Author Topic: Copperplate size consistency  (Read 131 times)

Offline EuniceC

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Copperplate size consistency
« on: March 16, 2018, 08:24:08 PM »
My letters and words seem to be larger at the end of the line, even when I use guidelines. What could cause this?

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Re: Copperplate size consistency
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2018, 04:45:44 PM »
Hi Eunice,

I'm sure the more experienced members here may have better advice, but do you move your paper as you work? Keeping my "working area" always centered in front helps me keep consistency.

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Re: Copperplate size consistency
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2018, 05:53:36 PM »
Hi Eunice,

Chisato is probably on to something (though I also agree that the folks with more experience may have another perspective).  If you are still learning, and drawing from your eye rather than from muscle memory, you might be unintentionally compensating for the change in angle/perspective as your work gets further away from you; thus, when you observe the whole piece from a natural perspective, some of it seems warped.  Keeping your working area in front of you will probably help a lot. 

Looking forward to other input though.