So it looks like 1.5 hours is my limit for drawing currently. That is a very small span of time. I need to work on drawing longevity or consciously take more breaks so I can last longer. It’s almost like standing at attention for over an hour. For this drawing I was very focused also, so I’m guessing the focus took a lot of energy.
I’m really happy about my focus though, I can see much more now then when I started over a month ago. I feel like my focus and these blog post analyzing the painting and drawing are speeding up my learning tremendously.
Tomorrow when I continue I will try for drawing perfection. I’m thinking also that I should actually take this painting all the way to the end, maybe three more sessions. One more drawing session, one value session and a color session.
My hierarchy of painting importance
How can I improve the drawing
The drawing doesn’t look great, but the contour is very accurate. Except for the base which I kinda threw in real quick before stopping. I’m going to try and not use my Photoshop comparison to finish the drawing, I feel like using this too much could be a crutch.