The reference is from a a DeviantArt photographer.
Initially, I was going to recreate the graceful elegance of the dancer, but my hands had other ideas. I don’t know what changed my path, but I am kind of glad it did 🙂
Oh! And don’t forget. You can submit your photos to be included in the new book coming. For more info: https://www.renekunertart.com/2018/08/14/still-a-graphite-junkie/
I almost really screwed up with this one. I used an eraser that apparently had an oil in it. It left horrid marks on the paper (you can check that out below). I was REALLY close to trashing it. Good thing I slept over it. I was able to mostly save it. I can still see the marks, but they aren’t as taunting now lol
Time: A few hours a day over a span of 3-ish days
Size: 40 x 60 cm
Schoellershammer Paper (Now Reflex)
Mitsubishi Hi-Uni Pencils