Painting over figure drawings. These two are another painted over of my previous my life drawing and sketches. The sketches are ten minutes poses from the session and the painted over takes about couple hours each. When I draw at the session, I was trying to capture simple light and shadow within the limited amount of time. It is difficult to get it accurately but in the way it has advantages. Because you have the time limited that you are able to draw, you will have to force yourself to think quick and make it as simple as possible. So I think you get right into the essence of just light and shadow. It makes the sketch a lot less complicate and simplicity is for the most part great for painting. You get right down to just shape and value right away.
Also find step by step of similar study in Speed painting figure study back and for in dept tutorial with anatomy detail and female’s figure drawing proportion sheet go to female figure study woman body. You can pick more tutorials from thumbnail images up on the top of the blog or look on the right column of the blog for more basic drawing tutorials.
Below are the original drawing before I paint them.