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annamaria

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on: February 16, 2011, 05:09:29 PM
Here are my first attempts at drawing with a pencil.


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Reply #1 on: February 17, 2011, 02:00:03 AM
Hi Annamaria.
Cool. You are the first to have the courage to add some of your work. :clap:
 I must say that for an absolute beginner you have done exceedingly well. The first drawing has been copied very well and you have a nice touch already. Be careful when drawing your verticals. It looks like all the trees are leaning over to the left a little bit.

The darks (6B &4B) are a little bit too light in the Tonal Chart. You will have to press a bit harder to get the full depth of the scale. Other than that your execution of the grading is very near perfect and very neat. Congrats :clap: :clap: I have had very few students in the 20 years of holding the course give me the quality of Tonal Chart you have produced.

Well done. Keep it up. Carry on like this and you will soon be producing top quality drawings.
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Reply #2 on: February 17, 2011, 11:45:54 AM
Well done Annamaria :clap:

I agree that the drawings are excellent, have you done any drawing before?

You can also press a bit harder on the trees in your Day 2 drawing, that will give them more contrast. They will have extra dimension then.

Well done and keep it up :clap:

Looking forward to your next drawings O0


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Reply #3 on: March 06, 2011, 05:45:04 PM
Here are some more drawings






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Reply #4 on: March 07, 2011, 04:23:16 PM
WOW, Look at those rocks  :heeha:  :cloud9:

Well done Annamaria. You are a natural. Most folks battle to get their darks dark enough, you have them spot on and you can see the results. Awesome.

Only comment I have is the shape of the berries are a little off,so you maybe missed a line when tracing their outlines. Remember to flip the paper up and down to check that you have everything in the correct place before removing the drawing paper from the lightbox. I show this in the Day 5 vid.

I wouldn't change the berries though - berries are not always perfectly shaped so technically they are not wrong. It's just a case of I know what the original looks like so I can see their shapes are different. Anybody else looking at your berries only will presume they are supposed to be that shape. O0

Keep it up and keep them drawing scans rolling in :clap:


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Reply #5 on: March 15, 2011, 12:24:38 AM
Here are some more drawings from the course






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Reply #6 on: March 15, 2011, 09:18:38 PM
You are doing very well Annamaria. I especially like your goldfish - it looks perfect.

Some adjustments that you can make to your cup are to look out for the circles and elipses. Ensure they are symmetrical when drawing them. I have shown this in the photo below.
You have got the cross hatch great, it's just the symmetry that is a bit out.

Your teddy is awesome and I would leave him as is. All I can suggest you do next time though is to stick to one type of hatch per plane. On the right hand panel on the teddies face, you have changed the hatch type from straight to rounded. That makes the panel look like it's been split into two. To show the rounding rather start with a round hatch or gradually change the direction of your straight hatch to follow the change in direction. You can see how I have done this in the photo below.



 

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