Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sunday Sketches

I am glad to finally be back for Sunday sketches. This girl was done with graphite and colored pencil using techniques I learned from Jane Davenport. She shares an easy technique for
figure sketching backs.

I am not a big fan of using colored pencils, I do not really like the gritty look they give. I am partial to graphite with its smooth and easy blendability. Graphite also eliminates the color factor which is always a challenge for me. But I did try to embrace my pencils with this sketch.

I am sharing her over at Sunday Sketches today. Check out Sophia's blog for inspiration! Hope you will join us sometime!
xo

17 comments:

  1. Great drawing, love her hair blowing!

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  2. Ooh you must stick with the coloured pencils - I am such a fan. I love my prismacolors because they are so waxy and blend together really well. You just keep on building up layer after layer. I absolutely love them!

    This is a lovely sketch... more please!

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  3. I love this different view for an interesting composition.

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  4. lovely... i need to take one of jane davenport's classes! i love the way you've captured this girl's beautiful ringlets. and i like what you've done with the colored pencils.

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  5. Great sketch...I like the sketchy look that you've achieved with the colored pencils!

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  6. Lovely sketch! Bravo! ~thanks, namaste, Carol (Share the Creative Journey) Happy S S ^_^

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  7. this is a lovely sketch in graphite, so realistic.

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  8. joining sunday sketches:)

    Fun drawing and great job! Love how she looks confident in her own skin.

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  9. Great sketch! I've heard so many good things about Jane's class!

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  10. I remember a day that I looked like that!!! Now...not so much. LOL Neat sketch. I have missed a few art parties this week. Hoping to get back on track this week. Hope all is well with your puppy.

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  11. This is great - you really did a nice job on the body, too!

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  12. Such a great sketch.. Her hair looks great!!

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  14. This is really good. I'm not great using coloured pencils, so way to go. And welcome back!! :)

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  15. Wonderful sketch! I just got my Somerset and noticed your black and white art again! Congrats!

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  16. You have done a great job Cathy I really like your sketches!!
    ManonX

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