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Postby xxiiheartyewwxx » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:15 pm

keep in mind i'm in high school please.. but tell me what I can do to improve... I scanned them, so the color went all weird and purplish..
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Postby Michael Ortega » Tue Nov 06, 2007 7:44 am

At first glance these do look interesting. But they are way too small (and light) for my poor old eyes to make any real sense of them...post them larger please...
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Postby DLKeur » Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:08 am

^ +1

Bigger, please. :D
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Postby ehoeveler » Wed Nov 07, 2007 6:11 pm

I really like the one where her hair is in her eyes with the 'Music is Everything'! E
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Postby vytenis » Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:11 pm

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Postby Halleck » Mon Nov 12, 2007 11:29 pm

hey i'm in high school too!
yea i think you should add more value - make the dark darker
your art has very high potential =)
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Postby beautifulbay » Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:29 pm

I agree, push your darks more, don't be afraid to go really dark where it's needed...push those pencils into the paper!
Your eyes are not lining up correctly, especially on the first one. Are you drawing light lines across the face to place everything? Try doing that if not already and simply work on your proportions.
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Postby johnwalkeasy » Sun Nov 18, 2007 8:21 pm

Well, This is the thing. You got drawing skills. And they will improve. Perhaps it is time to starting painting. Your drawing and painting skills will improve together.
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Postby gfitz » Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:23 pm

I agree with Halleck and Beautifulbay about the values. Try more solid black negative space to keep the eye moving. Also, try this site for all your human proportional needs:

http://drawinglab.evansville.edu/proportion.html

You've got a good hand and the desire . . . the rest is learning and, of course, practice!! Keep it up!
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Postby IRMA BACKELANT » Sat Dec 22, 2007 11:55 pm

really good start - potential there for sure.
first one, turn head more instead of face on for more interest, shade cheeks heavier so check bone more prominent, reduce mascara look for more naturalness, reduce size(width) of neck
second one, eyes are cockeyed, again try turn head as one would in a portrait. don't know what is coming off neck, if a scarf not distinct enough so now is a distraction or artifact
third is the best because it is suggestive and adds interest by mystery.
good luck
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