HUMAN BODY ARTWORK

Human Body Artwork



People that lose one of their senses, were born missing one of them, or suffer mental instability call my attention as an artist. I investigate their lives using true video documentaries, photos, articles, etc. The initial information I gather helps me feel empathy for their conditions and for the artwork's creation. I made up this piece with deep respect for these persons. In this work, I used a mixed technique: oil and digital painting. I scanned a previous oil portrait artwork several days ago, and I accomplished the character's body.
The Deaf Man 9
Digital Painting and oil on paper
2021
I pictured the character of this work with great dynamism and in an emotional state.
Woman in Green 3
Digital Painting
2021
Collection: “Human Body”
As a creator, I’m interested in abnormality, deformity and its effects in human life. The persons that lose one of their five senses or were born missing one of them call my interest. I explore and investigate their lives. This initial information helps me develop my work. I created this piece with deep respect and empathy for these persons.
The Deaf Man 7
Digital painting and acrylic on paper
2021
In this particular artwork I want to emphasize the use of digital painting and its incredible resources. I invite you to watch the artwork's procedures at my YOUTUBE video channel: VERONICA HUACUJA - Veronica Fine Art. Hope you enjoy this artwork.
Body Study 82
Digital Painting
2020
As in the myths, this painting shows a bicephalous in a strange dialogue. Suddenly, one of the creatures is aware of the observer who watches the scene. In return, the personage’s gaze intends to wrap up the observer such as some characters do in “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp” done by the grand master, Rembrandt (1606-1669).
Bodies Study 10
Acrylic on paper
55.6 x 74.9 x 0.1 cm
2017
Collection:”Human Body”
Just after admiring Eadweard Muybridge’s (1830-1904) body of art, I tried to picture the character of this work with great dynamism and in an emotional state. So, that being said, the character’s motivations is something I leave to the observer to interpret.
Woman in Brown Study 6
Digital Painting
2021
Collection: “Human Body”
In this portrait I looked forward to create the gaze of the male nudes to provoke an emotional response in the observer. This to include him/her in their tragic condition.  I took this portraiture's principle of art from Rembrandt's "Syndics of the Drapers' Guild"*, where the characters stare at the observer and that action makes the latter participate in what's happening in the masterpiece.
Bodies Study 63
Acrylic on canvas
120 x 80 x 2.0 cm
 2019
In this portrait I looked forward to create the gaze of the male nudes to provoke an emotional response in the observer. This to include him/her in their tragic condition.  I took this principle of art from Rembrandt's "Syndics of the Drapers' Guild"*, where the characters stare at the observer and that action makes the latter participate in what's happening in the piece.
Bodies Study 75
Oil, acrylic on canvas
120 x 80 x 1.5 cm
 2020
In this painting, I looked forward to create the gaze of a nude male posing in a disturbing position, staring at the observer and by that action making the latter participate in what’s happening in the piece. I took this portrait’s principle of art from: 1) Ingmar Bergman’s film, “The Hour of the Wolf” (1968), where strange characters crawl the ceiling and walls of a dark room. 2) Rembrandt’s “Syndics of the Drapers’ Guild” (1662).
Body Study 12
Acrylic on paper
61 x 74 x 0.1 cm
 2003
Collection:”Human Body”
The artwork is a rushy acrylic painting with dramatic dark strokes. One of the things I try to portray is the dynamism of the figure. I title many of my works with abstract names without attending to the drama they show. This is an influence I have from the great 20th century painter, Francis Bacon.
Body Study 67
Acrylic on paper
34.5 x 46 x 0.1 cm
 2019
One thing that calls my attention as a visual artist is the oeuvre of other artists. This time the work of the British photographer, John Coplans (1920-2003) amazed me. This work is base on his photo “Self Portrait: Torso With Large Upper Arm II", 1985.
Body Study 62
Crayon & oil on paper
18.5 x 21 x 0.1 cm
2019
Human Body Artwork
Body Study 14
Oil on canvas
120 x 100 cm
2017
Title: Bodies Study 11 Media: Acrylic on paper Dimensions: 70 x 100 x 0.1 cm Year: 2017
Bodies Study 11
Acrylic on paper
70 x 100 x 0.1 cm
2017
Body Study 12 Acrylic on paper 61 x 74 x 0.1 cm 2003
Body Study 7
Oil on paper
30 x 23 x 0.1 cm
 2017

 

