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Reply #1395 on: February 11, 2018, 08:36:57 PM
Great job Sally :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

Just keep practicing creating your chisel points, it is a skill that needs to be mastered. O0

To get your darkest darks, remember to choose a softer pencil (4B upwards) and gradually press harder - softer pencil first, then only start pressing harder O0

 :gl: drawing your whippet :)


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Reply #1396 on: March 11, 2018, 04:50:17 PM
This is my attempt at dog no3.  I struggled with the scribe and ended up abandoning it.  Are there different thicknesses of scribe? I also got lost, so to speak, in the mane and went a bit awol. But I really enjoyed   drawing this dog - perhaps because he's such a happy looking fella.



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Reply #1397 on: March 11, 2018, 04:54:11 PM
Wow, Sally, you are really making progress.  Should the shadowed side of the dog's nose be darker?

Yes, it looks like a happy, friendly dog.

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Reply #1398 on: March 11, 2018, 08:41:02 PM
Sally this is excellent work. Well done  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #1399 on: March 11, 2018, 09:03:12 PM
Sally your dog looks beautiful and friendly :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

You can draw without the scribe. The scribe just adds extra detail without having to carefully work it in. O0
You do get get different types of scribes with more or less tapered ends. I actually filed mine sharper as it was too blunt on the tip when I bought it.


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Reply #1400 on: March 12, 2018, 12:07:06 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:  Oh! Sally, your dog is just too GORGEOUS!!  It brings back so many happy memories of the course which I really enjoyed and was so sad when it came to an end. Anyway, you are doing very well.


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Reply #1401 on: March 12, 2018, 01:10:03 PM
Thank you everyone for your kind comments. I have so enjoyed doing the dog drawing course and still have dog no1 to tackle.  Drawing this particular dog has definitely given me more confidence with the softer pencils so I went back to the short haired dog and upped the tonal values.  I realise I'd been far too timid first time round.
Re the scribe, the one I have has quite a fine point. I think I just need to play around with it a bit.


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Reply #1402 on: March 13, 2018, 08:47:27 PM
Also make sure your pencil has a nice flat chisel point as well so that it doesn't go into the groove made by the scribe


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Reply #1403 on: January 31, 2019, 10:12:39 PM

my first dog from drawing course
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Reply #1404 on: January 31, 2019, 11:05:37 PM
 :heeha: Well done Maria!  :clap: :clap: :clap:      This was my favourite dog in the course. Such fun!   :yippee:
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Reply #1405 on: February 01, 2019, 10:08:08 AM
 :thankyou:Val
this course is realy good :flowers:
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Reply #1406 on: February 01, 2019, 01:29:39 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Maria, you have done so well with your drawing of the first dog. You will LOVE this course and will learn so much which will stand you in good stead in the future. Nolan is a fantastic teacher and imparts his knowledge so clearly for us to understand. Looking forward to seeing your progress as you go forward.


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Reply #1407 on: February 03, 2019, 10:36:08 PM
You are off to a great start Maria, love it :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #1408 on: February 05, 2019, 06:34:53 AM
Well done Maria  :clap:
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Reply #1409 on: February 05, 2019, 12:06:14 PM
Wow, your dog drawing looks beautiful, Maria!
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