Good to know that you may consider some changes. What is your opinion about color. Are you for or against? As a photographer, learning how to use B&W film helped me use color. I use colored pencils in my drawings and it works out. Derwent pencils are the best because you can mix shades together easily.
I like your subject matter, you have penciled many of my favorites. I would like to see what you can do with other racial groups as well. Onward!
Hello Clarence, ok I and we get that you can illustrate from photos or drawings. How about now going to more impressionist images. Drawing things that are not fixed. Get away from photos and drawings and draw from life. Reason why I am suggesting this is because I am trying it myself. I to draw from photos and other illustrated media. I am now drawing from life because I trust myself enough to do so. How about you? I enjoy what you have done but I challenge you too.
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