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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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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. 70 lb medium sketch paper, artist masking tape for frame, 2H, H, B graphite pencils, kneaded eraser

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What are you most proud of? I tried to resist to outline.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time.

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Hello Joygp, Congratulations on posting another drawing and on your success for resisting the seductive charms of the outline. When you compare this drawing with your previous ones you can see that this has more atmosphere. An outline would have diminished that quality considerably. Another idea to consider is to not focus on a section of your view so much. Either get back from the scene more [use your cone of vision tool] or if you are working from a reference image that you shot and used the zoom feature on the camera consider not using it to this extreme. Last, be careful with your tonal expression around the foliage of the trees. It is a bit too dark and serves to isolate them rather than incorporate them in space. All-inall, well done, you are improving. I look forward to seeing the posting of your next drawing.

03/29/2014 Flag