A little sketch I did last night...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickerdoodle13, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Quick little sketch I did last night. Just wanted to get hte idea down on paper. The wolf turned out a little too cartooney for me, but I sort of liked the way it turned out. Gives it expression! LOL. I think it would look pretty cool as a painting or oil pastel! Let me know what you think!

  2. Really nice. I like the way the moon is making the wolf's shadow on the hill more full.
  3. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    Really nice! I have exactly ZERO artistic capability, so very impressive!
  4. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing

    Mar 10, 2007
    You have talent. Looks really cool!!
  5. ChickenGirl95

    ChickenGirl95 Songster

    May 31, 2008
    New York
    Oh my gosh, that is really good! You have a great talent. I can't draw for my life.[​IMG]

    From and artist to an artist..... when you fill in your night sky, use very SMALL circular motions with your pencil and you'll avoid the up and down linear pattern in your night sky.

    And I dont think the wolf came out to cartoon like. Better than what I could have done. I can blend/shade/fill very good, but my actual sketching lacks talent. I have a hard time using the proper side of my brain. I think I sketch from the left side of my brain too much which if I recall correctly is the part of the brain that processes math and characterizes everything.
  7. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Thanks everyone!


    Thanks for the advice! I don't normally shade in such large areas, but I will definitely try that method next time! I noticed I kept getting the vertical lines when I was shading but didn't know how to avoid them.

    I'm not too terribly good at just sitting down and sketching anything that comes to my mind. I've been trying to practice that more, but I still like to have a reference photo. Sometimes I look at other's artwork to get ideas also. Even if I have 10 photos of different parts I'm pretty good at putting them together. However, it helps me sooo much to have that shading reference to glance at!
  8. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    you are VERY talented [​IMG]
  9. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    nice job !!! wow! I love it.
  10. Quote:Yep! I learned that technique when I was taking color pencil lessons. When your using color pencils in large areas the same thing happens with the verticle lines.

    And if you ever move into coloring your sketchs, to make a good black sky, you can layer blue, then purple, then black. Dont know why, but the undercolors always make things BLACK!

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