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shading and sizing

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shading and sizing
« on: December 23, 2013, 04:23:50 PM »
I have been working on shading and drew this Kermit. I only used a blending stump on the background and the edge of the blanket I drew in. I included the reference photo. I only drew in the blanket to hide the mistake I made and couldn't fix it. It was the size of Kermit's body (it was to big) I like to draw things different sizes than the reference photo so it doesn't look like I traced it instead of drawing it. How can I avoid this mistake in the future?
I also included my first ever drawing without erasing. I did this eye without a reference photo one pencil and no erasing. How did I do?

Janie

Re: shading and sizing
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2013, 09:23:52 PM »
Excellent!

Ladyeight29

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Re: shading and sizing
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2014, 02:50:43 AM »
Thank you Rediscover I appreciate that! ;D

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Re: shading and sizing
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2014, 05:10:52 PM »
Just thought I would share my Beaker. He goes with my Kermit. I think Beaker turned out better. :)

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Re: shading and sizing
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2014, 03:57:24 PM »
Absolutely LOVE these Muppet drawings!

Lena

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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2014, 09:44:12 AM »
Your muppets are looking great, very good!

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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2014, 12:43:24 AM »
Thank you very much!! Lena

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Re: shading and sizing
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2014, 11:49:49 AM »
Lady, Matt's drawing course teaches you how to use a grid over your photos to help with proportion and visual organization. Are you taking his course? Your drawings are awesome, by the way! There is a study on eyes in Matt's drawing course. :)