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Abbietaya

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on: March 12, 2017, 11:20:06 PM
Practicing drawing elderly skin,
The wrinkles on the left cheek as you look at it were very difficult, i tried and tried and although it looks like the reference photo i am not happy with it. There are 3 wrinkles which form a kind of triangle and they are very deep.



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Reply #1 on: March 13, 2017, 02:56:34 PM
Hi Abbie, nice to see your work again.  :wave:

Even though those creases are very deep and dark, I think all they need is a bit more softening along the edges to create that deep "looking in" feeling.

Overall this looks great! Love the eyes from the ages, great work there.  O0    :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #2 on: March 13, 2017, 09:10:58 PM
Thank you, yes, i know what you mean about those wrinkles but i think i reached the point the paper would take no more, i erased and drew several times.. take care


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Reply #3 on: March 13, 2017, 09:12:09 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Good job Abbie.   Patricia
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Reply #4 on: March 13, 2017, 09:22:37 PM
Thank you, your comments are much appreciated to spur me on.
Take care


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Reply #5 on: March 13, 2017, 11:13:39 PM
i think i reached the point the paper would take no more

I also seem to be doing that a lot lately.  :doh:


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Reply #6 on: March 14, 2017, 06:55:13 AM
Abbie,

I think you did a very good job on this.

Despite the irises being two different sizes, they are deep and mysterious!

You are really getting good fast.

aloha

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