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It's no problem Jim wrote am email asking permission. But thanks for defending me :D
I indicate the curvature of the skull with simple white lines. And also draw the midline. In this case since it's turned a bit, the midline is actually covered by the...
picture 23 - final
I have doubts about this line being white, it might also be of a dark value.
In the next drawing I made it dark. It can be either, since it's both side and...
You can cross white and black lines no problem. This is one of the reasons I prefer non oily materials, because it's easier to draw on top with another color pencil
This is an important detail of the back of the skull - because it's the attachment of the SCM muscle. Other than that I only care about the big planechanges of the back...
I indicate the plane change with simple cross-hatch lines. This is much faster than smudging to get a pure/even tone.
If it helps you can draw a super...
An example of rounded cross-hatch lines.
If you look at the drawings by Leaonardo da Vinci where he uses cross-hatch, then you'd find a lot of this type of round...
You don't have to smudge much, often it's enough to just indicate both direction and value with cross-hatch lines.
Personally I like to do cross-hatch lines on top of...
This line under the cheekbone I always give a strong line, it's a downplane and it should be clearly seen that it is infront of the jaw
This line is the change...
Although I like to compare points using horizontal and vertical lines, I don't do this much if the points are in perspective, then I prefer to relate them to the established perspective. In this case...
I end up moving the jaw out a bit, I find it very helpful to use a vertical line to compare points on the skull
These two points are more or less on a straight...
I believe there is one universal answer to all questions art-related, both technically as well as artistically :
"If it works!"
It simply means that all you have to consider is what you want...
Remember to have the cross-hatch lines follow the form. It might help to do perspective exercises drawing basic objects with a lot of lines on top - like...
Although I've started using the charcoal now, I still keep it down, try and do a very light-wristed stroke.
When constructin always draw transparent, even though you can't see where...
I now start using the charcoal pencil. I waited a bit, since the white is nice to use building up the main shapes.
I recommend you use cross-hatching. Cross-hatching is a very old renaissance way...
You have to establish the inbetween perspective lines - they go to the same vanishing point. Actually all parallel lines always go to the same vanishing point!
Picture 4 again
And picture 5 - the chalk is easily wiped off, can be easier than using the eraser.
I advice you to measure angles, and to relate points on the skull by use of vertical and horizontal lines. You can hold up your pencil and see how point falls on these...
You start by construction outer perspective lines, in this case the horizontal line is way above so you can't construct it on the paper. In this case the vanishing point of these lines...
I start with a very loose almost invisible line. It might take some time to develop the feeling for softness so don't worry if you use too much presure.
I try and establish the main shape of the...
There is a special handposition to avoid smudging unwanted areas.
It might be too strenuous if you are not relaxed, so if you are a complete beginner you might want to avoid this.
I like to keep the white appart from the black on the sandpaper. Or you can just use too sandpaperpads.
The same is the case when smudging.
When smudging I suggest you smudge with a different...
You want to get the charcoal and whitechalk really sharp, for that you use the sandpaper. In the beginning you can keep the point less sharp, since you don't decide on any outlines.