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First detail portrait drawing

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First real pencil portrait

Created in this Craftsy class

Figure Drawing: An Essential Guide taught by Patricia Watwood

Capture the human form with realistic and expressive energy in this FREE class! Renowned artist Patricia Watwood leads you through the simple steps to create a striking figure study.

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Category Drawing
Type Drawing
Subject Portrait
Material Other
Style Realist
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. pencils, hatching, dark and light shadows, a live model. My paper would not let my white charcoal show the highlights, so I made due with a bic wite-out.

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Is the piece for sale? No

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What are you most proud of? That I learned and made a piece look real and used dark and light shadows and learned blocked in and envelope system and hatching ect...

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just do it afraid, relax and enjoy and stop...take notes and keep rewinding if you need too. :) Don't start out with a journal. lol

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I am so excited, Thank You Sincerely, Patricia, you are a great artist and teacher. :))

10/01/2013 Flag


10/04/2013 Flag

Thank YOU!!! :)

02/28/2014 Flag

Great! Love the shading...

10/06/2013 Flag

Thank YOU!!! :)

02/28/2014 Flag

A very good effort, but spoiled, I think by the paper used. Invest in some good paper and keep drawing!

02/25/2014 Flag

Thank you!!! :)

02/28/2014 Flag