August 11, 2011

A sketch with SOME proportional sense….part 2

Slowly, the figure is gaining her identity.  S.l.o.w.l.y.  I used to be irritated when my drawings came out so misshapen….now, it’s “par for the course” and I’m not as afraid of the early graphite marks.

Had to play around a lot with the shoulder(s), the head, and the front forearm.  It’s apply small line….erase…apply tiny curve here…erase…. apply curve there then.

Yes, I’ve fed my drawing Growth Hormone,  isn’t the disparity obnoxious?  I use more paper than necessary.

I will see more imbalances tomorrow.  Just the way I work.  Distance helps…..oh yeah, and patience.  My favorite part is not too far away……shading!  Goody-Goody!


jp said...

I think this is terrific. If you were sketching me, you'd use much more paper and lead.

Serena said...

Nice work! I love the shading part too...brings the drawing to life. :)

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