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Reply #60 on: January 28, 2014, 01:32:16 PM
Nolan, please excuse me from the class today.  I have booked it but cannot make it this afternoon.

Only if you have a note!  ;D
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Reply #61 on: January 28, 2014, 03:19:40 PM
Nolan, please excuse me from the class today.  I have booked it but cannot make it this afternoon.

Only if you have a note!  ;D
Yeah, and you better have a supper duper excuse to be bailin' on our Nolan. . . .  :2funny:
 
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Reply #62 on: January 29, 2014, 04:03:33 AM
 :2funny: :2funny: :2funny:  Bev, you are hilarious.  I really get a kick out of you.  Well, I did have an excellent excuse for missing what seems like a fantastic class but thank heavens for the replays.  I had to go across the River to collect my Faber Castell Pastel Pencils and am I delighted that I did.  They are gorgeous.  I am so happy  :yippee: . Now I can't wait to try them out.  Last night I sat making a colour chart of each pencil with their names, colour and numbers.  So I am now rearing to go.  Would love to try the coloured pencil with the pastels over it like you mentioned.   Patricia
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Reply #63 on: January 29, 2014, 05:50:25 AM
Hello everyone, I'm new to the forums.

Here is a scan of my shaded ball.  It's not as lumpy around the edges in real life though:  Oh, and where can I get a copy of the spoon from yesterday's class?



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Reply #64 on: January 29, 2014, 05:54:10 AM
 :welcome: Agilepaws. . . .nice shading on the ball!!
 
The replay of yesterdays lesson will be posted very soon and when it is the templates will be included.
Nice to have you in the group and good luck with the rest of the class!
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Reply #65 on: January 29, 2014, 06:37:32 AM
Welcome agilepaws,

You did well on shading the ball.  I was not concentrating hard enough.  Mine was not very good.

Hope to see lots more of your work.

aloha

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Reply #66 on: January 29, 2014, 09:40:58 AM
Quite agree with you Val!


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Reply #67 on: January 29, 2014, 11:25:10 AM


Both from first online live class
Nolan, I had a hard time with the dark end of the shadings, I even used a B9 after the B4 pencil.  Think I got too dark with the B4 pencil, tried to erase some but still looks bad.    :(

Also I realized one reason why I pressed so hard with my other page of strokes was I was using a 2H pencil.   
This time I used an HB and was careful not to press hard except in a few places on the bottom line   :o
« Last Edit: January 29, 2014, 11:31:21 AM by MSWcrane »
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Reply #68 on: January 29, 2014, 11:46:37 AM
Great job on the shaded balls Sarah, Jennylynn and AgilePaws :clap: :clap: :clap:
Sue your tonal chart if spot on. It will serve you well in the drawings ahead :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #69 on: January 29, 2014, 11:54:05 AM
Thanks Nolan and others for your comments. Welcome Agilepaws. I keep thinking how great it would be to have agile paws.  :yippee: If I did, I could be an artist yet! Nice job on your shaded ball. :clap:
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Reply #70 on: January 29, 2014, 12:31:03 PM
Thank you all for the kind welcome and comments.  I just retired a week ago and now I'm having fun getting back into art.  I've downloaded other drawing and painting courses but just couldn't put the time in regularly to stay with it.  These two classes have really been enjoyable and being able to share with a group is really a bonus!

Is there going to be other classes following these two and if so where do I go to sign up?  I realize these two were free so others would have to be paid and that's okay with me.  From what I've gotten from these two classes it would be well worth the cost and from what I've seen they really aren't that expensive.  I live in a rural area and for me to drive somewhere to get lessons would cost loads more just in gas alone.

Thank you all again for making me feel at home!  :yippee:


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Reply #71 on: January 29, 2014, 02:59:00 PM
As Nolan suggested, I laminated my Pencil Tonal Chart & chopped off the bottom and the side edges. Thought you all might like to see how it turned out. . . . .
Works a treat, I'll tell you. . . . do one, you will thank Nolan from the bottom of your heart a million times over, believe me!!!
Now, if I could just shade a ball. . . . . . . . :pullhair:
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Reply #72 on: January 29, 2014, 07:35:57 PM
Bev,

Your tonal chart is very impressive.

aloha

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Reply #73 on: January 29, 2014, 11:07:13 PM
 :heeha: Wow..... that looks good.   :eek: Now I'll have to do another one.  :faint:
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Reply #74 on: January 29, 2014, 11:35:31 PM
  Had to post it after my comments in the last class  :2funny:  I used absolutely zero pressure on this
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