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nolan

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on: October 20, 2014, 02:11:38 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

Get access to the class HERE

Print out the references before starting the class and transfer the lines from the blue template to your drawing paper

At the end of part 1 your drawing will look like this:

and after part 2 the final drawing looks like this:
« Last Edit: October 27, 2014, 08:14:27 PM by nolan »


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Reply #1 on: October 21, 2014, 12:41:22 AM
 :heeha: Cats! This tabby will be an excellent start.... then we'll need a Maine Coon.... and a Siamese!!!   :yippee: Cat scratch fever has struck!!!  :yippee:
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Reply #2 on: October 21, 2014, 03:51:23 AM
Woohoo!!!YAY!!!! Cats rule forever :cheering: :cheering: :cheering: :party: 
This one's a beauty, then we need a Sand Cat and then a Rag Doll, and then . . . . . . . .
 
A brief history: In a grave in Cyprus, dating to 7500 BCE, during the Neolithic period, contains the skeleton of a human, buried ceremonially with stone tools, a lump of iron oxide, and a handful of seashells. In its own tiny grave 40 centimeters (18 inches) from the human grave was an eight-month-old cat, its body oriented in the same westward direction as the human skeleton. (Wikipedia)
 
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Reply #3 on: October 21, 2014, 05:59:35 AM
Can't wait for this class!!!!!  Thanks Nolan  :thankyou:

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Reply #4 on: October 21, 2014, 06:57:30 AM
 ;D Bev
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Reply #5 on: October 22, 2014, 04:37:01 PM
My Part 1 of the cat drawing.  Suggestions for improvement please.  Loved this class!!!!!

 :yippee: :yippee:

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Reply #6 on: October 22, 2014, 04:53:31 PM
I somehow missed this class offering! Off to check out the drawing classes....
I volunteer in a cat shelter, how can I resist? 
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Reply #7 on: October 22, 2014, 05:34:39 PM
Sherri I think you lost control over your initial drawing.  If you have any see through page protectors-use a fine tip black marker and trace the outline on that.  You can then put that on your drawing to see where you can adjust the eyes.

I cheated a bit and used a carbon pencil and the Kimberly 9xx pencil for the darkest bits, but only after I got as dark as I could with my pencils.
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Reply #8 on: October 22, 2014, 05:45:13 PM
Nice cat drawings, ladies.

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Reply #9 on: October 23, 2014, 12:32:47 AM
Natalie, I definitely lost control of the eyes.  I used the see through page protector as you suggested, used my electric eraser and tried to fix the eyes of the cat!!  What do you think?  Look better.  Thanks so much for the tip. 

Sherri

Updated Part 1 drawing

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Reply #10 on: October 23, 2014, 04:06:00 AM
Oh, yes,  Sherri. Eyes are better.

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Reply #11 on: October 23, 2014, 04:12:06 AM
Great drawings Sherri and ncwren.  :yippee: :clap: :yippee:
 Can't wait to do this course.

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Reply #12 on: October 23, 2014, 04:13:05 AM
 :clap: :clap: Well done, Sherri and Natalie, very well done indeed.. . . . .  O0 O0 O0
Wouldn't you just know it. . . me, the one who was nagging Nolan to do this course and was looking sooo forward to being there. . . had to go in for emergency dental care...abscess on my new implant!!! Everyone was running around making phone calls to other doctors and what a circus! Arrgghh. . . .  Anyway I am just fine today, no pain, no swelling, no problem, except I missed the class  :'(
Oh well, I'll catch the replay! Meowsers everyone!! 
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Reply #13 on: October 23, 2014, 05:36:47 AM
Sheri I'm glad that worked. Beautiful recovery.  :clap:

Bev you made my teeth ache hearing about it. Glad you are better.
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Reply #14 on: October 23, 2014, 01:33:12 PM
step 1 looking great ladies :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:


 

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