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Steve Weatherwax

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Reply #15 on: May 25, 2016, 04:32:44 AM
Good job on the berries, Bill! O0 O0. I love the shading you did on the cast shadows. Well done.

I would work a bit on softening the hard lines in the veins in the leaves. They look a little cartoonish. This goes hand-in-hand with Kathy's comment about the outlines of the berries. You can have distinct lines; they should just blend into the adjacent tones better. We're all guilty of this. :)
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Reply #16 on: May 25, 2016, 10:25:07 AM
Kathy,

I see what you mean about the outline of the berries. I darkened the leaves some, but I agree they are too light still.

Thanks for your help.

Bill
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Reply #17 on: May 25, 2016, 04:08:18 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Bill you are doing great so far. Like me, you seem to be scared of the darks.  Hopefully, it will come in time .... I am still waiting!!!  :crazy2:     Patricia
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Reply #18 on: May 25, 2016, 10:00:39 PM
Bill,

You are learning.  Everyone has given good suggestions.

aloha

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Reply #19 on: May 26, 2016, 07:47:28 AM
Rock's



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Reply #20 on: May 26, 2016, 12:48:06 PM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Bill, your rocks are beautiful.    Patricia
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Reply #21 on: May 26, 2016, 02:04:39 PM
 :heeha: Wow Bill! Great job on the rocks!  :yippee:  :clap:
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Reply #22 on: May 29, 2016, 07:40:13 AM
Thanks - I found some of the dark pencils in my set!
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Reply #23 on: May 29, 2016, 08:05:36 AM
 :welcome: Bill you are going to enjoy this course immensely.  As I was told many times by Mea dont be afraid of the darks  :)
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Reply #24 on: May 31, 2016, 03:52:12 AM
you are doing great Bill - I can see the improvement in your shading and contrast work between the berries and the rocks...don't stop now :heeha: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #25 on: May 31, 2016, 08:04:48 AM
 O0 So pleased that you found some dark pencils in your set Bill .... I am still looking for mine  :2funny: .




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Reply #26 on: May 31, 2016, 03:16:07 PM
 :heeha: Bill, I think you have made a quantum leap here!  What a difference in your two drawings.   :congrats:
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Reply #27 on: June 01, 2016, 06:22:34 PM
I appreciate the comments and compliments on the rocks. It was a fun exercise and I sorta "got it". I understood where I was headed and had an idea how to get there. Which brings me to hatching. Below is the 3rd version of the coffee cup. The first two were so bad my dog hid his eyes when I showed them to him. Kidding about that part, but they were not good.  Anyway, here is the Coffee Cup


 
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Reply #28 on: June 01, 2016, 07:07:20 PM
 :D Wow Bill. I really like your mug. Did you do it in ink? It has a very dark rich look to it. :yippee:
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Reply #29 on: June 01, 2016, 09:23:40 PM
Bill,

Your rocks look good, although they could use more darks.  (Where have I heard that before????)

Your coffee cup is WOW!  The darks made it eye popping!

aloha

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