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Cynthia Danielson

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Reply #345 on: August 20, 2015, 05:46:05 PM
I like how you really got into the iris.  I love looking at eye details also.  Like make a big round picture of just the iris and pupil for side idea.  They are like galaxies aren't they?  Nice.  I like that too.  With the rest of the suggestions and definitions around the eye, I believe the beautiful iris you did will still stand out.  I secretly wanted to do the same thing. 
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Reply #346 on: August 20, 2015, 09:46:24 PM
great job, much more definition now :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #347 on: August 21, 2015, 03:09:13 AM
Thanks everyone for the kind words and the encourgement. I'm now onto the older eye and it is an order of magnitue harder! It seems that each wrinkle is its own project, and it is taking forever, and I fear that it is not coming out as nice as this past eye, even though I already have more time in it.

And BTW - nice try, but I don't believe for a minute that there is a paint eraiser '  ::)


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Reply #348 on: August 21, 2015, 10:40:44 AM
Actually Barry... in wc, there is! You can buy a fancy named one at some art shops, OR... you can get a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser at the grocery or dollar store! Comes in handy now and again for little oopsies!  :2funny:
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Reply #349 on: August 22, 2015, 10:26:51 PM
I thought you folks would be saying "paint thinner" as the erasier!

Here is the old eye - and order of magnitue harder and I spent more than twice the amount of time , and finally gave up.



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Reply #350 on: August 24, 2015, 09:34:14 PM
it is much harder as you have tons of little shadings to do, which also means it will take a lot longer.

Your shadings are coming along nicely O0 :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #351 on: August 31, 2015, 03:54:31 PM
I had a go at the "How to draw an eye" class... here is my result. I drew it free hand without template - and i think I did it a bit big, it makes the shaded area much harder. (Iris = 5cm dia, White of the eye = 12cm)

It actually looks better in a smaller image on screen than it does on paper.


Just as an improvement example (advert for Nolan  :D ) here is an eye I drew a few months back before I joined

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Reply #352 on: August 31, 2015, 06:10:50 PM
Adrian,

You certainly have improved in making eyes! ( ;) ;)-pardon the pun)

Be sure to make the iris perfectly round.

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And Barry, you are better at young eyes!

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Reply #353 on: August 31, 2015, 08:35:38 PM
 :heeha: Great improvement Adrian!  :yippee:    :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #354 on: August 31, 2015, 09:33:04 PM
awesome job Adrian, huge improvement :heeha: :congrats:

Looking forward to seeing the rest of your portrait drawings O0


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Reply #355 on: October 26, 2015, 07:58:51 PM
I have started with the portrait lessons and here is the eyes I have tried to draw  :)
I know I have to work more on the old  guy :-\

Young eye

Old eye
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Reply #356 on: October 26, 2015, 08:21:44 PM
no need to work on the old eye in my opinion, they both look great, well done :heeha: :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


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Reply #357 on: October 27, 2015, 12:29:06 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Vidar, just seen your "old man's eye" which I think is so well done.  Great job.


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Reply #358 on: October 27, 2015, 11:34:36 AM
 :thankyou: Nolan and Patricia :)
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Reply #359 on: January 27, 2016, 03:04:30 PM
  I have started The portrait Drawing Course,  Super Excited   :yippee:......Here are the Eyes I had to do.  I didnt realise how difficult it is to do Eyelashes.   
The wrinkles on the other eye was a challenge, at first he looked like he had roots growing out his eyes , then he looked like a ware wolf. Poor chap.


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