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Camera Canon Canon MG5400 series

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Perspective in Landscape Drawing taught by Patrick Connors

Master linear perspective and learn to draw landscapes accurately using simple tools and classic techniques.

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Category Drawing
Type Drawing
Subject Landscape
Material Pen & Ink
Style Impressionist
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. rendered from Photo. pen and ink. 9X12 cold press Arches paper, 1.5 inch border on each side. Drawing size 6X9

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Welcome back ccapewell, You have posted another wonderful rendering. It is impressive how large a space is conveyed and the actual drawing dimensions. There is not much to comment on with two exceptions. First, the tonal structure confirming the distance in one area: The two trees on the right. The further of the two should be somewhat less dark. The second is the composition, it seems a bit cropped. Did you work from a reference image or nature? Other than that, your penstroke or calligraphy contributes to the pictorial depth, the means to achieve detail is convincing and delightful, and a well-balanced chiaroscuro. I look forward to seeing the post of your next drawing.

05/05/2014 Flag

Thanks for your feedback. yes working from photo here. i am still experimenting with various cropping styles, widths, and shades. I do find the chosen cropping wdith pleasing when looked upon from a distance of 6-10 feet. I do prefer a white border as it similuates a matting. Ive found that my drawings seem to look better in person then on computer, or at least on computer keepingt the image size small to simulate distance. This I believe is due to the impressionist idea of the illusion and combing of lines at a distnace that are separate up close.. perhaps the 1.5 inch might be too much, maybe 1 inch would suffice, I agree the tree needs to be darker and overlooked that as well.

05/09/2014 Flag

Very nice drawing. Congrats.

05/09/2014 Flag

It is a pleasure to see others commenting on the Craftsy perspectivi. Well done artistecylh.

05/10/2014 Flag

Hello ccapewell, Thank you for the comments below and for including the reference image. The biggest concern in cropping a view, even if it does permit it to be rendered small, is the compromise of the pictorial space. You may need to slightly change some of you ideas on calligraphic representation but I think you could work your preferred dimensions and still get all the space. Nevertheless, again, this is a wonderful drawing.

05/10/2014 Flag

Wonderful accomplished control of pen and ink lines.

06/22/2014 Flag

I think it might help to further delineate the foreground bushes...a little more heavy detail in front might enhance your sense of depth.

06/22/2014 Flag