I decided to start drawing again...

Discussion in 'Dog Art and Pet Paintings' started by Saeleofu, May 24, 2011.

  1. Saeleofu

    Saeleofu Active Member

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    I don't think I've ever drawn a dog. Or at least nothing more than a basic crappy sketch. It's been a LONG time since I've done an actual pencil drawing, probably years. But I kind of miss it.

    I'm posting a WIP because I know if I don't I'll never finish it.

    These EARS, I swear, they're going to do me in :p Sorry, crappy cell pic.

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    I'm going to get some drawing pencils tomorrow. I know I have some around here, but I have NO idea where. And this mechanical pencil is not cutting it.
     
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    Fran101 Resident fainting goat

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    I like it! lol and its a million kagillion times better than what I could do!

    I so wish I could draw!
     
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    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    Make sure you date your pieces so you can see your progress. We are all rusty when time goes by. I think this is a wonderful start.
     
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    AllieMackie Wookie Collie

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    I like it so far! It's always tricky to try drawing something new. I'm that way with machinery, vehicles and anything like that - I had to draw someone holding a gun for a commission once, and spent half the time just referencing photos of guns and trying to get the darn gun right, and it was a pretty minimal part of the overall piece. :rofl1:

    Would you like constructive criticism? If not, that's fine. :) I'll give it if asked, I refrain if not.
     
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    I would LOVE constructive criticism! :D

    I haven't had a chance to get pencils yet, but plan to a little later.
     
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    I just got a nice little charcoal starter set on sale, plus a couple different erasers, a sharpener, and 7 very nice pencils for a total of $11. Three of the pencils are actually water-soluble graphite sticks that should be fun to play with. Two are this big chunky triangular things that I LOVE. And the rest are boring HB - 4H pencils. I am so in love with the 8B graphite stick. I was going to get some tortillons too but I forgot. Oh well, I found one in my box-o-stuff. nd I have fingers :p
     
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    I think I'm going to re-start this one in a couple weeks. I'm not done, but I'm not too thrilled with where it's going. I shouldn't have started with a black dog :p I'm going to go mess about and break in the new pencils (they're still leaving those deep dark gouges in the paper >.<) and see what happens.

    I swear her muzzle doesn't look that messed up in my sketchbook. It is kind of wonky, but not THAT wonky o.0
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