Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Drawing from Real Life in Drawing the Human Figure
"Thank you Prosenjit, you have a keen eye and are very articulate & eloquent in expressing your viewpoints. I agree with you on your observation regarding the Russian ateliers - at least some of them. The Ilya Repin Art Academy in St. Petersburg…"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Nudes from live models in Drawing the Human Figure
"Yes, it appears so but there are a lot of cultural inhibitions that get in the way. Its been like that for the past 200 years at least. It might've been different before that but the only place where it is possible to get models now seems to be…"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Drawing from Real Life in Drawing the Human Figure
"Thank you Prosenjit! What I'm happy about in this study, is the effect of light and the foreshortening."
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Nudes from live models in Drawing the Human Figure
"Thank you very much, Muralidharan! Happy drawing!"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Drawing from Real Life in Drawing the Human Figure
"Another "Impact Sketch" where I have attempted to emphasise the effect of light and shadow. Also paid attention to perspective and foreshortening."
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Drawing from Real Life in Drawing the Human Figure
"Hey Prosenjit, good question indeed. At the atelier I am in now, emphasis is placed equally on what you see and your knowledge on anatomy. Hours upon hours are given to lectures on different parts of the human body in complete detail. As a matter of…"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Drawing from Real Life in Drawing the Human Figure
"And thanks for your appreciation of my work!"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Drawing from Real Life in Drawing the Human Figure
"Thank you Smitha!"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Nudes from live models in Drawing the Human Figure
"Thank you Nicholas! The instructors at the atelier where I did these pieces were very strong on the underlying structure and anatomy. The tonal values were also stressed upon as being critical not only insofar as the direction of light was concerned…"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma replied to Jay Varma's discussion Drawing from Real Life in Drawing the Human Figure
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Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma commented on Jay Varma's photo
"Thank you Dipti!"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma commented on Jay Varma's photo
"Thank you for your appreciation Sushma! Ya I'll post some more, hopefully soon!"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma commented on Jay Varma's photo
"Thank you Revathy! This took me around a couple of months, working 6 hrs every day"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma commented on Jay Varma's photo
"Thanks Sarath and Balaji! Sarath, what I didn't realise at the time I drew this piece was that however dark you go with a pencil, one can still create these little dots provided one has the Tombow mono eraser. The technique I used was also slightly…"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma commented on Jay Varma's photo
"Thank you Midhun!"
Jul 11, 2019
Jay Varma commented on Jay Varma's photo
"Thanks Sakre"
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