January 19, 2011

Chess Move

Acrylic on Canvas Panel - 9 x 12 inches (destroyed)
On day 4 I feel like I'm starting to put things together. A better drawing from the start, better color matching etc. Still can't believe how quickly three 20-minute sessions goes by.
I'm also finding that picking your spot is a big deal. I mean when someone else is setting up the pose and the lighting, what you thought was a good spot may suddenly become a boring view. I thought I had a good angle here, but with the light source directly between me and the model, almost all the shadow areas disappeared. I'm not saying that's the only reason this turned out a little dull and flat looking but...

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