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Saturday, May 3, 2014

Animals, Sophie by Melisa McCurley

Sophie was awake for awhile earlier, so I sketched her. She's asleep again, now. :) She's very old and mostly deaf but she still likes to catch crickets and chase lizards. She used to catch the lizards, too, but they get away now that she's slower.


7 comments:

  1. Melisa, this is a great sketch! I like your ink lines and his stance!

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  2. A lovely drawing of Sophie, she looks as though she is on patrol. I am so in love with your hatching and cross hatching, it is so well done and effective. I try this now and then, but am never successful (being impatient I don't try hard enough and long enough, I must have more patience). You inspire me to have another go.

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    1. Thank you! I rarely attempt crosshatching because I am not patient enough, either. You can see I got lazy on her backend and got sloppy. I should practice it more because I do like the look when it is done right. It's handy for a black and white dog when you can't use paint!

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  3. It looks in your drawing that she is old and slow. So beautifully done, Melisa.

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