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The Big Book of Realistic Drawing Secrets by Carrie Stuart Park

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The Smallest Details

STEP-BY-STEP DEMONSTRATION

Cortney Lindsey is Rick’s niece and a beautiful girl. Rick and I worked together to create this drawing. When we work together, Rick does the initial sketch, then passes the line drawing on to me. I place the working value scale (a full range of lights to darks) on the drawing and work on the hair. Then it goes back to Rick to refine the drawing. Here’s what he did to make the drawing look more childlike.

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1. Complete the Basic Drawing

Lay in the overall shading and hair. The remaining work is refinement.

2. Refine the Eyebrows

Thicken Cortney’s eyebrows, correct the shape and darken the drawing ...

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