours on the outside.

Hands Study - 1week

These paintings are derived from William Bouguereau's (aka WillyB's) painting, Homer and his guide (1874). I really admire his use of contour lines and careful observation regarding anatomy and subtle sub forms.