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    strSAM - Composition 1.1

    Hello
    This is my first attempt at drawing on a graphic tablet, so it did not work out too well
    The remaining 19 drawings, it will be hard work

    Orginal drawing : Jan Matejko - Studium głowy starca
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    It's a good start, especially for your first time using a tablet. You've done a good job with capturing the "feel" of the face, but the overall values are too light. Also, don't be afraid to use sharper edges and transitions between your lights and darks.

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    I know that values are too bright, but it's my habit of drawing witch pencil, other thing is that here I have to switch to the shapes and tones rather than on the edges and angles of whose'm used to

    I'm self-taught so I probably have a lot of bad habits in the drawing, but it's time to fix this

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    I'm sorry if I wrote something wrong, but my English is only used in speech

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    Great start - the shapes are pretty good, despite your being abit wider, but this is not a bad starting point

    On to the next one, go go go!

    Beautiful painting by the way.

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    Hi, welcome here!

    Using a tablet is bit unsettling when you come from traditional media.
    Don't worry it will come with practice, and copying from the masters will help you change your habits (I'm also a self-taught and I'm really rehabilitating my hands and brain since I started this assignment )
    Nice start! Keep drawing!

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    thx
    I think first one was a lucky shot , i tried now with other paintings and ..... several hours wasted haha

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    the tablet is quite a different story
    I feel like I just started to draw for the first time

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    nice progress - learn to love those harder brushes.

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    Don't be shy on your darkest values, go on and pick up some very dark grey
    This is digital painting, you can add white whenever you want!

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    Quote Originally Posted by strSAM View Post
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    I think first one was a lucky shot , i tried now with other paintings and ..... several hours wasted haha
    No, no, no...time spent making awful painting isn't time wasted - it's time well spent learning

    In my experience it works well starting out with hard brushes, softening up edges when needed instead of starting with the soft brushes since getting shard edges after that can be hard.

    Slow down. Measure the shapes, paint them, then measure them again. Spend extra time at this step if need be, this part will affect everything else you do with the study

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    I cheated a little bit , i have used grid in photoshop , because i still have problem with measuring everything without my hand and pencil i find it dificoult
    I know it is to bright but i wont to finisz as clouse as i cant to one hour

    Are ther some rules in painting on PC ?? starting from dark to wight or some other basic rules ?? i should work on one layer or many ?

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    don't know what others do but I try and eyeball the mid tone in the image and then fill from that, and add lights and darks over the top - on your last image I'd say the key value to hit would be the ground plane and then work from that. I'd happily be proved wrong.

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