Please do not copy a stock images, treat with filters, bright & contrast, color treated, etc. and then claim as your own. That is so not cool.
You are welcome to use to create art--of any medium except for a dabble in photo software as mentioned--and I would appreciate (am not demanding) a link so I can see it too.
I ask that the stock images not be used to express STRONG political views (satire is welcomed), any religious fanaticism, gore, and debasement of any individual because of gender, religion, and sexual preference.
That's pretty much it!
Thanks for taking time to read this!
9 April 2013
Okay this is going to be a challenge. Hopefully I'll compose sumthin' that resembles this.
12 Apr 2013
Good grief. What the hell was I thinking. For the artists who do this with more speed and skill... I salute thee!
15 April 2013
No way in hell am I going to draw every notebook. The photo I can keep as a remembrance of this stash (before selling most on e-bay, dirt-cheap by the way). As a drawing, though, it's going to look a little stale.
This needs to be more than a story of a woman (moi) who goes loopy at "Back to School" sales...so it needs a little flavah.
16 April 2013
I'm liking this! Still tedious (but it's not l
My daughter is very cooperative as my hand model, which I appreciate.
So. I took several photos of her hand at different angles and chose this one to attempt to draw.
(Anyone is welcome to use the hand pic; just send me a link cuz I wanna see your work!)
Two bold Bic cristal ballpoint pens (1.6mm), black and red, were used on Pacon standard weight paper.
After deciding the composition, I sketched (erased, sketched, erased, sketched, erasedsketchederased...you get the idea...very frustrating! :shakefist:) in pencil, before being satisfied enough to outline with the black pen.
Oh, the red doesn't signify blood, pain, or anything dark. It's