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Reply #15 on: March 18, 2015, 01:02:48 PM
Annie,

So cute, your little teddy bear.  You do great cross-hatching.  Mine look like cross-scratching!

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Reply #16 on: March 18, 2015, 01:51:32 PM
You are moving right along with the course  :clap:
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Reply #17 on: March 18, 2015, 02:32:36 PM
 :thankyou:  Natalie and Nancy.  So honoured you look at my work.  Many Thanks. :flowers: :flowers:

Cheers, Annie
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Reply #18 on: March 18, 2015, 02:35:58 PM
Mea,
1- Yes, those loops look terrible.  Dennis seems to have done that so freely, so loosely, as it is not the focal point... yet, those apparent simple scribbles turned into perfect trees.  Sure sign that he is a master!

I will try to do just that on a piece of paper until it starts looking like trees or bushes.  Later I will do the landscaping course, maybe it is a future lesson for me.

2- Agree, something not right about that side window.  Don't know what it is because I cannot figure out what it is in reality, but it cannot be to darken the right side because we cannot see it at the angle on this picture...

Thank you Mea, really appreciate your critics.  :flowers:
Cheers, Annie
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Reply #19 on: March 18, 2015, 03:52:55 PM
Ooops, just read what I wrote.  I think it was supposed to be - shade the left side.  DUH!

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Reply #20 on: March 18, 2015, 05:36:10 PM
 :doh: Shows you how much I don't understand that piece of structure... check the net for something similar.

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Reply #21 on: March 19, 2015, 01:31:26 PM
The Koru

The lessons are becoming increasingly challenging.  I did pretty good with the reproduction (must have used 1/2 an eraser!)but when I started adding shades, some of the structured enlarged and now my 2 candle sticks are different size.  My plate is not circular anymore... it is hard to stay perfectly on the line, need more practice.

The candle sticks were to detailed for me, so I simplified them... a lot.

Only after I finished D15, that I saw that there was another lesson on this still life on D16, using proportional divider, may have been easier. But no matter, have to learn both ways.

Oops, just noticed that the top of my candles are tilted in different direction.  No fear, they are made of non running wax  :2funny:

« Last Edit: March 20, 2015, 04:39:23 AM by Annie. »
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Reply #22 on: March 19, 2015, 02:31:52 PM
You have done great Annie, it is a great lesson, and you will love the next one and the next one..... It is quite worth the effort.  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #23 on: March 19, 2015, 03:00:38 PM
You are doing great!  ;D O0 :clap:
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Reply #24 on: March 19, 2015, 04:41:17 PM
Well done Annie.  This was not an easy one to do.
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Reply #25 on: March 19, 2015, 05:07:19 PM
Annie,

I found that drawing the most difficult to do, but yours is really well done.  So, maybe a wonky round plate and a tippy candle, but the shading and blending, etc. are all very good.

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Reply #26 on: March 20, 2015, 06:45:16 PM
 :thankyou:

Well if Danielle, Latti, Jill, and Mea think it is not bad... then it is not bad.

Thank you so much for the encouragement.  I learn a lot from observing your submissions, and reading comments. 

Cheers, Annie
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Reply #27 on: March 20, 2015, 07:45:43 PM
Here is my little squirrel.  Again tried, with much limitation, to draw a large range of value... end product, my squirrel lost her pale tummy. 

Still my biggest challenge was to post her standing up.  I figure out a trick to do this and posted it in "Forum Tech Stuff' under 'How To', Forum: How to add a picture to your post / how to use the gallery feature (reply #101)

« Last Edit: March 20, 2015, 08:16:24 PM by Annie. »
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Reply #28 on: March 20, 2015, 07:53:36 PM
Very nice Annie,   You may need a bit more value but it is well done.
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Reply #29 on: March 20, 2015, 08:24:56 PM
Danielle,  would I do that by adding darker strokes (higher B pencil) where the shadows currently are? 
Cheers, Annie
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