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Reply #30 on: December 30, 2013, 01:08:21 AM
Steven, thanks for the encouragement and advice.  I appreciate it!!  Have a great New Year!
Brian


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Reply #31 on: December 30, 2013, 02:35:00 AM
Doing very well Brian.  O0 Don't worry overmuch about the roundness at this point. That will come with practice. The important part is to get the technique (shadings/values) down. You're definately on track, the more you practice the easier it becomes. I know I repeat this quite regularly, but this is an exercise you can come back to and practice later. Even doing little patches will help improve control.
Sooooo....... practice, practice, practice!  ;D            :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #32 on: December 30, 2013, 03:47:42 AM
Thank you, Val.  I've really enjoyed doing them and know, as you said, that as I practice and do more things will improve.
Brian


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Reply #33 on: December 31, 2013, 06:53:14 AM
Hi Brian, I think you are doing a nice job. Your reflecting ball needs to be round. Just watch your shapes. Also on your third attempt shaded balls. Just make sure you have no hard lines.  O0 O0 keep up the good work.

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Reply #34 on: January 04, 2014, 07:03:12 AM
Hi Brian, you are improving all the time.  Lovely to see so carry on the good work.  Patricia
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Reply #35 on: January 04, 2014, 02:27:45 PM
It's good to see you're coming along nicely in the course, Brian.   :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #36 on: January 04, 2014, 04:01:02 PM
 :thankyou: Nina, Patricia, and Lillian for the encouragement.  I just wish I had a lot more free time to spend on this.  I really am enjoying it!
Brian


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Reply #37 on: January 05, 2014, 08:13:19 AM
Brian, this is a common complaint which we all know only too well.  Just draw when you can and enjoy it, that's the main thing.
 
Patricia
 
 
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Reply #38 on: January 07, 2014, 02:09:49 PM
I agree that the roundness of the ball is not that important at this stage. At this point it is all about getting those contrasts right to show the rounding. With each ball your contrasts have been improving nicely, well done :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #39 on: January 07, 2014, 02:51:43 PM
Nolan, thanks for the advice and encouragement.  Have a happy New Year!
Brian


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Reply #40 on: January 07, 2014, 02:58:23 PM
looking forward to seeing the rest of your course drawings  O0


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Reply #41 on: February 10, 2014, 08:04:20 AM
Okay, it took a little over 6 weeks to do this with only being able to take a little time here and a little time there but I finally finished it.  I learned a lot by doing it and enjoyed the assignment.  Can't wait to get started on the next lesson

Brian


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Reply #42 on: February 10, 2014, 10:45:19 AM
That looks great Brian.  I am up to day 3 today and I am looking forward to doing the next lesson too.  I like the detail on the leaves.   :clap:
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Reply #43 on: February 10, 2014, 11:24:07 AM
Thanks, Lisa.   :thankyou:
Brian


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Reply #44 on: February 10, 2014, 05:45:50 PM
Brian,

Nice job on drawing the berries.

Look forward to seeing more of your work.

aloha

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