Maybe a little too much fun, but I was really enjoying using the Conte to achieve a 'painterly' image. I would get carried away, and then come back and tidy up some bits... and back and forth.
|The initial 'mapping' of the|
|The exercise after filling in the |
Conte 1710B on newsprint,
Once I did that, I had great fun pushing the contrast in the areas of interest - while still maintaining the simple, two-value statement - leaving some areas a little less 'punchy' and more mysterious.
I experimented with hard and soft edges...
I think I even lost an edge in there somewhere.
(If you find it, let me know.)
Perhaps I am finally beginning to think like a painter.