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Granny's Shanty

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By Moundfreek   |   
Published: October 23, 2010
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Granny's Shanty! AKA, my Grandma's little house in Tacoma, WA ... probably the coolest place in the world.

I think something went wrong with the big tree (or her 'Willow' as she calls it, though I don't think it's a willow). See those white patterns? They are supposed to be light. To me they look like a giant, splotchy stains. Oh well, what can ya do at this point.

Done in colored pencil. I used the grid method. I felt that I needed to give the grid trick another go as my last one ended in disaster (the Audrey Hepburn drawing ... which I loved .... so it was of course lost in the mail when I sent it in for evaluation.... grr). Consequently, I will NOT be trusting the US postal service with the piece.
Image size
3252x2260px 1.51 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
SONY
Model
DSC-W180
Shutter Speed
1/20 second
Aperture
F/4.2
Focal Length
11 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Oct 23, 2010, 10:52:55 AM
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SangoBaby9128Hobbyist Artist
looks amazing! such detail and the colors! AH! Its so precice and proportionate! You're an amazing artist!
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MoundfreekHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks so much! Part of the accurate proportion is due to the fact that this is a grid drawing. I drew a grid on a photo and transfered it to a larger piece of paper
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If I hadn't seen the light pole, sidewalk, garage and, waaayyy in the distance, garbage bins I'd swear this was Grandma's house in the woods ala Red Riding Hood. So much brilliant detail.
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MoundfreekHobbyist Traditional Artist
Danke! I shall be sure not be eaten by the big bad wolf next time I visit!
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SophiakittyHobbyist General Artist
You are not only great at drawing but also at coloring! I adore the light effects and the picture itself. :3
Favourite!
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MoundfreekHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!!
PALLAandHUTTSER's avatar
This is beautiful! Also, the mail service is fail. They are always losing stuff my parents try to send to me in college.
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MoundfreekHobbyist Traditional Artist
Really? That's the worst! Shall we burn the post office?

thanks for the comment!
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gorgeous work! looks like such a cozy place. ^^
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MoundfreekHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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