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Study: The Torso / Trunk 5 by Shockowaffel Study: The Torso / Trunk 5 by Shockowaffel
The hip bones are difficult to grasp.
They have a really complex form and the drawings out there vary every time. I found a couch or something like that, which quite resembles the form we need.
In some darwings tutorials I've read to first draw the hip as a tilted box,...well, it kind of works.

On the side of the hips we have just a few muscles.
Gluteus Medius (between the upper edge of the hip and the leg bone)
a smaller muscle on the right side of the medius, which follows the same direction and
Gluteus Maximus (your sitting flesh, from the scrotum to the leg bone).

notes:
- The hip bone is like a cut in the body. There's no muscle stretching over it. they just start from it to the upper torso or to the legs.
- The lower end of the Gluteus Maximus is not on the same heigt as the lower end of the hip bone. The Maximus is lower.
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WhIppIng-b0y Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013
Very nice study. I never get how these are done.
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iTheShirt Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey thanks. I need to study how the skin wraps around the hips on a male. This helps a great deal.
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anhero23 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012
Have you done a Study: The Hand?
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Shockowaffel Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
Not yet ;)
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anhero23 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012
That would be one that would actually be applicable to my interests. The hand has always been my kryptonite. If you can pull it off, then you will have my respect... even though you already have my respect.
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Shockowaffel Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Professional General Artist
Actually, the hands anatomy isnt that hard.
What's so tricky is the way it can move and deform and you still have to hit the proportions right.
At least that's my problem when it comes to hands.
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anhero23 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
Hah, lolz. You are at the point where your problem with drawing hands is perfecting them. I am at the point of trying to draw something that actually looks like a hand.
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