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This is the president of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves
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I like the background color! Makes it interesting. And goes very good with the rest.
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Your use of color is getting better everyday! Really watching your growth has been so wonderful! This is your best yet! Really wonderful work!
Thank you so much! I wasn’t that happy with it, so I’m really glad that you like it!
I like the use of green as a contrast to the flesh tones.
I like this. The more I think about using color (mind you, not actually using color–just thinking about it), the more impressed I am by what you are able to achieve. I’m working up the courage to give it a go. I still don’t get: how do you know which color to put down first? Light? Dark? I am easily baffled. Anyway: nice drawing.
Thanks a lot! Well i heard somewhere that you start light and then go darker.. So that’s what i have been doing.. To begin with i mixed the colors in a plastic tray before applying them, but now i start with some light red and then i add a little this and that gradually to get something that looks realistic.. With watercolor it’s part of the game o play with the water on your paper.. it can get too dry or too wet.. I saw you did a table in colorpencils – that was not bad! I’ve never tried colorpencils!,
Start light and go dark makes intuitive sense to me. I’ll try that. That table was an act of desperation.
A good act af desparation !
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