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Danielle123

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on: February 01, 2016, 06:37:52 PM
Here is a Faber Castlell pencil drawing i have completed, also done free hand.  Your constructive criticism is always welcome.  At the bottom is the great photo shot my husband took a week or so ago for me to draw.   Pencil drawing is certainly a slow process.  I did it on acid free drawing paper 11x14.   For blending I used my pencil blender.  I did not do the trees dark so they can appear farther.
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Reply #1 on: February 01, 2016, 07:52:14 PM
awesome Danielle :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:

PS - I have moved this to the colored pencil section (they are separate now) O0


Danielle123

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Reply #2 on: February 01, 2016, 07:58:03 PM
 :thankyou: Nolan for your encouragement and viewing.  my eyes must be playing tricks on me, I though I put it in CP encourager.    :1hug:


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Reply #3 on: February 01, 2016, 08:08:49 PM
Wow Danielle. Your woodpecker looks so real! I love the peeling paint on the nesting box.  :clap:
Kathy S.


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Reply #4 on: February 01, 2016, 09:36:43 PM
Wow Danielle..this is amazing!you are great in all mediums!
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Reply #5 on: February 01, 2016, 11:38:17 PM
Perfect! I actually like the painting better than the photograph.


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Reply #6 on: February 02, 2016, 01:13:32 AM
Excellent Danielle!
Jill
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Reply #7 on: February 02, 2016, 01:49:19 AM
 :yippee: Great job, Danielle. I really like your shading on the trees and the feathers. Very impressed.
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Reply #8 on: February 02, 2016, 07:26:08 AM
Danielle it is beautiful  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #9 on: February 02, 2016, 08:00:27 AM
Fantastic work Danielle :yippee:


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Reply #10 on: February 02, 2016, 10:48:56 AM
Wow, beautiful work!!
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Reply #11 on: February 02, 2016, 06:04:46 PM
 :thankyou: so mch Kathy, Jay, Barry, Jill, Sue, Josie, Sally and Maryna for your kind comments and encouragement.  :hug:


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Reply #12 on: February 02, 2016, 08:40:31 PM
Brilliant work on this drawing!  :congrats:


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Reply #13 on: February 02, 2016, 10:41:40 PM
Lightening up that background really made the bird stand out! Another wonderful drawing! :clap:
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Reply #14 on: February 03, 2016, 01:07:48 AM
Danielle, I'm amazed at what you are able to draw freehand. This is impressive. Have you always been able to draw well or is it a relatively new skill?
EmmaLee