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post #1 of Old 12-18-2013, 04:40 AM Thread Starter
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This piece was drawn for a college art class assignment. The theme for the piece was "reflection". I did not want to use a basic mirror image to draw and I wasn't quite in the mood to draw a reflection on rippling water or anything, so I decided to do a Google image search for the word "reflection". The search brought me across the photography work of Duane Michals. I absolutely fell in love with the original photograph, so I HAD to draw it.

This was my...third-ish white charcoal piece? It was the first one I had drawn with my dominant hand being healed back up instead of using my left hand (story to come another time).

I figured this would be a good place to start for sharing my work.

Let me know what you think! ^^

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post #3 of Old 12-18-2013, 06:41 PM
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Wow! Very nice. I like the way you captured the reflection. I have done white but never to this degree. Keep up the good work.
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THANK YOU!

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I think it's fantastic. I had to look up the original photograph and agree - it's a great piece - as is most all of his work.

Nicely done.



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Good work..I liked your idea of 2 faces in the reflection.
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Very cool rendering.
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Great! I like abstraction, this has got that for me...
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