May 20, 2012

Inward Dive….looking Back




I thought I had omitted a rib or two….I guess I drew more than I thought.





Color Wheel….a MUST have.  Have I referred to this often or what?  Remember, in colored sketching or painting… we aren’t suppose to use gray or black for shadows.  We are suppose to use color.  If we want a shadow, we have to go to it’s opposite.  

For instance…if I’m using blue….and I need to show shadows, I have to apply orange.  Otherwise, we’d make it all muddy with a gray/ black.  Muddy isn’t pretty!






This ladies back is a bit deformed.  I’ve made no curve in that upper section.  You know, those 7 cervical vertebra.  (Had to look that up…I forgot the name of this portion too).





Rounded that upper back out some (will still need to tweak)…..and gave her some spinal knobs along the back.  Not in the picture but I have creative license remember!  Haha


It’s head time….so I’ll probably avoid this by doing another drawing for awhile!  Tis my habit!

3 comments:

Faygie Fellig said...

i love looking at your work because it is something i could never do. you have a special talent. thanx for commenting on my blog. means alot! blogfriend!

Eden said...

Thanks so much Faygie :D

Daisy Yellow said...

Eden, I'm always impressed by the way you challenge yourself to improve in each and every drawing. And I love those pencil shavings!

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