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sue ellen
02-24-2002, 10:22 PM
Medium:pencil
Surface:paper
Dimension: 11 x 14

this is my first time to join the drawing events! I had a great time :)

i am going to retake the picture tomorrow in the daylight..the values are not showing as they do in the actuall drawing.

dupliKate
02-24-2002, 11:17 PM
I went out of my way to choose a reference photo that didn't have a face (or hands).... so I am already in awe of the photo you chose to draw!!

This is a lovely study...great angle on her head and nice expression on her face. I'd like to see it finished!

K:)

RuthT
02-24-2002, 11:18 PM
Hi Sue Ellen. Welcome to the drawing events, I think they are fun.

I thought the one you chose was one of the more difficult ones, and I think you have captured the sweet look on her face extremely well.

I worked in St. Louis for 14 months in the 50s. It is a great city and great people. :)

impetuous
02-24-2002, 11:36 PM
i think that the tonal values that i can see here are great (know what you mean about taking images at night ...hopeless:D) the facial features are done really well, very soft.

sherville
02-25-2002, 04:27 AM
Nice one, Sue Ellen! Hey, glad you decided to get in on the drawing thing-o's!

Caron
02-25-2002, 05:02 AM
Hey welcome!!! They are a blast and hope you keep coming out:) I chose her too! Wasnt as easy as she looked! Great detail in her face here! I too would like to see you finish her!!

sue ellen
02-25-2002, 06:16 PM
Thanks for taking a look dupliKate,RuthT, impetuous, sherville, and Caron

I really did enjoy doing the drawing..it was nice to do a drawing where i didn't have to come up with the idea :D

digistyle
02-25-2002, 06:58 PM
Nice use of tones. You built the face up well.

digistyle

Wingnut
02-25-2002, 07:16 PM
Lovely close up!

Its great when someone takes a picture and makes it their own!

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