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Mainly because every time I come here I see the same old journal page and it's starting to annoy me.  Still learning to draw people, working my way through 50 men at the moment and continually frustrated at my progress.  That said, I'm fairly sure that improvement comes over a matter of years rather than days so I'm sticking at it.  I am managing to pick up on some recurring features as I do the sketches which is something I found when I did all the hands and feet, and there's certainly some degree of learning going on.  Erm.  That's probably about all I can put here with regard to progress.  Will return to my men now.


David Shaw
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United Kingdom
Keep meaning to update this bit but never get around to it. Very much a hobbyist, the fun for me is in making the drawings rather than the satisfaction of producing something beautiful that I enjoy looking at. In fact looking at my pictures tends to cause me some discomfort and I'm self-critical to a pathological degree. Getting better every day though.

I'm a bit fickle when it comes to settling down and sticking to a medium. Current flavour of the month is charcoal, but that could all change soon. So far we've dabbled with pencils, digital painting, acrylic and pen & ink - oh, and a month or two playing with 3D rendering.

It's all about faces and figures for me, I don't have a landscapey or still-lifey bone in my body. STILL not managed to get to a life drawing class, but I will. One day.

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Whih Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday! ^^
DeaconStrucktor Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congratulations, You're one of ten lucky people to be tagged here! [link] :thumbsup::)
jbrenthill Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch and favs! I like your work too!
Blazing-Ram Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the llama!
Hopfield Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome :)
CelticStrm-Stock Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! :D
Null-Entity Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Danke for faving ^_^
DeaconStrucktor Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Give ♥ This ♥ To ♥ The ♥ Twelve ♥ Nicest ♥ People ♥ You ♥ Know ♥ If ♥ You ♥ Get ♥ Five ♥ Back ♥ You ♥ Must ♥ Be ♥ Perfect ♥

I just wanted to let you know that it's been a pleasure to have your support and feedback. I've enjoyed following along in your progress as an artist, and I've even learned a thing or two. :thumbsup::icongreengrinplz:
Hopfield Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's really good to hear :D I'm very grateful for the comments and insights from you, long may they continue!
Hopfield Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! No art yesterday I'm afraid, though did read a significant chunk of a big book on drawing that was a gift so I'm counting that as creative work :P
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