June 6, 2012

Beach….Two

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This is getting fun!  I really like the way this sketch is going. 


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I guess because I haven’t made any assumptions.  You know, assumptions about where the eyes are placed….the nose….





I can take my directions from the picture itself and use COLOR.  By using the color in this way, I’m able to shape the face.  It’s a bit like sculpting, but with pencil.  Hard to explain, but the color/shadowing is a bit more pliable.





I was able to see some light in the right eye.   Not so much in the left.  But something will need to be done here…because they don’t match up!  Haha





Tried to de-wonkicize that arm….Will probably need a more experienced eye to help me there. 

1 comment:

JP said...

This is what can be done when you have a great subject to sketch!
It is just fascinating what you are able to do with your pencils.

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