Today’s exercise utilizes tone AND line to approach the rendering. I felt certain things about this were successful but as usual, when I scanned the thing I saw all kinds of tonal imbalances I couldn’t see before. Whew….almost done with this scene. Only one more rendering of it and I’m glad because I’m sick of it. My back will thank me too since I won’t be sitting on the floor for hours anymore.
Well, after being gone on vacation for 10 days I’m back to the drawing project. This one made me revisit my horrible undergraduate days in my one design class where I unfailingly managed to make a crooked, blot-filled mess of every technical pen drawing I was asked to make. Some of us are just straight-edge and T-square challenged and some of us also have been cursed with unsteady hands. For some reason today my hand’s shaking more than usual even [...]