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nolan

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Reply #30 on: November 19, 2010, 09:20:09 PM
Here is my version of the reflective ball



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Reply #31 on: November 19, 2010, 10:16:45 PM
I think my paper is grainier than yours ::).  I see a big difference in your globes and like what you've done in the shadowing & shading.  :clap: :clap:  Very nice, Nolan.
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Reply #32 on: November 20, 2010, 03:41:21 AM
thank you Kelley. I am using regular 80gsm bond photocopy paper


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Reply #33 on: November 20, 2010, 08:20:06 AM
I really am learning and enjoying seeing the differences or improvements of your work compared to the work I've done.  :clap: Keep at it Nolan.  The paper I used was 70 pts heavyweight, acid free. It says it is meant for sketches in pencil, pen, marker, pastel and charcoal but it seems a bit porous or grainier than copier paper.  I have to "push" the lead into the paper in some instances to fill the pours.  Perhaps I was using the wrong pencil, too.  The next drawing I do will be with an HB and others you and Val listed.
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Reply #34 on: November 20, 2010, 02:55:52 PM
Kelley, don't worry too much if your paper has a rougher tooth, it just means you will get a more "loose" look to your drawings which is great and gives it more character.


 

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