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Re: PERSONAL EXAMINATION OF SPECIMENS
Jaime A. Headden wrote:
> ...it's taken me almost two decades to get where I am, and I do not
> think my skill is very great. I look at Greg's, Brian's, Tracy's,
> Luis', and Mike's work, and I am envious. They have had a decade and
> more to perfect their skill.
I'm not sure I understand the "They have had a decade and more to
perfect their skill" line. I may have only had my work *published* over
the last decade, but I've been drawing since I was four or five, nigh
unto *four* decades. By this point, I *better* have perfected my skill,
or I've chosen the wrong career. ;-)
> Now personally, I prefer shaded pencil, but Donna Braginetz'
> stippled diagrams are _excellent_, perhaps the best I've seen ever,
> and the detail is incredible. It was a shame to find only one or two
> of her drawings in Sues (1997), and one image was barely a
> line-drawing (not by Donna).
Are you confusing Donna Braginetz with Donna Sloan here, Jaime?