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Reply #105 on: March 08, 2017, 10:14:21 AM
Diane, Staedtler, General and Tombow make some nice darker "B" pencils.
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Reply #106 on: March 08, 2017, 10:57:17 AM
I did purchase some tombow but havent tried them yet but I think next drawing I will see if it makes a difference. I need some after 6B   O0 thank you for info
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Reply #107 on: March 08, 2017, 02:52:44 PM
Looks great Diane, but Steve is on the mark. More darks!!!  :coolsmiley:
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Reply #108 on: March 08, 2017, 04:55:42 PM
 :thankyou: agreed  :clap:
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Reply #109 on: March 18, 2017, 04:56:04 PM

I really struggled with this ! I re-did this 4 times , something about making trees that is hard for me , hopefully I will get better after this , After looking endlessly I have lost my 1st tree at beginning of course to compare. Any comments or thoughts are greatly appreciated  :)
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Reply #110 on: March 18, 2017, 05:09:21 PM
I will have to finish the outdoor drawing when the Canadian winter goes bye bye !!  :knuppel2:
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Reply #111 on: March 18, 2017, 05:31:49 PM
If it's any consolation, Diane, I had problems with trees, too.  Just kept practicing until I got them right.   I look closely, study the overall shape, make a rough sketch, then refine it with details and shading.

You can do this!

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Reply #112 on: March 18, 2017, 05:42:12 PM
 :thankyou: mea I am going to keep trying there is just something not computing with the overall tree drawing experience with me
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Reply #113 on: March 19, 2017, 10:09:01 AM
Diane, I think you and I share a similar challenge! We forget that trees are surrounded by their boughs, and leaves!!! I know, it was a shock to me as well.  :o   

When doing trees I still catch myself out at times.  :doh:   Take solace, the more you draw trees the less likely you are to leave their backsides showing. Nothing quite like a well dressed tree!  ;)

It will come.  :promise:        :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #114 on: March 19, 2017, 10:25:18 AM
God I hope so val  :uglystupid2: so frustrated with trees ! nothing I find as challenging as this , didn't think a bunch of twigs could be so complicated  :o
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Reply #115 on: March 19, 2017, 10:50:32 AM
Diane, hopefully this will give you hope and not totally horrify you.  ;D   This landscape course that Dennis did made the world of difference to me. The first one, I was just so thrilled they looked like trees!  :yippee:   The second one I got a bit cocky and just kept adding, and adding, finally stopped myself before the poor thing fell over!  :2funny:    So you see, it will get better! Trust me, if I can do it, I know that you can too!   O0


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Reply #116 on: March 19, 2017, 11:10:42 AM
I am absolutely taking that landscape course  O0 I was just waiting till I can commit some time to it but have been looking at it for a while . I love your treeeeeees!!!! I will be shocked if I can pull those trees off  :2funny:  :thankyou: for your encouragement  ;)
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Reply #117 on: March 19, 2017, 01:51:48 PM
You will love the course and I know you will ace it.  O0   Trust me.  ;)        ;D
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Reply #118 on: March 19, 2017, 05:06:22 PM
 :thankyou:  :clap:
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