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Joanne Mackellar

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Cowboy

Posted on 03 Apr 2013 in Drawing | Comments Off on Cowboy

The other day I was watching “Unforgiven” and suddenly wanted to draw Clint Eastwood. I was so happy with the result I ended up trying a new program I purchased called Manga Studio. Here’s the orignal drawing: and the practice in Manga Studio:

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Life Drawing

Posted on 31 Mar 2013 in Drawing | Comments Off on Life Drawing

It’s been a while since I last posted about life drawing. I feel I’m improving but sometimes it definitely feels like it’s a “one step forward, two steps back type” of process. I’ve gotten more comfortable drawing and capturing the gesture, now I just need to work on tone possibly with colour. 5 minute drawings. […]

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Life Drawing

Posted on 09 Dec 2012 in Drawing | 0 comments

There’s only one more session left of life drawing for the year. I like to think I’ve improved quite a bit from when I started life drawing. A long time ago while at art school, I didn’t enjoy life drawing at all. It’s strange that I’m enjoying it so much now! Tonight’s model was Fecility, […]

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Life Drawing

Posted on 02 Dec 2012 in Drawing | Comments Off on Life Drawing

I see a lot of artwork on the internet and think to myself “How did they get that good?” Recently I tried repainting a doll’s face and failed miserably, and I see people who do paint faces like it’s a second instinct. So what’s the difference? They’ve had lots of practice. First try will never […]

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Life Drawing

Posted on 25 Nov 2012 in Drawing | Comments Off on Life Drawing

I didn’t find this session as successful as other sessions I’ve been to. I’m not sure if I was having an off day or it was the model. This weeks model is 7 months pregnant making her a bit more difficult to draw for me. Maybe it’s because of comics and media but I have […]

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