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Happychappy

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Reply #15 on: February 11, 2019, 12:23:40 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Soizick, your berries are good but personally, I think you could still go darker which was always a huge problem for me and I overcame it by Val telling me to use a darker pencil than the one prescribed, which really helped me tremendously as I was always afraid of going too dark. 


Your rocks are EXCELLENT, your shading superb.   Carry on the good work.


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Reply #16 on: February 11, 2019, 01:58:17 PM
Thank you Patricia.  :thankyou:
For the rocks, I did not hesitate to use a darker pencil for the shade.


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Reply #17 on: February 11, 2019, 08:01:03 PM
 :yippee:  There you go Soizick ... you didn't hesitate to go darker and look at the great job you did.  I think when we start out, we are always a little too timid but you certainly overcame it with the rocks.  A lovely job.


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Reply #18 on: February 12, 2019, 09:08:12 PM
Hello,

This past 2 days, I worked on cross-hatching.
My cup does not have much volume, I believe that it is because the vertical lines should have some curve and not just be straight vertically.



I think I did a better job with the Teddy Bear as far as volume.

And scumbled technique for the fish.


Having more and more fun with it even in those first baby steps.  :cloud9:
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Reply #19 on: February 13, 2019, 08:40:19 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Soizick, your progress is fantastic.  Your teddy bear and fish is very well done too because you have gone darker.  The improvement as you progress is so exciting to see. Carry on the excellent work.


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Reply #20 on: February 13, 2019, 08:55:12 PM
Thank you Patricia for the support.  :thankyou:


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Reply #21 on: February 13, 2019, 09:50:36 PM
Your berries are looking great, good contrast. Can you see how much depth they have because of it? :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
The berries should be perfectly round so that is fine. O0
Another way to do the leaves is to softly shade them in, then erase the veins. Maybe try that method to see how it works for you. (The bottom leaf looks great so use that as an example for the rest) O0
Cup - Good hatching. You can however add more hatching on the sides to darken. Especially on the left
Teddy - fabulous job. I am very happy with him :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
Fish - SPot on. You have avoided all the common mistakes people make with him :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #22 on: February 13, 2019, 09:51:08 PM
It’s so enjoyable to see your improvements from drawing to drawing and it’s great that you are so motivated, Soizic...that will take you a long way!
Warhol said: Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.


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Reply #23 on: February 14, 2019, 12:43:59 PM
Thank you Gita. It is fun for me too to see where I am going. Really enjoying the course and pretty impressed by the level of support and interest of the teachers and the members.


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Reply #24 on: February 14, 2019, 12:49:21 PM
Thank you Nolan for the continuous support. I really appreciate it and your advice are always on point and useful to build up for another lesson. When I redo the leaves or try it for another drawing, I will try the erase technique as suggested.
Here is the barn. It was nice meeting Dennis for this lesson.


Comments please.
Have all a wonderful Valentine's Day... :cloud9:


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Reply #25 on: February 17, 2019, 10:41:35 PM
Nice texture in your drawing. Well done :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
Just one thing to look out for on the top roof panels - the lines formed by the corrugations must always follow the angle of the roof. Yours are a little off in the centre area. Leave it as is for this drawing as the barn is a little ragged. Just remember for future drawings O0


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Reply #26 on: March 24, 2019, 10:17:54 PM
Hello All,
I hope everybody is having a wonderful Sunday.  8) I was away for a bit and today, Sunday, I feel grateful to be able to return to my drawing class. I drew the little squirrel. I tried to go fast after I transferred it as Nolan suggested in the lesson. All about the strokes.


Please comment.
As always,  :thankyou: for your wonderful tips and suggestions.
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Reply #27 on: March 25, 2019, 03:12:38 AM
Well done on the barn  :clap: :clap: :clap: Just remember to keep the wall corners upright. The left wall is not vertical  O0 You have done an excellent job on my little baby. You are on your way to a master  :flowers:
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Reply #28 on: March 25, 2019, 12:27:43 PM
Well done on the barn  :clap: :clap: :clap: Just remember to keep the wall corners upright. The left wall is not vertical  O0 You have done an excellent job on my little baby. You are on your way to a master  :flowers:


Woohoo, thank you, Dennis.  :yippee: Now you mentioned about the wall, I can see that. My barn might collapse over time if not fixed soon.  ???


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Reply #29 on: March 25, 2019, 08:20:16 PM
Your squirrel is looking good. :clap: :clap: :clap:
Just work on getting the transitions more smooth - where the one tanoal value end and the next starts you want an in between tonal value so that the transition looks smooth and rounded. If you stop one tonal value in a line and start the next one in a line then you are indicating a corner as opposed to a rounding O0