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Inktober, drawing bears and mistakes


If you've been checking from my Twitter, how my Inktober is going, you've probably noticed that it's mostly about bears. I started from autumn theme. It made the most sense for me. Day three was the first one with a bear. Actually the bear was just side character, that I needed as buddy for the bunny.  In next days all my ideas started to be around bears and I couldn't stop drawing them. I started to make multiple drawings per day and then moved to draw those on computer also. My whole first week of October was just drawing bears! More about it Drawing - by hand vr programs



I've always drawn bears. When I'm just letting my mind to wonder or I have to suddenly draw something, it's often been a bear. They have been looking like this a long time now. I didn't even realized, that it was it own character before this month. It's always fluffy and patched. I think the idea for the look is from my own teddy bear. I've saved only two of my childhood's stuffed animals. They are two teddy bears that I got from my great grandmother when I was born. They are like brown mother and cub. One big and one small one that fits perfectly sitting together. Even the big one isn't that big, but when I was small it felt too big for me and I liked more about the little one. The patchy past of the bear comes from my love to Me to You bears. Those blue nosed, patched bears, that has always something nice to do and cute to say. If you don't know about what I'm talking about, check them from here; http://www.metoyou.com/

'Friends of reading' is good example about mistakes, that I somehow can see just after sharing or posting a work or a text. Never before! Markers are evil with mistakes. You can't ever completely make them disappear, but there is couple ways to fix those. Well, make those to something else then, what you originally thought. First for bad mistakes is repair tape. I've used it couple times, but it's not my favourite. First, it isn't always perfect color fit with the paper and the texture is different, so it's easy to see, if you just add it and not do anything else. Second reason, why it isn't my favourite is that markers don't work that well on it and they get Small peaces of it to the tip of the marker. You can get that off if you draw to extra paper as long, that color gets clear again! The best way to hide mistakes is to keep drawing more. I like saying, the best way to hide a elephant is to bring hundred others! So one black line on paper looks mistake, but when you add more, it'll look like texture. This is why I don't believe that all mistakes are flaws Dont worry about mistakes, use those for your benefits! More in my Twitter, @FromMadeByMeri

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