Laura, great work here. You draw well and you render beautifully.
My advice for you for the time being is to spend less time developing the drawings and more time getting more drawings done. The more pieces you do, especially applying the construction techniques that you’re learning in the Russian Academic Drawing program, the more you will gain knowledge on the most important parts of the drawing. So for every beautiful rendered piece like this do several shorter more analytical constructive drawings.
1. Finding more corners. Sometimes your forms appear too evenly rounded or too soft. Try to find the breaks more and try to see the straights as well as the curves and to play those together.
2. Draw through the form more. Imagine the far sides of the form. Wrap your lines around to the unseen backside rather than just ending them on the silhouette.
3. Try to be bit more sensitive to the gesture or the overall movements of the form before you nail them down.
Most importantly, keep studying. Keep doing the courses. Keep drawing and keep sharing your work here.
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