Donnerstag, 7. September 2017

Paint Party Friday: Feathers and shading practice

Since I started drawing again some weeks ago, I need to practice some skills I've lost during my abscence. One of it is shading. I failed on these sea shells. *LOL* So I better get some more practice.


When I fail, I always try to get back onto comfortable terrain and do something simple, like graphic or abstract designs. I saw some beautiful zentangle feathers online and gave my own version a go. Feathers are small pieces of art, made by Mother Nature and decorating them makes them even more beautiful.


I tried my hand on leather feathers lately, too. After my first not so nice attempt I watched a lot of videos, got some new tools and had a look at the work of other leatherworkers and here is the second attempt. Still not perfect, but a big step forward.


Later I started another shading practice and it turned out way better on this maple leaf, but still room for improvement.



Linking to Paint Party Friday.

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  1. They are all wonderful, great drawings. Love those feathers. Happy PPF, hugs, Valerie

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  2. beautiful projets .. i love this!!!
    Happy Day
    Elke

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  3. all beautiful art projects! I must say though that the tangled feathers are my fave-very cool. Happy PPF!

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  4. I think you are too hard on yourself. Your shading looks fine to me. In fact, really pretty. The feathers are awesome!

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    1. Thank you! Yes, maybe you are right. We are our worst critics.

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  5. Love your zentangle feathers. Your leaf is wonderful. Great work all round. Your shells are great too.

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  6. All are wonderful ~ divinely done ~ thanks,

    (A ShutterBug Explores)

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  7. It's funny but one of the first things I practised shading on was shells. I love those feathers btw - beautiful. Happy PPF from Number 32 :)

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  8. So beautiful, all of them. Love the zentangle ones!

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  9. The leather is amazing.. .. quite artistic. I love them. Shading has a technique to it . . .practice practice for me to do too. Blessings, Janet

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