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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Monument, Mount Rushmore, by Elaine (jaguarish)

Here is one place I have always regretted not seeing before I moved away from the U.S., Mount Rushmore.  The drawing is based on a photo I picked from Wikipedia; the photographer placed his photo in Creative Commons. I did the drawing with a Pilot Croquis -- I've replaced the "B" lead with a "6B" instead and was keen to try it out.  A bit difficult to be precise enough to be accurate with the thick shape, but I like the way it feels and I think it will be great to use for life drawing.


4 comments:

  1. How brave to take this monument on, and how superbly you executed it! I've visited there many times. Loved seeing large, furry white mountain goats climbing near by one year!

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  2. I like how you simplified this to mostly line and a little shading. Lovely!!!

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  3. You are so good! I hope mine just make people giggle!

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