Analysis of Form – Female Bust Part 03

Posted on 2012/03/14 at 00:14 by daarken 8 Comments

This is the third and final installment of the Female Bust painting. In this part Daarken talks about adding in the final details to the painting.

For those that would like the photo ref that was used for this painting, you can find it here.

8 Comments on "Analysis of Form – Female Bust Part 03"

  1. Eludor · 2012/03/14 at 04:29 · Reply

    makes sense in the stomach area with the bumps, makes her look more like an athlete.
    and you’ve overlooked the specularity directly under her left nipple.

    but great series, thanks for sharing your process and uploading :)

  2. evaxe · 2012/03/14 at 08:07 · Reply

    i like that you do your stuff in real time. easier to learn how to do things. its so annoying to find or BUY!!! tutorials on how to do things that are 30-min to a few hours and its compressed to 5-15min video.

  3. Dustin Burdick · 2012/03/15 at 00:12 · Reply

    Listening to you describe what you’re doing is great, and not something you hear artists do very often. You’re art really inspire me. Even you’re still lifes.

    • daarken
      daarken · 2012/03/15 at 01:20 · Reply

      Thank you, I really appreciate it!

  4. Steffen · 2012/03/25 at 06:08 · Reply

    Doing that in real time is something you do exactly right! HEy, it is slower, but that is exactly how it is when you do it yourself. It really lowers the frustration level ;D

  5. Isra · 2012/04/01 at 17:52 · Reply

    Thanks for all the tutorials you keep posting. I already watched some of them but this is the first time I work on the subject while watching it, that’s why I wanted to comment.

    If you’re curious, I posted my bust painting on my blog:

    Btw, you told many times on the video that you keep concentrated on the shapes and don’t think on a human body, but I couldn’t avoid that and at the line drawing phase I drew lines I use to draw for figure hehe

    Thanks again!!

  6. Attom · 2012/09/13 at 04:54 · Reply

    Thank you for the tutorials… I very much enjoy the real time aspect of the material presentation, and love watching another artists process! Can’t wait to watch them all….BRAVO!

  7. Matt P · 2014/02/04 at 16:17 · Reply

    Hi Daarken, thanks for all the great tutorials. I have been a professional graphic designer for the last 10+ years, and will be transitioning to a work-from-home position soon. This will (hopefully) leave time for me to pursue my own artwork. But, being a designer at a small firm, we do not use waacoms. Do you have any suggestions for acquiring one for a “novice”? (ie. Buy used? Purchase low-level version? Or just jump in and get a good one.)
    Thanks again for all the great stuff you put up. It is really rekindling the fire!

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