I had high expectations when I started this drawing!! Too high!! I even went out and purchased “real “ drawing paper, so that I wouldn’t have that stippling effect that appears when I use graphite on watercolor paper.
At about this point, I realized I was in over my head! I toned down my drawing and was happy that I got all those little bodies, somewhat proportioned and recognizable. And wondered why I thought I was ready to sketch any further.
Once I bailed on my original plan, I just outlined the kids with permanent marker.
I learned a bit about faces here…..not to draw too much. If I’m keeping it simple than each mark has to speak loudly. The third child from the left looks like he could be Frankenstein’s son…..Got a little carried away with my pencil for the mouth.
If I was really
However, I would’ve had to adjust each of their little arms……”no touching please” WHICH …reminds me of the ”she’s touching me” car commercial, where the family is taking a road trip and one of the kids barely touches the older sister, who totally freaks out about it….Ahhhh, the good ‘ole days!
Had to ad-lib the left side of the blue girl, since her whole body isn’t in the original picture.
One of these days, I’ll figure out how to draw a simple quick hand, decided I could get away with a mitten-ed version.
The clothes definitely needed some pattern.
Here’s the Inspiration picture from foreversouls on flickr. Aren’t those kids adorable???? I love how they are doing exactly what they are told, but you can tell that a few of them have decided to do a little daydreaming! Just precious!
My version of DANCE LINE!!