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Thoughts from India and a few drawings not on DA
I've been in India for the past 3 months, and plan to be here another 2 months. Right now, I am at Sivananda Saraswati Sevashram http://buildhope.org/, my aunt and uncle's orphanage. I am working with the kids to teach them English and computer skills, and am drawing in my other time, mostly quick sketches and cartoons. Check my twitter and instagram to see the sketches. It is difficult to get quality art supplies (in my case, paper) in India, even in the big cities like Chennai. So, I'll probably stick to small sketches for awhile. Moreover, I find that the small sketches/cartoons are what I feel like doing these days, rather than involved
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Foray into photorealism
I am preparing myself for my next photorealistic drawings. In some ways this preparation has been going on for several years, as I have focused on line and shading technique, even in drawings purely from the imagination.  Also I feel as though my mind is "refreshed" and ready to concentrate on recreating minute detail from reference images.  This is because I have spent the last year working on drawings with their basis solely in the imagination.  Note that I have not been "taking it easy," despite using less concentration in these imaginative drawings. In order to take full advantage of the eye's 575 megapixels, I need to remind myself that
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contest: photo for 12-month premium membership
Post or suggest a photo (must be large and high-resolution) that will be the basis of my next realistic drawing, and if I choose your photo you will receive a free 12-month premium membership!  Leave the link in your comment below. I may choose none or more than one photo. thanks!
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marcgosselin|Professional Traditional Artist
Hello Sheela I called our latest EC "Bed Time Story" if that's alright with you.
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SheelaSingla| General Artist
sure marc, nice title!
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marcgosselin|Professional Traditional Artist
I'm glad you like it Sheela, hope you're enjoying the rest of your summer.
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You are most welcome.
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TonHaring|Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for the fave :)
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Bernardumaine|Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving "Surbion " :D
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TonHaring|Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you for faving Forum Sheela!
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