The idea now is to make the gold star on Captain Marvel’s chest stand out. To do that I plan to use some high contrast.
I would liked to have finished this drawing today but I just needs much more time.
Laying down so much graphite it what takes up most of the time honestly. At some point I may try and change up mediums a bit and see if there is an ink, watercolor or acrylic method I can use to fill large areas with value.
In order to get the gold star to stand out the way I want, I may have to darken her whole suit much more.
Previous Captain Marvel Drawing Posts
- A New Body For Captain Marvel
- Captain Marvel and Graphite Dust
- Composition Uncertainty
- Drawing and Memory Gestures
- Captain Marvel too Much Detail?
- Eleven Drawing Finished, Captain Marvel Drawing
These are super hard still but a lot of fun. I really feel that I’m stretching out of my comfort zone, yet I’m making progress. I know I can remember more each time I do this exercise.
Honestly I’m planning on doing a lot more memory work throughout all my artwork.
The first one is my warm-up plus a modeled drawing in ink. All of these are from the Nicolaides book The Natural Way to Draw.
This one was really hard.
I woke up in the to go to the bathroom and glanced at Pattie seated at her desk, maybe half a second while I was half asleep. I’m happy I was able to capture all that I did with my memory.
What went well?
Happy with the Captain Marvel drawing and looking forward to bringing that gold star out.
What didn’t go so well?
Wish I had all day to do art.
What did I learn and/or how can I do better?
Need to find a better way to apply value that is quick and covers a lot of space.