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Reply #30 on: April 28, 2019, 10:11:24 PM
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Reply #31 on: May 06, 2019, 12:00:06 AM
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Reply #32 on: June 13, 2019, 08:33:34 PM
I can't believe I signed up for the Let's Draw coarse over 2 1/2 years ago. Not much happened during that time other than collecting more art supplies.  :) Life happens, and you never know where it takes you. Finally, though. I'm back on track and resuming the course. I also started my first sketchbook this month in an attempt to draw daily.

Here are my berries. I'm still working on fully understanding tonal values and using the proper pencils and pressures to get the correct values.

Constructive criticism and feedback welcomed.

Thanks!




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Reply #33 on: June 13, 2019, 09:07:05 PM
Good on you for getting started again Mark :yippee:

Your berries look good, you will soon get used to the shading work O0
What you do want to look out for are the shapes. Notice that the shapes of some of the berries are a bit square. This happens often so if you see this is happening, just gradually adjust the shape until you see it is correct.
Often you need to stand back from the drawing to see these errant angles and curves O0


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Reply #34 on: June 13, 2019, 10:04:12 PM
MarkK

Good to see you back.  Happy you have not given up on the drawing.

Yes, Nolan has given you some good advice. Also, your heavy lines on the left of the berries coulld be blended more as they move across the berry.

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Reply #35 on: June 14, 2019, 08:08:05 PM
Thanks for the advice Nolan. Yes, I can see that they look at bit square. Working on the rocks now, and they are quite a challenge! Going to do another attempt at the berries after the rocks for practice.

Mea, I haven't given up yet... More determined than ever now!

Mark


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Reply #36 on: June 16, 2019, 08:51:35 PM
The trick to getting the rocks correct is to look at the tonal values correctly. If you battle with working from the photo, feel free to use my drawing as the reference O0


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Reply #37 on: June 25, 2019, 11:01:11 PM
Good on you Mark! Nice to see you back. Looking forward to seeing you progress. I loved working on the rocks, acually I think that was one of the exercises I repeated most! Keep them coming.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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