Life Drawing Exercise #3

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Another round of life drawing exercises from the New Masters Academy youtube page. This reference set is life drawing session #32. For this set I wanted to focus on the head.

Unfortunately most of the poses in the set hide the head so I was only able to draw 2 heads. One thing I like about these timed reference poses is that it simulates real life drawing session. Part 1 (above) features 1 & 2 minute poses. Part 2 features 5 & 10 minute poses where I am able to demo some shading techniques using charcoal pencil.

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