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Hi there!

I am 19 y.o. uni student majoring in Visual Communication Design and I mostly deal with photography, graphic design, and drawings. Never paint anything worth showing, but have a few sketches done for my Drawing class assignments. Next year, I'm taking painting class. And hopefully I will be able to amaze you the way I am amazed with all of your works here! <3

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Final Assignment Drawing 2 : The Making

Posted on June 11, 2011 at 7:00am 7 Comments

Maria Kochetkova and Joan Boada in Raymonda. © Erik Tomasson

I don't own the picture, It was taken from a blog post, here's the link:

Ok, so that picture above is what I'm about to achieve..

Media: Faber Castell's 48 Colored Pencils on paper. I've printed the picture out and I'm using the grid method.



As you can see the grid method helps me measuring the proportions and it gives me more accuracy for details. I know this method is  disliked by some, but this really helps the beginners to improve their intuition. I am a student and I was bad at proportion without grids. But time after time I can indeed go on without grid and though it's not as good as the guided ones, I feel a major improvement in my instinct.…


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work in progress - my first digital portrait painting

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At 12:40pm on November 15, 2011, Dolores Jablonski said…

WOW Anna you do beautiful work! Much luck to you :)

At 8:01pm on June 12, 2011, Aileen McLeod said…
You are talented Anna.
At 9:57am on June 11, 2011, Robin Lamarche said…

I feel honored to be your friend. Thanks.


At 2:13pm on May 29, 2011, indra said…
okeee... udah aku upload tuuhh anna yang cantik...
At 9:12pm on May 23, 2011, indra said…
At 7:42pm on May 21, 2011, Karen Hull said…
Thank you heaps Dianna for your wonderful comments and welcome to the Art Colony - looking forward to getting to know you here!!! :)
At 1:46pm on May 20, 2011, Sue Pownall said…
Hi Dianna welcome to your new art adventure.
At 5:16am on May 19, 2011, Thaneeya McArdle said…
Welcome, Dianna!  Hope you enjoy the site.  I look forward to seeing your artwork! :)


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