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Illustration for dismissal of a football player by Almayer
Illustration for dismissal of a football player
My latest work for my former studio.

Last week Buenavista commissioned me to do an illustration of a soccer player from a team of my city and I had to do it in two days. This player goes to another team after seven years in the club. His now former team won the Europe League this year, and he, who was the captain, lifted the Champions Cup and took some pictures with his children on the field after the game. This illustration is based on one of those photos.

I hope you like it.
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Very busy this week creating an entire series of t-shirts about WWI for Ducbelli.com. I can't wait to see them on sale!
Reached!! Thanks!!

Not ready to upload my 20,000 visits 'celebration' painting. Pageviews were faster than expected! But at least I'll say that the work is MOTU (Masters of the Universe) related.
Finishing the Araucaria trees, and drawing something special for the moment I reach 20,000 pageviews (very soon!)
View of Firenze 2 by Almayer
View of Firenze 2
While I'm doing the Araucaria Tree's paintings for the museum, I'm sharing this watercolor I made in Firenze 11 years ago. I was putting in place some stuff and it appeared inside a box of painting materials.

Hope you like it.
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Reaching 20,000 pageviews very soon. Thanks!
Probably no more anatomy drawings in the next two weeks. I'll be very busy with two paintings for a museum on Carboniferous era Araucaria trees (strange subject!).
Some more leg anatomy by Almayer
Some more leg anatomy
Another study of the leg. This time I've added more female legs to compare with male ones. There are lots of landmarks in the male body compared to female's. More roundness everywhere, very beautiful shapes. The four studies in the right side are female legs of different level of sport development.

Names and comments in english this time.

Tried (while drawing) to have in mind something that I read in a book of Robert Beverly Hale years ago: Mostly every line in the contour of a figure drawing is convex. Even if it looks concave.

Old masters drawings are very illustrative on that.
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More leg and knee anatomy by Almayer
More leg and knee anatomy
More studies done today.

This time I've added two female legs to see the difference with male legs clearly. That "V" shape in the vastus lateralis is something that confuses me a lot as the leg it's not depicted in these positions in the books I have. What the **** is that V? Is part of the tensor of the fascia lata or is it the shape of the vastus lateralis? I'll keep studying pictures!

Hope you like them.

**edit: The "V" is part of the shape of the vastus lateralis. The iliotibial band goes over that part of the quadriceps but is not visible most of the time, except when you're standing and the balance is displaced to one leg, then the band clearly draws a vertical line in the side of the thigh. I finally get to know it by looking to several bodybuilder leg pictures!
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David Cabeza
Artist | Professional | Varied
Spain
I'm drawing since childhood, so after I finished high school I studied Fine Arts in Seville, my hometown. I majored in painting. I've been working as a graphic and web designer, illustrator and cartoonist for a small local company. nNow I'm a freelance. Very fond of manga, I love the electric guitar, the gym and jogging. And Star Wars!

Here you'll find mainly old works from my time at university, and new paintings and drawings made on traditional or digital media.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/artedavidcabe…
Tsu: www.tsu.co/Almayer
Tumblr: www.tumblr.com/blog/almayerdc
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As I told before, I was studying some anatomy from Vilppu's books and vídeos and I'm already ending. Refreshed a lot my knowledge and learned a lot more. Hope it'll help drawing figures from now on!

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Queen-Kitty Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015   Photographer
Thank you very much for the watch! I hope you enjoy seeing my new work!
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bodyworkx Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional Photographer
Hi David, thanks for watching!
You are a very talented artist.
Grtz.
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Almayer Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Professional General Artist
You're welcome! Like very much your work.
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Talybean Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome to :iconteen-gohan-fans:! :D
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Orphydian Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist

Hey

 

I would love to feature some of your work in my freshly opened group. Its specialised on high detailed military illustrations and it will host only the finest deviations and will gather some of the most talented artists.

arsmilitaria.deviantart.com/

I sent the requests. You have to confirm them.

You are also warmly invited to join.


Do you think you can upload the versions focused on singles soldiers of these:

almayer.deviantart.com/art/Ala…
almayer.deviantart.com/art/Ala…

If you happen to do others or other historical art pls. submit it to my group.

Thanks!


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afwfan-2 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Unreal mate. Just bloody unreal and awesome.

Your talent is phenomenal.

And I don't just mean whatever innate gift you have. I'd guess there has also been a lot of practice..

Whatever the balance, the result is incredible and your work is outstanding.

Please keep it up and good luck with everything you do now and in future.

No excuse me while I go away to feel inadequate after looking at your gallery.  ;)
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Almayer Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much for your kind words. It's been a lot of practice but I'll be sincere: I'm very lazy. I mean that I should have been doing a lot more practice instead of wasting so much time all my life. I'm conscious I have had good abilities since child but my evolution is poor because of that lazyness. It is my shame. I don't have the will needed to be a great illustrator. I'll keep working and maybe someday I'll be whorty of your words.
So, about your work I encourage you to continue working with strong passion if you really love art and believe in what you do. Your gallery is not inadequate ;)
Thanks again!
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KymbosArt Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Love Love Love !!! Your page, awesome inspiration, i have just started with Manga Studio with the Inking,
and i think iam getting the hang of it, would you, or do you, colour with Mana Studio or with Photoshop ??
Iam thinking of trying to go with MS to keep it all simple etc 
Enjoyed finding your page ! Cheers ! Kymbo
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Almayer Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
I use Corel Painter or Photoshop for colour. I have not tried MS for coloring. It would keep it simple, but I think PS or Corel Painter are still better than MS for the coloring process (think that PS is the standard in comic book coloring). But with inks… it's really fantastic!

Thank you for visiting my page and for the faves too!
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KymbosArt Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I will have a look at Corel Painter, thank you for the reply ! Cheers
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