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Reply #420 on: December 18, 2016, 03:32:25 PM
 :bigwelcome:   Hello Alojzius!  Great work on your strokes, so nice and neat.  O0 You are going to really excel in the drawing lessons. Looking forward to seeing your progress.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #421 on: December 19, 2016, 12:01:53 PM
You are off to a great start.  :clap:


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Reply #422 on: August 08, 2017, 10:17:39 PM
I have been trying to add a photo of my strokes but I can't find where to attach them


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Reply #423 on: August 08, 2017, 11:26:03 PM
Lindy,

We all went through this stage of trying to figure out how to get started.

Here's the URL that explains it all.  http://www.paintbasket.com/members/index.php?topic=504.0

Ask if you have trouble doing it.  We're always here to help.

Looking forward to seeing your work.

Welcome aboard.

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Reply #424 on: August 09, 2017, 11:26:16 PM
« Last Edit: August 10, 2017, 03:38:27 AM by nolan »


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Reply #425 on: August 09, 2017, 11:48:24 PM
This one I did last week from another youtube tutorial.
This one I did today from a tracing that I had done.


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Reply #426 on: August 10, 2017, 03:44:22 AM
your stroke exercise looks good Lindy :clap: :clap: :clap:

You can however still add more contrast to your pear drawings.  What I suggest you do is practice drawing a sphere - it sounds easy but it takes a lot of practice to draw it correctly O0

TIP - just paste in your smg code where you want the pic to appear - no need to click the image button first. The system takes the smg code and adds the rest for you O0


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Reply #427 on: August 10, 2017, 06:25:50 AM
Ah, Lindy.  Good for you.  Now we can see your work.

So happy Nolan was able to comment right away.  His advice is always so helpful.

Once you get comfortable using the very dark values, you will see a big difference.  Keep thinking "dark against light."

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Reply #428 on: August 10, 2017, 01:01:19 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Good start Lindy.   Patricia
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Reply #429 on: August 10, 2017, 01:39:21 PM
Thank you Nolan, I was going to start with a sphere, the upright pear was what I traced from a colouring YouTube tutorial from someone else but I felt I wasn't ready. The sideways pear was from a different one entirely and I was just following him. But I will do a sphere. I have downloaded all the free ones that pop up on your homepage so far and once I master the pencils then I will try something else and if I find the pencil easiest for me then I will stick with it.
Thank everybody else for your comments I was one of those who thought she could not draw to save herself, went to an art group here in Monto,Queensland,Australia with colouring pages and got good comments about the colours used and then went YouTubing for tutorials found a few then got this one that I really like.
I am going to keep on at it and friends in the art group are liking what I am doing as well.


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Reply #430 on: August 13, 2017, 02:16:35 PM
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Reply #431 on: August 17, 2017, 09:56:25 PM


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Reply #432 on: August 17, 2017, 10:11:00 PM
Lindy

The sphere is a good place to start with practicing values.  You've done a good job on the lights, but you have to go to the much darker values too.  Place your sphere next to the reference and see where the really dark area is.

You are making progress,  Stick with it.

aloha

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Reply #433 on: August 18, 2017, 01:30:36 AM
Lindy,  Excellent sphere!   :clap:
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Reply #434 on: August 20, 2017, 01:58:26 PM
good start Lindy :clap: :clap: :clap:
Now keep building up the tonal values like Mea suggested and you will see the ball will appear rounder and rounder O0


 

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