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« on: August 29, 2011 07:54:57 AM »

For the currant drawing I'm working on, I want to have monsters under a bed in the back ground. However, as previously mentioned, I misplaced my monsters.
Not misplaced like i had references and lost those...I actually lost their place in the drawing. But I still want them.

The drawing is (so far) a figure holding a fake flower while sitting amongst paper flowers.
The drawing and I are arguing. I think the drawing doesn't want the monsters, but I'm not sure that the meaning will get across without the monsters.
Sooo....The question becomes is there a way for monsters to be there without being a monster? Or should i tell the drawing to get over its attitude and accept the monsters?

Thank you in advance for any and all advice <3
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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2011 10:52:48 AM »

How about just some big eyes in the dark?
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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2011 01:26:12 PM »

Hmmmm, I like that idea a lot Smiley The only down side is that there are no dark spots in this piece Sad But, I'd totally love to use the eyes in the next drawing!
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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2011 03:53:28 PM »

Any chance of a preview so we could have a better idea about the compression?

There should always be monsters!

Any reflective suffices, so you could maybe have a reflection of a monster from out of frame?
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« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2011 06:27:17 PM »



This is the rough sketch, if that helps any...
There aren't any reflective surfaces, the ground is covered with paper flowers with thorny vines lurking underneath
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« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2011 07:30:51 PM »

turn some thorns into "grins" that are vicious teeth, with eyes (in yellows or greens) among the flowers, in sort of leaf shapes?
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2011 06:57:23 AM »

 Shocked I love that idea!! I'll get to work with the chesire monsters right away!
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