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Hi! I'm GeorgeXVII I've been here as an active member since nine months and it's possible that just like me, you are NEW to DeviantArt. I know how difficult it is to manage in the first days when you are discovering all that DeviantArt has to offer. I discovered it step by step and now I can say that after a long time I've got to know the site quite well and I want to share my knowledge with you to make this task easier. I hope that this article will help you get more involved and understand what's out there. I'm a Traditional Artist, I love to draw realistic eyes and other things. Now I'm keen to talk you through how to get more involved in the community.
You may be here to get more exposure for your Art and this is a great platform for you to get it. But for this you need to know how it works and below I will try to give you the best tips  that will help you do it in the most correct way.
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Hi my name is GeorgeXVII I am a Traditional Artist and, as you may have guessed, I love drawing! I'm here this week to 'help' you with some tips and advice about "how to choose and use tools" if your hobby is DRAWING. 
Bullet; Blue I am often asked about the tools I use to create my drawings. Do I use traditional wood-cased pencils or mechanical ones? What type of eraser do I use? It would appear that many Artists have a fascination (and a vested interest) in the tools and techniques used by other artists... and I'm no different in that respect! So, what tools do I use?
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AUTORHi my name is GeorgeXVII and I'm here to present to you some information about this famous Spanish Artist.
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Salvador Dalì developed visual surrealism together with Magritte. But being more talented, successful and commercial than the others, Dalì was eventually expelled from the surrealist group.
Salvador Dali
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech was born on May 11, 1904 in the town of Figueres, in the Empordà region, close to the French border in Catalonia, Spain. His father, Salvador Dalí i Cusí, was a middle-class lawyer and notary whose strict disciplinary approach was tempered by his wife, Felipa Domenech Ferrés, who encouraged her son's artistic endeavors.
Died: 1989, January 23, Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Dalí showed talent for drawing and painting at a very early age, as can be seen from his 'Lands
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Hi stellartcorsica , can you tell us a little about you ?
:bulletgreen:My name is Estelle Chomienne aka Stellart. I come from Corsica (France). I am 35. I am a self-taught digital artist for 4 years. I do personal photo manipulations since 2013.

How did you get started in the world of arts ?
:bulletgreen:Drawing in traditional art, but I do prefer the digital media with Wacom tablet.I always loved drawing when I was a child. I used to do portraits and dresses.

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How to draw hair strands

Wed Feb 22, 2017, 7:01 AM by GeorgeXVII:icongeorgexvii:

Hello everyone , 


I've planned to make a little tutorial where I want to show you some advices/tips that will help you to draw ''realistic'' hair .
This tutorial is done because some deviants requested me to show how I draw hair and what tools I use when I start to draw my ''HairStyle Study''.
When you start drawing the most important form my point of view are the details , source of light and constrats.
Are much more factors but these 3 are very importants if we want to have a great human hair drawing. 


TOOLS: 

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:bulletgreen: Pencils: 2B , 6B , 7B and a Mechanical 3B Pencil.
:bulletgreen: Erasers: Normal Eraser and Kneaded Eraser.
*Normal Eraser: I've used a cuter to cut it and make it thin so it can erase very thin areas that resemble hair strands.
:bulletgreen: For Blending: Fine brush and a Q-Tips.

Let's start :

When I start to draw I establish where the point of light will be:
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*very important to respect the source of light and let it WHITE !

CONTRAST / Dark Areas:

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STARTING TO CREATE THE HAIR STRANDS:

*With a 2B pencil I will start In areas with more contrast I will work with pencil 6B and give more details with a 7B pencil :
Image by GeorgeXVII
*Don't touch the Light AREA with 6 or 7B pencil. That area will be protected because need to still white , there we are allowed to add some blend with the brush or Q-tips and create hair strand with the Mechanical Pencil. :thumbsup:

Image by GeorgeXVII

It starts to look like a strand of hair :la:
:bulletred: Now we have to blend those areas close to the ''source of light'':
Image by GeorgeXVII

:bulletyellow: Next step is to create more detailed hair strands in the Light Area:
Image by GeorgeXVII

:star: OK !

*FORGET ALL THE PENCILS AND BLENDING TOOLS FOR A MOMENT !
Now we have to create some detais using the eraser :
Image by GeorgeXVII

AND NOW REPEAT !

*Try to create new FINE lines with the eraser and Mechanical Pencil until you will achieve a good hair strand:
Image by GeorgeXVII

FINAL RESULT:

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"There are no SECRETS ...5% Talent and 95% PRACTICE"

That's all folks ! :heart:

This tutorial is dedicated to all of you who send me notes or comments about ''learning do draw hair strands'' .
I'm sorry for the quality of the photos and the quality of the drawing , it's a little drawing and working on details in this one was pretty difficult :giggle: , but I hope you will get only the most important of this tutorial like tips and advices and not the quality. :) 
BUT If you want to see some HairStudy with better quality just visit my Gallery or zoom those Hair Study artworks:  
Venus  by GeorgeXVII Elnette by GeorgeXVII T H I N K I N G by GeorgeXVII
T R E N D by GeorgeXVII S T Y L I S H by GeorgeXVII Attitude by GeorgeXVII
GLAMOUR by GeorgeXVII Hair Study by GeorgeXVII BE YOU by GeorgeXVII
Thank you for all of your support !

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JAStar4 Featured By Owner 5 days ago   Photographer
Thank you for the llama.
Have a beautiful day.
:D
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Zhamiska Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the llama!! Llama jump 
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Dani-Owergoor Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the watch, George! :hug:
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recipeforhaight Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thanks for suggesting my photo for a DD! :D
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GeorgeXVII Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2017   Traditional Artist
Welcome !!
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thanks for the :llama:
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Sweet profile dude(s)
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