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Old 04-06-2005, 05:34 AM
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Hi all
What talent you all have, the individuality is fantastic to see.
Thought i would come out of the shadows and try this one (i dont come out much) This is my first drawing of a child, i to feel as if i have aged her a few years, i found this hard . C&C would be a big help as half the time i have not got a clue what im doing

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Old 04-06-2005, 08:09 AM
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Kirby...you weren't successful in uploading your drawing...try again using the link in my signature!

Impatient to get some feedback, I've photographed my second entry, also in oils, hence the flash shine...sorry! Ignore the very white bits!
Initial painting laying down blocks of colour etc...

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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Dee, good to see those 'steppers'...keep 'em coming!!
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Great styles all around......

I have done a digital version...In PhotoShop7 ...



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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Can I play? I have recently returned to wc and usually post on the d/s forum. When I use a reference, I never go for an exact copy, so if things are different, they are because I planned it that way. I thought she made a lovely little ballerina, so I changed the shirt and earring and got rid of the necklace.

Thanks for the wonderful reference.
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Old 04-06-2005, 09:08 AM
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Carol, that's a beautiful art piece..I love the interpretation you have mastered here..

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ps- What medium did you work on for this piece ?
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Jet, Thanks! Your Photoshop 7 version is very good! How did you do it?Carol...great picture....as it would be from you!
I've tried scanning my work, instead of photographing it...and I think I've got less 'wet paint' flashback....
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

sorry heres the drawing

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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Thanks, Jet. I just use a Bic mechanical pencil and Strathmore Bristol Smooth. I used to fuss with all those different pencils, but I got so tired of sharpening them and finally decided I could get the effect I wanted with just my Bic.

I like yours, too, Jet. Is it oil or digital?

Deidre, I love the looseness you get with your paintings. And yet, you get a striking resemblence. Very nice.

Kirby, yours is so beauifully soft. Is it charcoal?
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Thanks Carol! You're very kind! I found some Bic mechanical pencils today...bought 3, so hope I'll like them as much as you do!
Kirby, well done! She looks lovely, as well as soft...
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

i'm posting this as WIP, wanting to mess with her hair some more (it is NOT purple...)... but... my 4 1/2yr old G/daughter saw it today and asked in hushed tones: Is she a Princess???.... the latest high compliment of the kindergarten crowd.... so, i dont know... .... and Dierdre, i'm still your biggest fan, over in WDE and now here, too.....
this is 5X7 w/c pencils on cold press w/c paper... i lost the sparkle i had in the eyes... any suggestions?? (other than offering her candy??? ...PRINCESS candy, at that!!??!!)
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

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Thanks, Jet. I just use a Bic mechanical pencil and Strathmore Bristol Smooth. I used to fuss with all those different pencils, but I got so tired of sharpening them and finally decided I could get the effect I wanted with just my Bic.

i prefer simple mechanical pencils too.... but i usually put in a 2B lead for darker darks. sweet!
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Hey Deepat - just wanted to say your portrait is magnificent! Absolutely stunning. How do you get the skin tones so clear and light? mine always turn out too yellow and warm...
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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Dee, that's a very well done piece, it has a very 'authentic' look to it...

one 'nitty': the 'bra' strap looks a bit funny.. ...not a biggy!!

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Re: Paint/draw from the same reference - April 2005

Cori...thanks...that's funny...I'm a big fan of yours too!
Blue Angel...thanks...I used a mix of white, cadmium orange, and raw umber...with a bit of flesh tint in places!

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Dee, that's a very well done piece, it has a very 'authentic' look to it...

one 'nitty': the 'bra' strap looks a bit funny.. ...not a biggy!!

Keep 'em coming
Jet, Thank you...I think....In case you hadn't noticed...all my work is authentic! I really don't know why you feel it isn't! I don't trace...I don't need to, I can draw! Check out Sultry's before & after thread...all my befores were done in art class, under supervison! I do measure the main dimensions...I do it with dividers, instead of CPR...same result. The difference is in being able to translate it quickly. Doing it the other way, I often used to get distracted and have to redo the measurement...dividers stay in position! As for the bra strap...it's just an impression We, girls, don't study them!
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deirdre lovely
Sam nice drawing
Well thought i'd give the little girl a try in colored pencil.Grr I think I should have stayed with graphite.

And I wanna say all the gals n guys done a great job. WOW I wish I could do like that. As I am a student. WELDONE EVERY BODY WOW
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