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As mentioned in my last post, after playing around in that looser style, I had to do a tighter, more realistic version of one sand dollar. It's a quiet little drawing, but it played right into my obsession with radial symmetry in nature. The image is about 6" in diameter, twice the size of the actual sand dollar. I used what I think is a piece of Fabriano Artistico paper that I found in my drawer; its beautiful surface just loves the graphite. I remembered to take this one WIP shot, for what it's worth :
I hope you're enjoying the first few days of summer!