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nolan

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on: February 27, 2014, 04:37:20 PM
In order for me to easily find and answer queries about this Lesson I will appreciate it if everyone stay on topic in this thread. Thank You

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Before class please print out the TEMPLATES

Here are my class drawings:

Dark Hair :

Light Hair:

and here are the completed portraits:

Dark Hair:

Light Hair:
« Last Edit: April 16, 2014, 03:08:59 PM by nolan »


Bev S.

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Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 01:12:27 PM
Question Nolan, and I hope this is the right spot for it. . . .you asked us to have the facial features on our portrait models done for our hair lesson, right. My model has eyes that are different sizes. . . .markedly so. . . do I use my artists license and make them the same, or do I draw what I see?
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Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 02:09:31 PM
that is up to you and the model. If you know the model, then you would either leave as is or if they ask you to adjust, then do.

If you don't know the model, then I would adjust it


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Reply #3 on: March 29, 2014, 03:16:53 AM
Thanks Nolan!
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Reply #4 on: April 09, 2014, 07:35:47 AM
Nolan, I just love the portrait you have done for this lesson. It is breath taking.
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Reply #5 on: April 09, 2014, 11:34:14 AM
 :help: Nolan, I've done the straight hair portrait for tonight's class and I don't know what I'm doing wrong, but the nose seems flat to me. How can I fix it???  :crazy2:

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Reply #6 on: April 09, 2014, 02:21:15 PM
My first try on hair, Blondie has to wait.
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Reply #7 on: April 09, 2014, 02:32:58 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Harald, you did very well indeed.  An excellent job.  I am still having a struggle with the hair.  Patricia
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Reply #8 on: April 09, 2014, 02:43:57 PM
Well done Harald, Love the shine on the hair. :clap: :clap:
Here is my straight hair.

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Reply #9 on: April 09, 2014, 02:45:46 PM
 :-\ Not happy with curly hair. I think I'll stick to portraits with straight hair from now on.  :2funny: :2funny:
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Reply #10 on: April 09, 2014, 03:24:13 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Good job Dorothy.  Your straight hair is very well done.  Of course, curly hair is difficult but you gave it a good try.  I am still busy with it and am having a heck of a job.   Patricia
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Reply #11 on: April 09, 2014, 03:30:30 PM
Harald and Dorothy, you did very well on the straight hair, love the way it shines.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
Dorothy, do not give up on curly hair, that was your first trial. :fight: if you don t succeede at first try again. I think that is the saying..

Ps Dorothy, i had notice you had done the portrait of the straight hair, very well done.  O0
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Reply #12 on: April 09, 2014, 04:06:06 PM
I'm struggling with it, too, Dorothy.  I think your clumps need to look thinner and looser - maybe your flicks need to be thinner.

I have the straight hair ready to post, but only the right side of the curly head is done.

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Reply #13 on: April 09, 2014, 04:07:07 PM
Oh, yes, Dorothy, you got the straight hair looking good.

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Reply #14 on: April 09, 2014, 04:54:27 PM
OK, got my straight hair done.  Only I'm not sure it's dark enough.


This was fun.  I'm okay with it except for not having quite the right curvature as the wisps swept down to her mouth.

Now I have to go back to the first four portrait lessons.

Nolan, this was a very helpful lesson.

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