The Violin

The last one for now and my favorite painting from Sherlock Holmes series – Violin.

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It was challenging, but very interesting to paint wooden texture and to learn something about violin: how is it made and how it looks from the side, what parts are flat and what are sticking out and how much. I needed this information to make it look more realistic and to paint a realistic shadow.

It’s called ‘study’ when an artist makes different sketches or paintings of his subject at different angles or in different projections, etc.

I used white colored pencil to add some highlights and draw strings and hair attached to the bow.

Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by,

Regina

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11 thoughts on “The Violin

    • Regina, Catchy Sketch says:

      Thank you, Kathy! Sorry for my late reply! I’m a journalist by profession, but I studied interior design (500 hours) and now I’m taking watercolor classes online and illustration classes also. But I was painting in childhood on my own since the age of 2 or 3)

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  1. PaperPuff says:

    I can see why this is your favourite. It looks so, so good! Violins are such a pleasing shape, aren’t they? I think you did them justice. Have you got another series lined up?

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