Archive for September, 2015

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Drawing Final: Woman with Folded Legs

September 27, 2015

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Done… for now. I’m still deciding if I need a shadow on the wall cast from her head, but I’ll get back to that later.

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Drawing Update 5: Woman with Folded Legs

September 25, 2015

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Well, I’ve finally gotten all the wall lines drawn in. I need to continue evening out the tone so it’s not so spotty. I’m not sure if I want her to cast a shadow on the wall, so I may draw a digital test of that to help me decide. Next I’ll work on the bottom front of the sofa, adding modeling and darker values, and that should wrap it up.

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Some Old Figure Drawing Sketches

September 22, 2015

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Still working on the back wall of the new ink drawing, but there’s nothing much to post yet, so I thought I’d dig out a few old figure drawing sketches to keep it active here. These were drawn with wax crayon on 12 x 18″ newsprint. I should have a new update coming on the ink drawing in a couple days.

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Drawing Update 4: Woman with Folded Legs

September 17, 2015

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I’m starting to get the sofa drawn in with its base values, and added a small pillow on the right to give the composition a stop on that side. It will have a darker gradient tone from right to left, and be darker on the bottom… eventually. I had to give my sore wrist a rest yesterday.

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Drawing Update 3: Woman with Folded Legs

September 14, 2015

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The figure is now all drawn in. That was the hard part. The rest is just a matter of drawing the large gradient values of the couch and wall.

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Drawing Update 2: Woman with Folded Legs

September 11, 2015

A little further along.

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Drawing Update: Woman with Folded Legs

September 9, 2015

I’ve started inking the figure. I discovered that black ink in the Uni-ball pen I’m using matches the PITT markers have, so I can use a PITT brush tip marker to fill in the solid black areas and move things along faster.

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