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TonyAvitua

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on: February 28, 2017, 09:03:36 PM
Well, this is my sad looking tree! The sketchbook I have has white sheets, but the image came out looking brown.

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Reply #1 on: February 28, 2017, 09:25:03 PM
Tony,

The one good thing about doing a BEFORE tree is how good your AFTER tree is going to look.

aloha

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Reply #2 on: February 28, 2017, 09:44:11 PM
Thank you for uprighting my tree! Would it be better to scan a sketch instead of taking a picture of it for uploading? I just noticed that I added some shading to the main tree trunk, but forgot to put some on the branches showing through the leaves. Maybe I should have sketched this by looking at a picture instead of from memory.


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Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 11:15:02 PM
Tony,

I'm too lazy to scan a picture.   I have not gotten as good a picture from a scan anyway.


I just use my Iphone and email the photo to myself.  Then I take it to Picasa and make it look presentable before adding it to the gallery.


We love experiments, so try a scan and see what you get.

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Reply #4 on: March 01, 2017, 01:02:44 AM
Tony ,actually it is quite a good tree!You will do wonders with the Let's draw course!All the best!
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Reply #5 on: March 01, 2017, 04:38:03 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: Tony, good job on the tree. Now you will probably find as I do, after taking a photograph of your drawing/painting you will find things that you missed, things that you could improve on and the list just goes on. It happens to me all the time. Anyway, you have done a great job and Mea said it well "The one good thing about doing a BEFORE tree is how good your AFTER tree is going to look."


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Reply #6 on: March 01, 2017, 05:05:38 AM
 :clap: Good start Tony. Look forward to seeing your progress and your final tree.  :)
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Reply #7 on: March 01, 2017, 08:10:32 AM
Well done on the tree. You're starting point is better than where I was. Just wait until you see the things you can do as you progress through the course. It's amazing!  :heeha:

I take photos with a camera. Never much luck with phones, scanners and the like. Load it onto the computer, resize and done. Easy is good.  ;)

As Patricia has said, I always see bits I've missed after photographing a piece  :doh: ..... and often times even more after it is uploaded!  :faint:

Looking forward to seeing more of your submissions.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #8 on: March 03, 2017, 10:27:02 AM
Well, this is my sad looking tree! The sketchbook I have has white sheets, but the image came out looking brown.

Not sad at all! Now, mine was so sad Smokey the Bear screamed "Burn it, burn it!"

Very nice job.  :clap: :clap:
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Reply #9 on: March 03, 2017, 10:48:22 AM
Thanks everyone for your kind comments and encouragement. I hope it is all upward from here!


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Reply #10 on: March 03, 2017, 10:54:27 AM
Thanks everyone for your kind comments and encouragement. I hope it is all upward from here!

Yes Tony, it's all upward from here!  Enjoy!


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Reply #11 on: March 06, 2017, 06:57:47 AM
Well, I worked on this for a couple days. My curves ain't curving and my flicks ain't flicking very well!



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Reply #12 on: March 06, 2017, 01:14:34 PM
Practice Practice Practice ( you will hear that a lot from Nolan and Dennis :) )and the flicks will flick and the curls will curl.
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Reply #13 on: March 06, 2017, 01:52:10 PM
 :detective: They look pretty flicky curly to me!  :heeha:    ;D   Good job, yours turned out well ahead of my go.  :tongue:
The more you 'practice', the better and easier it will get. Relax..... you're already better than you think.   O0
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Reply #14 on: March 08, 2017, 09:52:00 AM
I'll second what Win said. Keep practicing and there's no doubt you'll get better!
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