Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Let's make a drawing

Que oondaa!

This time I wanna show you how to make a simple drawing with coffee. I know I know, this kind of things doesn't need a tutorial but a little explanation doesn't hurt uh?


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What do you need?

-water
-paintbrush
-a little piece of cloth
-godet
-thick paper. preferable fabriano 200 gr. or something similar
-1 teaspoon of soluble coffee (of course)

Here we go!

First, add a few drops of water in the coffee previously placed in the Godet


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Divide the coffee and add more drops of water to make it clearer. You can work with three tones: dark, medium and light


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ready to work!

make a simple sketch with pencil


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Begin adding the clear shades. You need to visualize where the shadows and lights will be.Use the cloth to remove the excess of water


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Add medium and dark shades...


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and finally it's time to begin the inking! (well... I like to ink my drawings but you can use your pencil) I use this technical pen filled with sepia ink XD




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and this is the final result


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that's all! It's quite easy!! please try it, I would love to see your creations n__n. Was difficult to write these instructions in english O_O, if you find mistakes, please tell me, that way I can improve my english to write more tutorials!


If you have read this long and maybe bored post, you deserve my appreciation!


I want to tell you something: next week is my birthday and I want to celebrate with all of you!! that's why I will make a little giveaway. What I will given away? it's a surprise!! but one thing is for sure: crafty supplies are involved: laces, threads, buttons, beads, all those things we love so much XD.Rules: you only need to leave a comment in THIS POST ONLY, that's all! easy right? In april 1st, we'll have a winner!

Cambio y fuera

6 comments:

julietk said...

Happy Birthday :-)
Your drawing is lovely
Juliet

antmee said...

Your picture is amazing! With coffee! Happy Birthday for next week.

PS: thanks for the tutorial!

Michelle Cummings said...

this is beautiful! and happy early birthday! I'll include something extra in with your charms!

Jo said...

Looking forward to the giveaway!!!:)

And lovely painting Gracie!!^^

Neky White said...

Thank you so much girls! ^^

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Well Happy Birthday to you Neky White! I'd love to enter your giveaway, but I have a birthday present to send to you too! You won my Good Eggs Giveaway, so I will be sending you my spring table runner!

Email me with your complete mailing address and maybe it will arrive in time for your birthday!

MGM