I took a different twist on this topic for my first entry:
The camel is often known as the Ship of the Desert. I have been thinking about drawing a camel for a while. I like drawing animals and haven't drawn a camel before so this was my motivation.
By contrast, I have drawn many ships before, but I found a photograph among "My Pictures" on our computer. It was of a mosaic of a very good-looking ship. I think my husband took the photo when he was in Australia a few years ago.
This is the original photo:
This is my interpretation or copy of the photo:
As you can see, my drawing is very traditional and usually copied from a photograph or another picture. But my copying is done by eye -- I don't trace or use anything mechanical or technical.
As for using something technical, I will try this week to post my blog correctly on Creative Tuesday. I'm so sorry for the past mistakes in linking. I have asked Wanda of 'Got a Minute or Two' to give me some help. So here goes...
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