I attend workshops where I practice the human body with a physical model. Days after, I rehearse those exercises by heart. This activity is a warm up training, where I try to remember the original model exaggerating its gestures. I practice this previous activity using the digital or traditional techniques, such as acrylic on paper. This artwork is one result of these activities.
Body Study 68
Acrylic on paper
46 x 33.2 x 0.1 cm
 2019
These paintings operate in a diptych, which means they flow together to form a single unified scene with a narrative that bonds them. They search to have a strong sense of visual coherence.
Two Studies for a Portrait 5
Oil on paper
22.8 x 30.3 x 0.1 cm each piece
 2017
As a creator, I’m interested in abnormality and its effects in human life. To make up this artwork, I made a research of people that live conjoined lives. I created the piece with deep respect and empathy towards these persons.
The Bond. Study of a Portrait
Acrylic on canvas
120 x 80 x 2.0 cm
 2021
Title: Female Body Study 10 Media: Oil & crayon on paper Year: 2003 Dimensions: 90 x 60 cms veronica.mx @HuacujaVeronica
Female Body Study 1
Oil & crayon on paper
90 x 60 x 0.1 cm
2003

Human Body Artwork
Bodies Study 19
Oil, acrylic on canvas
120 x 70 x 0.1 cm
2018
I created this artwork after studying the body of art of the English-American photographer, Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), who analyzed bodies (animals and humans) in motion.
Deformed Body in Movement 12
Digital Painting
2017
Some of my artistic interests are dramatic scenes related to people being interviewed.  I based this work on the fearsome illness known as schizophrenia. I captured various video stills from a true documentary where a doctor performs a collective interview to three patients.
The Interview 5
Acrylic on paper
95 x 68 x 0.1 cm
 2019
Title: Study Head 4 Media: Oil and ink on paper Size: 24 x 32 x 0.1 cm  Year: 2018
Title: Body Study 8
Acrylic on paper
100 x 70 x 0.1 cm
2003
Human Body Artwork
Body Study 9
Acrylic on paper
100 x 70 x 0.1 cm
2003

Title: "Woman's Body 25" Artist: Veronica Huacuja Medium: Digital Art Year: 2018
Woman’s Body 25
Digital Art
2018
As an artist, I have always been interested in abnormality and its effects on human life. I based this work on a series of public photographs of human fetuses within a jar. They stroke my attention because of its composition, colors, dramatic poses and their strange beauty.
Baby in Yellow 3
Digital Painting
2020 
Body Study 64
Acrylic on paper
67.8 x 47.7 x 0.1 cm
2003
One important thing to achieve in drawing or painting the human body is the dynamism that the figure must have, no matter if it is at rest or in movement.
Body Study 65
Crayon & oil on paper
20.8 x 21 x 0.1 cm
2019
I attend to workshops where physical models pose to the participants, but during this Covid period, I haven’t had the chance to do so. So, what I do, among other activities, is remembering these past exercises, and draw/paint them by heart. In most of them I try to achieve the gesture. I invite you to watch a 1 min video where you can appreciate the process of the artwork at https://www.patreon.com/posts/45864748
Gesture 6
Digital Painting
2021
 

Creating Human Body Artwork

Thank you for visiting this Human Body Artwork Gallery. You're welcome!

I hope you enjoy this human artwork gallery where you'll find diverse paintings in different modalities: traditional (oil, acrylic on canvas or paper) and digital techniques. As I said in other occasions, because I’m an creator with interests in figurative art, one thing that calls my attention is the man (referring to the human species) and its precarious conditions (temporality, decay, illness...). So because of these reasons, the man is the central topic of my work.

Art Initial Resources

That said, as an artist-in every artwork–, I use all the resources I have in hand. This means that I indistinctly adopt the following resources: human models, digital photography, chronophotos (video stills), digital images, radiology image archives, clay and also digital sculptures (done in Blender). The aforementioned means that almost any media can be an initial resource for my work.

Main Art Topics 

Therefore, the main art topics that I approach is the body structure and, sometimes I introduce the facial features. I explore the diverse ways to solve the  artwork: front, three-quarter views, profile, in movement and in repose, etc.

Art Modalities

As I aforementioned, the modalities I explore are traditional techniques and digital painting (with a digital tablet, Photoshop, 3D sculpture in Blender, etc.). 

The Art Process and Art Coaching

Finally, I invite you to find my artwork descriptions at patreon.com/veronicahuacuja where I explain its process, such as the learning goals, the material that I used to make up the work, my previous thoughts, technical tips, and more. 

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