My last day of waiting in car line to pick up my daughter from school was yesterday. I get to car line about 30 minutes before school ends and use the waiting time to work on drawings. It has definitely helped me develop my drawing skills, and it’s kept the art habit alive. I guess I celebrated my last day adding scales to the brown part of my fish. I’m aiming for the head to be the focal point, so I am concentrating most of my detail there. I will smudge out the scales the farther back on the fish I go.
I will adjust for color variations next. Here it is, with a closeup of the scales:
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