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on: September 30, 2014, 07:17:02 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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There is no prep work required for this class, just print out the reference photo before starting the class

Here is the drawing you will complete in class:


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Reply #1 on: October 01, 2014, 04:07:44 PM
Well I got half of my dunes done. I just thought I would tell you what I used for an eraser. Since I did not have one like Nolan I did have one of those that you buy at wal Mart. It's and eraser in a plastic round casing with the eraser that you push out as you use it. What I did was use a razor blade to cut it, to gat a sharp edge. You can buy refills for them. I think you can buy them for under two dollars. It works great to pull the high lights out. Just thought I would share this. Happy drawing.  ;D

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Reply #2 on: October 01, 2014, 04:22:42 PM


Lucky for me I had a retractable eraser stick- Paper Mate Tuff Stuff, paid $1.89 for it. But as Nolan and Natalie said, just take a razor to whatever eraser you have and it will work, too!
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(Sorry, it was Nina posting on the eraser bit)
« Last Edit: October 02, 2014, 07:36:19 AM by liz »


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Reply #3 on: October 01, 2014, 04:27:48 PM
Nice job Liz!  O0
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Reply #4 on: October 01, 2014, 04:35:17 PM
 :thankyou: , Natalie!  I needed to hear that!  I think it's an O.K. drawing considering I never drew any beach grasses before.  My in-house critic said, "How come it doesn't look like Nolan's?"  I was too timid to make the grasses with wild abandonment!   ;)
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Reply #5 on: October 01, 2014, 04:40:04 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Liz, a great job indeed.  I too, had never drawn beach grass and sand dunes like this and found it a very interesting technique.  I really enjoyed the class but had to stop three quarters of the way through.  I will finish it in the morning and post it.   Anyway, you did a super job.   


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Reply #6 on: October 01, 2014, 04:57:41 PM
Yes that's what it is called retractable eraser by paper mate. That what you call a senior moment.  :2funny:

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Liz nice job on your dunes.
« Last Edit: October 01, 2014, 05:00:11 PM by NHC50 »
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Reply #7 on: October 01, 2014, 05:10:42 PM
Nice work on the sand dune, Liz.  Like your grasses.

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Reply #8 on: October 01, 2014, 05:13:17 PM
 :clap: :clap: Very nicely drawn Liz. Would believe I've waited for this class for a while and then forgot at 4:00 today. Tsk tsk. Going to watch it now.
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Reply #9 on: October 01, 2014, 05:18:57 PM
Thanks for your comments, Everyone!  If you want to really see how your skinny eraser can work wonders, you have to draw the grasses on the left side as tall as you can.  THEN the sunlit leaves made with your eraser will stand out very nicely.  Go for it!  :)
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Reply #10 on: October 01, 2014, 06:37:54 PM
Yeah, your dunes are excellent and the grass is well done. There is a lot of types of grass that grow in these places!! Congrats!
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Reply #11 on: October 01, 2014, 09:42:00 PM
Great job Liz. I will get on to this one soon, looks like fun.


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Reply #12 on: October 02, 2014, 12:05:28 AM
Wonderful job on your Sand Dunes Liz don't think you have to do an exact copy remember yours is an original. Ray
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Reply #13 on: October 02, 2014, 03:49:16 AM
great job liz on your sand dunes  :yippee:  love your grasses  O0 
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Reply #14 on: October 02, 2014, 04:39:10 AM
Here's my drawing of the Sand Dunes. I fiddled with the horizon line this morning and made a mess.  Anyway, an enjoyable class, thank you Nolan.


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