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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Quick studies, Selfies, by Elaine (jaguarish)

Below are some quick studies of a friend, and Sandee (who I believe I can also call friend now!)

I have been thinking that I wanted to change style and do something looser.  Also, I have this Chinese calligraphy (fude) pen, the Hero 1117 (similar to the more famous Sailor), which I haven't used much yet, so I was trying it out.  These are actually just very small scribbles in my writing notebook (hence the white gridlines) but hopefully will be the steps toward something more fully realised.


7 comments:

  1. great faces-love the eyes on the first one!

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  2. Nice sketches, Elaine. You can make it with a few lines, beautiful.

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  3. Wonderful sketches. I love that you show the before (unsatisfied with it) and the after (closer to photo). Excellent and it gives me hope. Blessings, Janet PPF

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  4. Wonderfully captured likenesses! I do recognize Sandee! Like this paper too!

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  5. awesome, and I love this style!! Thanks for calling me friend!

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  6. Elaine, nice sketches!!! You got a very good likeness of Sandee.

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  7. Thanks everyone! I just noticed today is the last day so I'd better get cracking on the "next step" versions...!

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