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Val

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Reply #465 on: February 13, 2018, 08:44:25 AM
How exciting!  :heeha:   What paper did you use for the pastel portrait?

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Reply #466 on: February 13, 2018, 11:04:33 AM
Excellent work  :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Reply #467 on: February 13, 2018, 12:22:15 PM
Oh thanks Patricia, you make me  :blush: but believe me, you are an inspiration!!!.  Val, for life class I am using either canson, Strathmore or daler rowney pastel paper.  I may use sanded paper at some point but the smoother paper is faster for me to use in class and doesn't require as many layers.  Dennis, it means a lot that you are looking in.  Thanks, I owe my passion to you and Nolan, my very first teachers :smitten: :flowers:


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Reply #468 on: February 13, 2018, 12:49:33 PM
Thanks Lynn, I still have some Canson. That's what I thought I'd give a go for a charcoal portrait of my son in happier times. Haven't tried one in charcoal... at least that I remember!  I wouldn't hold my breath though, this is going to take a while, unlike your lovely portrait creations.  ;D
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Reply #469 on: February 13, 2018, 06:00:17 PM
Oh good Val, can't wait.  May I suggest that you put a tone of charcoal all over the paper before beginning--it makes it so much easier to use your eraser for light areas.  I use sand paper on a charcoal stick of vine right over the paper to create charcoal powder and then I just rub in with circular strokes.


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Reply #470 on: February 14, 2018, 12:07:16 PM
Similar to one of Nolan's grains of wisdom from the graphite course. I'll be trying that for sure, thanks.  O0
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Reply #471 on: February 15, 2018, 06:50:00 AM
Lynn, your work is amazing.  :smitten:
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Reply #472 on: February 15, 2018, 08:45:05 PM
Ahh thanks Emmalee, I have been lurking about and secretly following your work.  It is FINE!!!!


 

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