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u need to gives me tips on how to draw wrinkles on clothes!!!!!
Hey! (I love your username! Very cool!) My main suggestion on wrinkles is to know where they start and where they end... does that make any sense? Basically if you know where on an object - namely clothing - the wrinkles start from (in this picture, they start at her skirt) you can control their flow. Depending on the fabric - heavy versus thin - and the situation - the wind blowing or not - you can decide if they are deeper at the top or the bottom.
Personally, I think wrinkles are be... (more »)
(continued from above)... my fountain pen is heavier than most other pens, so it takes getting used to. Different pens are different weights and styles, of course, so some fountain pens may not be that way. I would suggest starting on the side opposite of your dominant hand (for example, I am right handed, so I would start on the left-hand side of the paper and move to the right) because that way you would be less likely to smudge the wet ink by running your arm over it. (I have done that too... (more »)
Sorry to keep posting so much! I guess I'm just too eager to share...
The only thing I can suggest is to practice until your hand is steady! That's what I did. I never used to use my actual fountain pen on any of myt actual artwork, just scraps of paper, until my pen ran out and I had to use it. I've found that when drawing black and white pictures, I prefer not to use too much shading. The shading I do use is either absolute or the cross-hatching lines (example is the dress). Obviousl... (more »)
thank you very much MaryTD! This was worth my while to read, definitely. I've wanted to use fountain pens ever since i started inking my pictures, but after one failed attept I gave up. :P (I wasnt even using the right type-i was using calligraphy pens-- >.< fail)
Soooo, MaryTD and StrangeJade (love the name! XD) could you pretty please take a look at my work and comment on it??? I desperately need feedback. Thank you for your help Mary!