I see the same problem here, I didn't indicate the model's surroundings, so the pose feels a little awkward. However, I still like it. Now, I usually just block in whatever the model is leaning on.
There was a time when a seated pose was a mystery to me. I can't say that I've mastered it, but at least I don't get a panic attack whenever I hear "let's do a seated pose" xD
Whenever the pose is too short, I just concentrate on one part of the body and sort of just indicate the rest. There's really no need to beat oneself over being unable to do the whole figure in a few minutes. Same goes for an unflattering pose, don't try to challenge yourself to make it … Continue reading Standing and sitting figure, charcoal drawing
Whenever I start drawing, it takes me a few minutes to get into it. At first, those short 1-minute poses look like a bunch of lines that barely resemble a figure, but with each pose they take on more shape. Sometimes, it's those initial lines that I like best about the whole figure.
The reason I don't really like strict prompts for challenges is because sometimes you just don't feel the topic. At times like this I just default to doodle sketches like this figure. The topic was "build," and it took me a while to come up with an idea. When I did, I really had no … Continue reading 0.14 Figure & Build
At first, I thought that Patreon would be a great place for this type of doodles. However, I realized that their new rules forbid any type of nudity in free posts. I find this strange for an art community as majority of artists start with nude figure since clothes are even harder to draw. And … Continue reading .004 The Bend