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Hayley Hickel

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on: November 15, 2011, 05:25:00 PM

This is one of my latest drawings and i tried to use a little colour... Any advise or tips are welcome...

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Reply #1 on: November 15, 2011, 05:40:11 PM
Wow! a brilliant job Haley!  :clap:
''Don't spend life going forward in reverse, just glimpse the rear view mirror now and again then, focus on what lays ahead''.
(Tony. ASM 3rd July 2013)


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Reply #2 on: November 15, 2011, 06:10:01 PM
 :clap: Hayley, your drawing is wonderful!
« Last Edit: November 15, 2011, 10:30:42 PM by C.Bodine »


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Reply #3 on: November 15, 2011, 06:17:39 PM
Beautiful Haley  :congrats:

How long did this take you? how long have you been drawing?

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Reply #4 on: November 15, 2011, 06:43:52 PM
I really love your drawing.  You managed to get in all the details the color placement kind of frames the horse.  Looks very nice.

Hayley Hickel

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Reply #5 on: November 15, 2011, 07:43:15 PM
Thanks everyone..... Well i have only done a handfull of drawings.... All self taught......when i get a chance...
This one took me about 6 hours or so... i like to put in lots of detail so takes for ever......
First time i used colour pencils ever....was weird coz they dont really blend to well with the pencil... only worked where there was blank paper... but ended up nice....


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Reply #6 on: November 15, 2011, 11:13:15 PM
Great drawing Hayley, can't recall saying hi either, so :bigwelcome: to the family for just in case O0

The coloured pencils tend to be a harder and more waxy composition than the graphite pencils, so they will "slip" on the graphite. It's best to use one or the other.

The only thing that I see that may need adjusting is the line running down the neck. Just check on your reference material to see if that line doesn't need a bit more softening?

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Reply #7 on: November 18, 2011, 05:06:20 PM
Thanks Nolan ......i will have a look at my photo again and see what it looks like...... i did battle a bit there to try and get it dark enough......maybe i went over board....
hopefully i get some time soon to adjust...
Thanks everyone for the comments...