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Title: Berries
Post by: slanwar on April 26, 2017, 07:42:14 PM

My first drawing and I decided not to trace.
Title: Re: Berries
Post by: mea hamo pena on April 26, 2017, 08:46:44 PM
slanwar,

Wow, pretty good for a beginner or have you had some experience?

Just be careful not to make things look like they are outlined - check that top middle berry.

Looking forward to more of your work.

aloha

mea
Title: Re: Berries
Post by: Val on April 27, 2017, 12:53:02 AM
 :heeha: Wow, your first drawing and a freehand to boot!!! Well done you!  O0     :clap: :clap: :clap:

The shadings on the berries need to be softened to take away the striped effect. By softening the values you will also gain more spherical 3D effect. Blending to get the correct variations does take a bit of practice, but you are well on the way.
Title: Re: Berries
Post by: Maryna on April 27, 2017, 03:52:36 AM
Well done! Careful for the outlines.

I have to say this. Your profile pic of the dog looks just like my beautiful Chloe.  :smitten:
Title: Re: Berries
Post by: slanwar on April 27, 2017, 07:06:37 AM
slanwar,

Wow, pretty good for a beginner or have you had some experience?

Just be careful not to make things look like they are outlined - check that top middle berry.

Looking forward to more of your work.

aloha

mea

Thank you. I don't have any experience and when I was a kid I used to draw but my dad was against because he didn't see any future for me, well my dad was an artist himself (oil paint, drawing, etc) and he had a lot of difficulties to pay bills, now with 1 kid in college and the other one already done college I found some time to learn drawing.
Title: Re: Berries
Post by: slanwar on April 27, 2017, 07:09:58 AM
:heeha: Wow, your first drawing and a freehand to boot!!! Well done you!  O0     :clap: :clap: :clap:

The shadings on the berries need to be softened to take away the striped effect. By softening the values you will also gain more spherical 3D effect. Blending to get the correct variations does take a bit of practice, but you are well on the way.

Thank you. I think I'm going to draw circles and blend them in to a spheres until  they look good.
Title: Re: Berries
Post by: mea hamo pena on April 27, 2017, 07:41:01 AM
slanwar

Good for you.  Happy to hear that you are making time for art in your life.  You will find Paintbasketeers a willing audience to view your work.

aloha

mea