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Art anyone?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Samantha drawz, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. Feb 20, 2017
    samssimonsays

    samssimonsays Milo & Me Hoppy Tail Acres

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    Thank you all :)

    I am with you @sonorabitandspur I have the same range in graphite but am still learning with the much darker ones. :) I start out as light as possible and some times its still hard for me to get it worked up to the darkest. But I'm getting there.
     
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  2. Feb 20, 2017
    sonorabitandspur

    sonorabitandspur Chillin' with the herd

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    I approached sharing the same way.I was always afraid to put down too much graphite. It took me years but finally I began to experiment. I go about it almost totally opposite.. I usually start with the subject and define the dark areas, then working to the light areas and bringing out my details. Then I will work on the sky, then horizon and background. Then I work in the fore ground. Because I am right handed I work from left to right.
     
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    samssimonsays

    samssimonsays Milo & Me Hoppy Tail Acres

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    I have found myself bouncing around between how I handle each piece but I do a lot of the same as you. Main subject first then move on to the background.
     
  4. Apr 24, 2017
    Stephanie R

    Stephanie R Exploring the pasture

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    This is very a beautiful work! Who's inspired you?
     
  5. Apr 24, 2017
    Stephanie R

    Stephanie R Exploring the pasture

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    e7fba737-022e-41fd-9ac4-eba439cbace8.jpg

    This is my work on glass!
     
  6. Apr 24, 2017
    samssimonsays

    samssimonsays Milo & Me Hoppy Tail Acres

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    My husband is a firefighter :)

    Your glass work is beautiful!
     
  7. Apr 24, 2017
    Stephanie R

    Stephanie R Exploring the pasture

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    wow, that's impressive! I think I've never met any firefighter in my life...
    And thanks, I really like the colours of this one:)
    Unfortunately I am not good at people portraits, but have numerous cats and dogs in watercolour:D
     
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  8. Apr 24, 2017
    samssimonsays

    samssimonsays Milo & Me Hoppy Tail Acres

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    That is great! I started with horses and animals and worked my way to people. I started with babies as they were easier to draw for me and worked my way up :)
     
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    TAH Herd Master

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    Drawing!.jpg unnamed (6).jpg unnamed (7).jpg unnamed (8).jpg
     
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  10. May 12, 2017
    CinnamonEli

    CinnamonEli Loving the herd life

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