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Discussion in 'Open Bar!' started by Airbrush Dreams, May 24, 2017.


  1. Airbrush Dreams

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    Been working on this for a week now. So much more difficult to create the skin texture.[​IMG]


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    Looking mighty fine!
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    Looks so good!


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    So cool!

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    It looks excellent. I also want to try coloured pencils. I have them, I just don't have the time to try them.
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    It is a slow building process and you alway have to keep in mind to leave the highlights alone. White does not work back in. I am hoping that by working in other mediums I will further strengthen my airbrush skill.


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    Crazy detail! :D :eek:
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    Have you ever visited Daryl Tank website? It's called the five pencil method, a lot of free instructional videos. He also has some in colored pencil portrait work. I tried his method of drawing and even bought some of his dvd's. I think it has helped my airbrushing.
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    Looking very good, i can't imagine how to even start with pencils although i have several tins of them.

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    Very slow layers and different blending techniques. I did real simple ones years ago and got intrigued when I saw some really impressive portraits on the internet, so of course I had to try it again. It all depends on the paper and pencils you use together.


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    Are you using in solvents to blend?
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    No, the ones I have are water blend. I have found you can't do large areas of blending with the pencils. To blend with water it works best for file line and edges. Like the eye lids and creases of the nose. It reacts a bit different on watercolor paper.


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    good stuff....christ this place if full of quality artists... i must be in the wrong place..
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    Wolverine (Logan) now has hair. I have to say it was a hairy situation. Caran d' Ache fancolor colored pencils on Strathmore Bristol Smooth. Neck, ears and jacket and shirt still to go.[​IMG]


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    Started Logan's neck to at least get some done today. Caran d' Ache fancolor colored pencils on Bristol Strathmore Smooth. 11"x14". Thanks for following along. Working with colored pencils like this is so new to me.[​IMG]


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    Boy that leather is kicking my but. I may be calling this done. I'll give it a day or two. Caran d' Ache fancolor pencil. Strathmore Bristol Paper Smooth[​IMG]


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