A little lighting play
1yr
John Aycock
I had an idea to do a field of glowing flowers and thought the lighting challenge would be fun! I know stars aren’t black, but they’re my favorite part of it. Done in charcoal. I needed to learn more about how to handle charcoal because it can be so difficult to work with but it yields such awesome textures and finishes. I had to use the eraser to do half the drawing which was different for me. I learned a lot! I feel like I dulled the flowers a bit by giving them an outline instead of just using white.
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Kalp Bhavsar
Looks really cool. For me, charcoal is the easiest to work with because I find that I have more control with dry mediums. If you're just starting out with it, try doing life drawings and render them photorealistic. Doing still life and figure drawings with Charcoal really helped me get good with it.
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appo
1yr
looks good. some contrast could be more stronger to lead the eye more to her/focus on her a bit more but overall really nice. in case you need some inspiration in term of tools and how to approach charocal/graphit - eric messinger is a really nice source. he has a youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ-ApZ9bAMBfsHnwOujfTSw/videos and insta page - https://www.instagram.com/ericmessingerart/?hl=de
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John Aycock
I found the YouTube channel. He’s very good. Thanks!
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