I had a pretty lax week with drawing and ended up not doing much else :c Work was particularly draining.
In light of that, I did manage to 'finish' my second perspective drawing - this time completely from imagination. There are some additional details I think I should go and add, for example the rest of the road detailing and the building in the background doesn't have any features.
I also want to redo the fencing by the small shop; I couldn't quite figure out the spacing. I didn't want to draw it on a separate layer and transform it to the shape... but i'm not quite sure how to get the spacing to look better - this version was a little more rushed.
I am a little scared i'm using too many guide lines (which is a silly fear, i know, especially while i'm still learning). Does anyone else get this?
I tried to add some shadows, but I definitely need to do some shadow studies of some sort. I could not wrap my head around it - I even tried to add some guides for it:
So as a result, I just decided to finish up there and not add more shadows... I've never done anything with values and colour, so I'm fine with it at this point. I'm not going to be a 'master' of everything straight away, and that's fine
I've still got much I want to learn.
I do think I have some issues with finishing up these things - scenery takes a lot of work, I respect background artists a whole lot more now.
One thing I realise i'm not doing is drawing 'for myself'. Every session I do is something related to the course, I only create personal things via doodles and scribbly sketches. The justification is that "I'll draw my ideas when I'm more confident".
I don't know that this is the best mindset to be in...
I have redrawn one of my only personal drawings (one that I did almost a year ago now), and it turned out pretty well.
I'm going to continue with the perspective drawings! I want to add more details and possibly fully finish what I've started. I'll be sure to keep this updated with my progress and thanks to everyone for the help and advice!!