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Palex
04-21-2012, 10:23 AM
In an attempt to memorize anatomy, I'm attempting to put a musculature system on this simplified skeleton. Hopefully this keeps me motivated to finish.

Tips or suggestions are welcome.

Palex
04-21-2012, 04:10 PM
Gah, I'm running into problems. I may have to start over with a real skeleton.

Achilles
04-21-2012, 06:16 PM
i like it very much ,hahhahhah;)

Palex
04-23-2012, 07:41 AM
Thanks, Achilles.

What I'm doing now is taking photos and attempting to determine their underlying anatomy.

This is what I got for Obama so far. I started in Illustrator, but I'm using Artrage for details.

Palex
04-23-2012, 12:06 PM
Update to my bizarre project.

Caesar
04-23-2012, 08:24 PM
You're doing the opposite work than Leonardo did ...:D Terrific commitment!

shadowslake
04-24-2012, 03:46 AM
You guys are years ahead of me. WOW. Nice work guys.

Palex
04-24-2012, 04:13 AM
Nah, I'm not years ahead of anyone. I only started studying anatomy like this a couple days ago, and according to Loomis, the anatomy of the head can be mastered in three nights of study.

I highly recommend reading Andrew Loomis' books (starting with the Head/Hands book), because he doesn't just tell you how to do it, he provides encouragement (which I think is more valuable than his lessons)

Also, I recommend downloading DAZ3D (while it's still free) from here: http://www.daz3d.com/

They provide free models with accurate muscle structure. Great for referencing.

Astrila
04-30-2012, 06:19 AM
Really great idea. Thanks for the link to the software too. I'm going to try it.