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ajlec2000
06-21-2004, 12:03 AM
Codi. Vignette. Two pretty words that go together so well.
I finished this in less then 2 hours. Write that down. I finished it. A rarity for me.
I also learned something this time. I learned that it takes less time to draw a small picture of Codi then it does to roast a 22 pound turkey. Not a useful lesson I admit.
Various hardness pencils. Mead Sketch Diary. About six by four inch.

hopefulbucky
06-21-2004, 12:38 AM
Oh AJ, this is such a lovely drawing. I love the sparkle you put in Codi's eyes. She has such a wonderful expression on her face. Great job!

lisilk
06-21-2004, 12:59 AM
You've captured her expression beautifully- slightly coy, slightly mischevious, and all carefree wonder. Terrific drawing.

( P.S. Of course during that time you could've rotated 4 tires and bought a turkey sandwich. :p )

sundiver
06-21-2004, 07:53 AM
Lol, AJ! Great sketch- congrats for finishing it! :clap:
How was the turkey? You now know to keep a sketchbook handy next time you cook a turkey. :D

pjo
06-21-2004, 08:34 AM
You have really captured her character here. And completed a drawing, and learned something, and cooked a turkey, talk about multi-tasking, good for you.

ajlec2000
06-21-2004, 10:44 AM
Thanks guys.
Once the turkey was in the oven there was nothing else to do for 5 hours so I did the Codi picture then hit the chat room for a few hours.

Fleur
06-21-2004, 10:48 AM
I love this! It is so spontaneous and vibrant!
Fleur :clap:

Drumbeat-trish
06-21-2004, 01:31 PM
Sparkling and alive ( which is more than can be said for the turkey) great job AJ !!!!!!!!!!!

cmwynn
06-21-2004, 02:42 PM
Some day I will be brave to draw person and post it. I am impressed with the hair especially, the lost and found edges.
Connie

Charlie's Mum
06-21-2004, 02:44 PM
Lovely A-J, and infinitely better than a turkey! Beautiful sketch. :) :clap: :clap:

dabblerdot
06-21-2004, 03:40 PM
Turkey bastings are not a wet medium- hope you didn't get any juice on this lively, lovely portrait of a young lady on the verge of teenagerhood (is that a word?) ;)
You've really brought out so much personality, and this is a beautiful graphite sketch! Way to go, AJ !!! :clap: :clap:

JoyL
06-21-2004, 03:53 PM
Thank you very much for drawing a wonderful picture of Codi. She'll love it. You've captured her "look" very nicely -- and yes, the "eyes" have it - they look great. She's a bit older now - 16 - and turning into a beautiful young woman! (sorry, it a mother's right to brag ...)

CAULFIELD
06-21-2004, 04:43 PM
Great sparkle in her eyes, plus good job on the perspective! Nicole

Deano
06-21-2004, 07:31 PM
Beautiful drawing, and not overcooked...errr...over done. :clap:

Celia
06-21-2004, 08:29 PM
This is a lovely sketch......... now that you have such a wonderful base, will you continue and add some shadows and some highlights?......... I would love to see you bring this to a beautiful deep place............

celia

Khadres
06-22-2004, 12:03 AM
Great likeness! Beautiful work and turkey too! Wow!