A comicbook art blog by upcoming artist Marc F. Huizinga. Join him in his journey to get in the business. He provides you with his findings, experiments as well as tips and tricks for anyone aspiring to increase his/her artistic skill.

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  • 101 Drawing Tips - Taking breaks
    on Aug 14, 2014
    I'll be honest, I haven't been feeling well for a couple of days and right now the flu has caught up to me. Doing work is hard but I still make sure to get a couple hours in here and there.Either way that's not the point of this post. I've just come...
  • Wonder Woman Markers
    on Aug 7, 2014
    Wonder Woman 8x11 piece loosely based on the upcoming movie version. Getting reacquainted with my markers has been a little rough lately but I feel I can pull off things how I want to again. Well that's what you get for not using them for a full y...
  • Week 9 Sketches and more
    on Aug 4, 2014
    These weeks are starting to go fast now ever since I first started my 52-week drawing challenge! Here's some more anatomical studies, cranial mass construction, neck muscles, and warmups.
  • Tomb Raider sketch
    on Jul 29, 2014
    I swear not to use mechanical pencils again, ever. Or at least for the time being. I can't get those things to work for me again, so I go back to my first love, the original pencil! It's crazy how I see myself develop over time, I've got about 4 sk...
  • Week 8 Drawing dynamic arms and musculature
    on Jul 27, 2014
    Another week has gone by and the results are in! I hope the drawings speak for themselves and if these can inspire someone to pick up a pencil then my job's done! I've discovered a way to measure women's bodies and divide them into 3 parts. Above ar...
  • Week 7 Drawing hands and arms
    on Jul 16, 2014
    And just as promised here's the batch of drawings done last week. By now I should be completely back on track, meaning that this sunday you will see this week's result! Prior to these sketches I did two pages of gestures that I may have been building...
  • Week 6 Drawing dynamic form and hands
    on Jul 15, 2014
    Last week I was extremely busy so I wasn't able to upload the results of that week. Rest assured though as I have two weeks of work ready for showing! Tomorrow I will make another post with more recent work done last week. I also will make sunday my...
  • Week 5 - Figure drawing
    on Jun 30, 2014
    The 5th week has come to an end. In this week I go into bodies, their construction, gestures and general anatomy. I've been using the book figure drawing by Andrew Loomis. The two pieces above showcase the proportions of a man and woman. 8 heads for...
  • Week 4 - Wrapping up the heads
    on Jun 20, 2014
    I've been a little busy this week so this post is a little later this week. But don't worry next monday you can expect the next post.  I'm diving head first into the world of figure drawing. This was the final week where I focus on head and faci...
  • Week 3 - Adam Hughes studies
    on Jun 12, 2014
    And here I present the results of week 3. I've done several Adam Hughes studies as well. I learn so much from doing these. What are your favorite artists, who do you look up to?Week 4 will be about heads as well and will be the final week of focusing...
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