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Reply #30 on: October 30, 2014, 07:15:28 PM
Nice work Nancy.  :clap:
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Reply #31 on: October 31, 2014, 07:58:26 AM
My drawing of Nolans cat lesson plus another I finished just before the 1st cat lesson it would be nice to see what my PB friends think
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Reply #32 on: October 31, 2014, 06:10:15 PM
Nice class work  :clap:
 :smitten: your personal drawing!
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Reply #33 on: November 01, 2014, 08:20:41 AM
These are fantasticats!!  ;D   Just finishing up a drawing and then I can have a go at this.  :heeha: Then I've got four unwilling felines to pose for me!!!   This is gonna be fun! Here kitty, kitty......       
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Reply #34 on: November 01, 2014, 08:24:06 AM
Nolan, care to drop any hints on how to draw a black cat  :confused:   Felix is jet black with green eyes, how would I go about getting his facial features to show and still keep him looking black-black?  :confused:
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Reply #35 on: November 01, 2014, 08:54:50 AM
Thank you Natalie and Val for you lovely comments
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Reply #36 on: November 01, 2014, 09:03:49 AM
Nice job on your cats, Stevie!


Val, when black cats have light on them the highlights look dark gray - you can use those highlights to show the facial features and body shapes on the black cat. :) my two cents worth! :)
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Reply #37 on: November 01, 2014, 12:41:38 PM
Great job Nancy :clap: :clap: :clap:
just be careful when you vary the direction of your strokes to not vary them too much otherwise you can end up with a scruffy look. What you can still do to your drawing is darken the body underneath the bottom jaw to add more contrast there, that will lift the jaw away from the body. O0

Well done Steve :clap: :clap: :clap:
You cat is at step 2, what you need to do now is continue to stab more hairs in, concentrating on getting the contrasts correct, especially at the top of the head O0


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Reply #38 on: November 01, 2014, 02:32:12 PM
I encountered a problem when doing the lesson because I had transferred the reference drawing using black graphite tracing paper which left my drawing with dotted lines all over which were hard to erase. I was mad with myself for not transferring it by pencilling the back of the sheet but I thought I could save time this way ... much to my detriment. Anyway, if anyone can learn from my mistakes, then I would be happy. 


So here is my dotted cat:




All comments are welcomed.  Patricia
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Reply #39 on: November 01, 2014, 03:09:17 PM
Well Patricia, those dots seem to have blended right in with the cat's fur...so no worries there!  :yippee:

Gorgeous rendition. Love those eyes and the fur texture looks 'spot' on!  :2funny: (couldn't resist)
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Reply #40 on: November 01, 2014, 03:13:21 PM
Nice work Patricia. I dont see any dots.  :clap:
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Reply #41 on: November 01, 2014, 03:57:10 PM
Patricia,

Your cat looks good to me - undotted to my eyes.

aloha

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Reply #42 on: November 01, 2014, 04:21:56 PM
I see what you are talking about Patricia but you have done a wonderful job in spite of it! Well executed! :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #43 on: November 01, 2014, 04:59:15 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou: :thankyou:  Val for your super comments, just loved the "spot" on pun  :2funny: :2funny:


Natalie, Mea and Tania for all your lovely comments too.  Much appreciated.   Patricia
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Reply #44 on: November 01, 2014, 08:11:06 PM
Thanks everyone for the comments. Nolan I will darken the cat under the bottom jaw.All the cats look great.
Nancy J


 

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