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Master study Venus and Adonis :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 0 0
Man's face sketch :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 1 0 Thor, fan art :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 2 0 Francois boucher study :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 1 0 Armours :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 0 0 Gladiator helmet :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 1 0 Armmor study :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 2 0 Lobo sketch :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 1 0 Portrait :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 0 0 Hand studies :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 0 0 Warrior on the sky :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 3 0 Mech items :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 0 0 Tactics Ogre , fan art sketch2 :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 1 0 Tactics Ogre , fan art sketch :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 5 2 Ogre :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 0 0 Pirate :iconleosartorelli:leosartorelli 0 0


Are you a cheat or the real deal?
Let’s talk a bit about using references and other media for your (digital) paintings. Everyone has a right to their own opinion, however there are some assumptions that people make that we are better off clearing up.
Often during my Twitch streams people ask me:
:bulletblue: ‘I want to paint characters from imagination, how do I do it without copying from a reference?’
You have to train yourself with reference before you get the information memorized in your brain. That's why we do anatomy studies with live models, 3D models, photos of naked people etc. When doing these studies you must try and understand the thing you are studying and not just blindly copy what you see. If you understand how the body moves, what muscles are used, proportions, curves etc, you will have a much easier time sketching out the human figure without reference. But even then, depending on the purpose of your work, you do well with checking your sketch for mistakes
:iconsuzanne-helmigh:Suzanne-Helmigh 234 53
motorcycle (2-5-13) :iconzakforeman:zakforeman 160 16 Valkyrie lv4 :iconfangogogo:fangogogo 1,065 13 Shattered RPG - Playable Characters :iconeyardt:Eyardt 254 8 Chaos male armor :icondeakath:Deakath 183 47 I Want My Muscle Back :iconn-o-n-a-m-e:n-o-n-a-m-e 74 14 Japan commission for Neko80 :iconyuuza:Yuuza 3,164 249 Roller Derby movie poster :iconloopydave:Loopydave 3,474 518 Rough sketch - Female Reaper :iconengkit:engkit 257 1 Promenade after the rain :iconnicksman24:Nicksman24 2,391 412 Sketchbook Figure Studies 5 :iconbambs79:Bambs79 538 16 Emma Frost :iconartgerm:Artgerm 15,712 943 Spawn-ish :iconmarcbrunet:MarcBrunet 5,464 350 Thorin Oakenshield of new year :iconevankart:evankart 369 39 Garrosh Hellscream sketch :iconabe70280:abe70280 210 62 My Brushes :iconhoustonsharp:HoustonSharp 9,816 487





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Orphydian Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I like you armour and helemts studies. AI want to feature them in my foup

you should also join. Do you think youll be doing more?
HydraEvil Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch!
I wish you the best of everything!

Llama Emoji-23 (Shyness) [V1]
abe70280 Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the fav
leosartorelli Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014
You welcome i really appreciate your techniques with ink....nice drawings :)
zomby138 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
Hey thanks for the watch :)
leosartorelli Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
ok no problem you are a nice artist congrats
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