BUT, unlike in the past when I've let the feeling of sucking stop me from fighting through the suckiness to the goodness, I didn't let the frustration stop me.
These were the tools used, Prismacolor Premier Cool Grey pens at 20%, 50% and 80%:
These were my attempts, from Nov. 3 through Nov. 21:
THEN, on Nov. 22, I had a breakthrough!
My final attempt isn't perfect or great, but it's better than the first attempt! In comparison to the original painting (digitally converted to grayscale), it has some accurate observations:
|The Arch of Constantine Seen from the Colosseum by de Crissé|
And some that are not so accurate! But the point is that I kept trying until I got close.
Next is View of Ornans by Courbet.