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on: May 13, 2014, 02:32:09 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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Reply #1 on: May 14, 2014, 06:39:44 PM
here is the drawing you will complete in class:



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Reply #2 on: May 15, 2014, 04:46:22 AM
Here is my drawing of the Seagull but I had a heck of a job with the background for I could not get it dark enough with graphite so then went to charcoal and smudged the bird in places.  Thank you Nolan for an interesting class and looking forward to the next one.  Patricia




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Reply #3 on: May 15, 2014, 04:51:24 AM
Beautiful bird Patricia, your bird sure is prodominent now with that black background. Great job :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #4 on: May 15, 2014, 04:59:57 AM
  Well done Patricia. I don't know if this will be of help, but I've taken to putting three little ticks in the bottom corner of my paper before I start my drawing. One for the darkest, midtone, and light tones. I find it helps me keep within the range of my pencils.
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Reply #5 on: May 15, 2014, 05:24:05 AM
 :thankyou: :thankyou:  Danielle and Val for your lovely comments.  With regard to the graphite, it leaves a shine whereas the charcoal doesn't and as I was doing the drawing in the night, it looked horrible with the sheen finish so that made me resort to the charcoal background but thanks for the tip Val. 


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Reply #6 on: May 15, 2014, 05:55:33 AM
That is true for the shine when dark.  When we take a picture it shines and it is not the same as the original. Thank for the tip you girls. O0
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Reply #7 on: May 15, 2014, 06:01:30 AM
Nice job Patricia,  O0 O0 I was drawing along also, then I lost video couldn't get it back. My bird is half done. Hope to get it done today.

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Reply #8 on: May 15, 2014, 09:46:56 AM
Pat...great job!  It looks great, even with a few smudges. You did an outstanding picture.


Nina, look forward to your picture....You guys are soooo fast!!
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Reply #9 on: May 15, 2014, 10:23:58 AM
Patricia,

Your seagull looks good, considering the trouble it gave you.

aloha

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Reply #10 on: May 15, 2014, 10:57:23 AM

Well here it is!!!!   ;D
I did this on Cannon Bristol board that I found at Hobby Lobby. I like the texture of the board. The background I did with a 6B woodless pencil. The Drawing is darker than the picture. Which bugs me. But overall I like it. Thanks Nolan.  :1hug:

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Reply #11 on: May 15, 2014, 11:56:08 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap: a great drawing  Nina, nothing wrong with it being darker.  If it bugs you make the background darker it will bring the bird forward.
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Reply #12 on: May 15, 2014, 12:26:27 PM
Thank Danielle. What I meant was. Taking a picture of the drawing, doesn't do it justice. It comes out light.

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Reply #13 on: May 15, 2014, 12:47:56 PM
great job Nina and Patricia :clap: :clap: :clap:

I like the texture as well Nina O0


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Reply #14 on: May 15, 2014, 01:29:24 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou:  Nina, Retta, Mea and Nolan for your comments on my Seagull.






 :clap: :clap: :clap: Nina, I thought your Seagull was very well done indeed.  Lovely texture with a "softeness" to the drawing.   Great job. 


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