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The Fox Advances

I worked on the fox drawing a little more yesterday at Ken’s, although most of the morning was spent chatting to everyone and photographing their work over their shoulders (I’ll post them once I get everyone’s permission to do so).

I also bought Dixie’s digital camera – a Panasonic Lumix FZ50. What a lovely meaty piece of equipment, ready to be filled with images of Italy in June this year.

Meanwhile, back at the fox…

fox sketch

A bit of colour and texture brought in, although looking at the digital image of it twenty four hours later is where I am able see the drawing’s shortcomings and areas that I need to work on (muzzle, left ear, etc).

7 comments on “The Fox Advances

  1. Conceptual Muse
    March 19, 2012

    Reblogged this on Conceptual Art.

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    • kittykatmandoo
      March 19, 2012

      Thanks so much for the reblog 🙂

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  2. J M Naszady
    March 19, 2012

    I like your work! I also like to look at the digital image of my work to see what needs attention.

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    • kittykatmandoo
      March 19, 2012

      Thank you for your comment. Looking at an image of your work is like looking at it in a mirror – your brain has to reassemble it, and that’s where you find the bits that need work. My teacher also suggests as an exercise to draw from an upside-down photograph, that way there are no hang-ups with any one feature (I’m yet to try that one for myself).

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      • J M Naszady
        March 19, 2012

        That is a great idea! I have also been told to draw the negative space instead of the positive space on the same principle.

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  3. Helen Jones
    April 5, 2012

    Love the drawing and how you have deftly juxtaposed the very cute with evil glint!

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