developing my skills in drawing

AP simple dotsMy main focus right now is to develop my drawing skills. For this, I am just using a regular drawing paper because watercolor papers are expesive. It would be a big waste to use them to practice drawing. For coloring, I use Daler-Rowney watercolors and brushes. I am not sure if it is the best brand but I am quite satisfied with it. Also, I use an A4 size drawing block, and I draw three girls on one sheet. I guess I would have to learn how to make my illustrations bigger (?) because when I scan my drawings, they look so pixel-y. Maybe a bigger drawing will give a better scanned result. Or maybe it is a problem with my scanner or my scanner’s software. I will have to check it when I have the time. Right now, I would like to share an illustration of another of photo from Atlantic-Pacific. Blair is one of my favorite personal style bloggers, so you will be seeing a lot of her in my illustrations. Some other personal style bloggers I adore are Kendi Everyday, Fashion not fashion blog,  and Fashion Mugging so you will be seeing a lot of them too.

 

 

2 thoughts on “developing my skills in drawing

  1. […] finally used up all the pages of the drawing block I am using. I sort of told myself that once I used it all up, I’ll move to watercolor papers. So that is what I am doing for my coming illustrations but I won’t go overboard just yet. I […]

  2. […] I know it is already autumn and I should be posting girls in autumn clothes but as you know, my blogging is slow so it is dragging the whole thing. I want to post my illustrations in order so later when I peruse this blog, I can see my chronological progress. For instance, this illustration…. I know that the mouth and some other detail are off but I think I made progress compared to some of the firsts illustrations I did about a year ago like this one. […]

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