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Squirrel - work in progress

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Squirrel - work in progress

  Colored Pencil Magazine has a monthly art challenge, which I recently discovered. The squirrel above (photo taken by Sally Robertson) is for the January Challenge. I am still a beginner when it comes to colored pencils. I've used them to draw my Christmas cards, but not much else. I'm looking forward to participating in this art challenge every month to get more familiar with different techniques. The photo below shows the beginning stages of my drawing, about 3 hours of work. The major part of the beginning stages is measuring and getting the basics down on paper with the correct...

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Deer Drawing WIP

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  The start of a new drawing is on my drawing board.  Deer are such gorgeous animals.  There are many near my house and I often see the path they leave in my grass.  They walk through my yard at night, so I don't usually see them.  I wish I did.  The majority of the time, they are on the side of the road and I hope and pray they don't decide to run out in front of me. Photo is courtesy of http://www.morguefile.com - gracey.  I've laid down the sketch proportional to the photo, which took about two hours. ...

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