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Still need to go back over the face and add detail, it's still just pretty much a tonal drawing at this point.
Still a LONG way to go...
07-23-2009, 09:32 PM
Wow, this is breathtaking! Are you using pastel pencils or sticks?
07-23-2009, 09:32 PM
Stunning, I will be looking to seeing the finished peice
Thanks Tanja & Scott.
I'm using Rembrandt Sticks Tanja. I still have to play with them to figure out how to get the detail I want. This is my second pastel piece so I haven't really gotten completely used to them yet. I usually do colour pencil work.
It's also being done on a full sheet of Pastel Board so it's quite a large piece.
07-23-2009, 11:10 PM
Very nice and pretty impressive! Even more impressive, when you know it is Rembrandt! :-)
07-23-2009, 11:35 PM
Wow! Fantastic so far. What paper are you using?
07-23-2009, 11:37 PM
looking very nice so far.
07-23-2009, 11:39 PM
WOW! Looking great!
07-24-2009, 04:20 AM
Wow love this
07-24-2009, 05:07 AM
Stunning, gotta be an eyecatcher in RL! Pulling up a chair to watch you work....
07-24-2009, 07:07 AM
07-24-2009, 09:29 AM
Another Wow from me! Incredible work!
07-24-2009, 09:45 AM
This is coming out very nice. I'm looking forward to seeing more.
:eek: WOW...you guys are WAY to kind! Thanks for all the great comments and the support :D
Sorry Karen, I really don't know the brand of the paper...I just had asked for a large piece of pastel paper. Apparently it's pastel paper mounted on board. I will try to find out though, it's great to work on.
Thanks again everybody!
I like your careful detail, what a draftsman. Keep going in this style, I like to see linear techniques. beautiful.
07-24-2009, 12:25 PM
Hi Mitch - its been a while since I've been around - it's good to see you are still going strong. I love the wrinkles in his skin can't wait to see your progression. Great job!
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07-25-2009, 06:22 AM
Looking great! How do you *paint* an elephant? Bit by bit! (Ahem, sorry, couldn't resist... :-)
Thank you everybody. I really do appreciate each and every comment. :D
:wave: hi mandy...i've been away too...glad WE'RE back :D
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