Thank you for joining us! Ask Hazylle anything about lesson 2 here.
I had to force myself to stop noodling with this... I think I'm going to try this again on toned paper. Really fun portrait! I'm excited to get into watercolors next week.
I am curious, do you not use blending stumps when working in pencil?
@Lisa I don't usually like to but it is a great tool for more realistic effects for portraits. I guess it just depends on the kind of look I'm going for and usually i like the kind of personality pencil lines add to portraits.
Thank you for the two lessons. I like your calm and patient way of explaining the steps.
It's nice to meet another person who doesn't use blending stumps or blend when working on a portrait.
What is your favorite technique?
Also, if you have any suggestions for me, I'd really appreciate them.
Once again, thank you!
p.s. The pic I uploaded to the gallery seems to have a better resolution.
Hi @Magdalena I think the shading on this sketch is beautiful! I really love the gradients you were able to get with very fine pencil strokes! This is an amazing job!
@Hazylle: Thank you very much for your kind reply! I'm afraid I was just unable to stop. :) Very much looking forward to the remaining two classes! They will be an even bigger challenge.
Just added my Week 2 piece to the Gallery. Argh, came out sideways again. Took me something like 5 tries before I had a base sketch I was happy with, and of course, that's the one I built on for this week's lesson. Will be fun to render her in different media, for sure!