I'm going to try to do 1 weekly study for 30-60mins with the Facebook group The Ultimate Study Group, which is free to join by any artist. My personal goal for this is to attack imagery that is difficult. So probably wont be making pretty finished art. Just some good ol' studies with my chalk pastels and reflect on where I went wrong. Focus this week: Scales
Some of the things I learned:
- Need to work on my contrast between the scales.
- Reflection on the eye could be more engaging and stronger.
- Need to become more aware of the direction and thickness of the scales to put down better and more believable strokes.
- May need to work bit larger to get in those details or buy some pastel pencils to experiment. This paper was 4x6.