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kattnerd

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on: September 08, 2011, 05:04:48 AM

I drew my oldest baby... Just had a bit of a hard time w/ his eyebrows, and the coloring. He's black w/ white eyebrows and beard... Had no clue how to make that show well... Any suggestions??


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Reply #1 on: September 08, 2011, 07:58:36 PM
You are off to a great start. If you can post the photo then I will be able to help you better. Would that be possible?


kattnerd

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Reply #2 on: September 08, 2011, 10:24:08 PM

Of Course!


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Reply #3 on: September 09, 2011, 12:12:35 AM
what you need to do is look for the directions of the hair and the subtle differences in tone.

I have done one of his eyebrows for you so you can see how I would do it.

Also notice how dark I have made the background to enable enough contrast for the light hair.


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Reply #4 on: September 09, 2011, 01:13:39 AM
Nolan, the hair on the top of the nose appears to flow down all the way.  Is this the case?
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Reply #5 on: September 09, 2011, 01:15:33 AM
He's lovely Kattnerd. Your drawing thus far is excellent, keep on one step at a time.  :clap:

The dark background definately makes the eyebrow stand out. Gives it that 3D look.  O0


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Reply #6 on: September 09, 2011, 03:29:02 AM
Kelley, I am presuming you are talking about the bridge of the nose? If so yes it does look like it


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Reply #7 on: September 27, 2011, 06:30:29 AM
You have captured "Killian" very well.  Keep up the drawing and you'll find you get better with ech one. 

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