Bitter cold wind has kept us inside and the moose "tweaking" continues in the studio. Anatomy and proportion, clarity of contour and silhouette, meaningful and understood shape is my goal. I try to determine if this will be a working sketch or will I complete and cast it. I want to retain the freshness and simplicity of the initial idea.
Although the leg length is correct "by the book" and calipers, I'll consider exaggerating the length. A piece of aluminum foil makes me see antler shape and silhouette.
I'm in pursuit of the essence of the animal.
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