We Draw The Letters Contest: N

in art •  4 months ago 

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The letter N as a graffiti on an urban street wall. That is the plan I have in my mind while I was trying to conceptualize the look I will show for this round of the We Draw The Letters Contest by @ran.koree before I forget here is the link to the contest so you can read about the rules and join

https://steemit.com/contest/@ran.koree/we-draw-the-letters-n-contest

Still contemplating whether to use yellow or not at this stage of my drawing. Since I am unsure yet I put the yellow color to sit in the background first and wait while I busied myself forming the shape of the letter N
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Using an ultra light color like this yellow could be limiting and tricky. I could not use any color aside from a dark shade of any color or black and that is what I did here. I used black to give my line drawing a base color. I am a bit worried as it starts to look predictably boring
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Time to fine tune my drawing. I started detailing the shape of my letter by giving it some sharp edges and unexpected cuts or tears I think that helped define my look. The upper part of the letter became boxy in appearance and I love it but restraining myself from overdoing it. To give depth to the letter I gave it some blue and red highlights that look like chalk.
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Last is deciding on the background. It was a debate between white or any color close to yellow. Golden yellow won but it kind of looks bland so these cute dog doodles are added to finish the look.
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