UPDATE: Holy cow! I can't believe the response I've gotten for this piece, and I wanted to let you all know how appreciative I am. I am very honored for my first DD and proud that it came from a piece that took so much work to create! Thank you everyone!
Update 02-14-2011: Thank you to everyone for the support! At the VISCOM show this piece took 1st place in the figure category!
FINALLY Finished this massive drawing!
Will post a better picture after Feb. 4th. 2011
"He Who Is Man"
27" x 40"
This was a lot of work and fun! It demonstrates my current understanding and knowledge of the human form from observation.
Models from class for gestures
for changing the idea from humans creating a creature to a giant human form.
Goya, "The Colossus"[link]
(now believed to be painted by an apprentice of Goya)
Mentor - gave me technique advice "make sure it doesn't lose the gestalt, don't get too caught up in the details, etc."
without their input this wouldn't be the picture it is today!