Garlic Cloves and Joki

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Was talking to a friend today how important it is to go back to basics, every once in a while. 

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I created the lineart for this picture about 6 months ago, but never got around to shading it. Joki (Kim Aarts), Garlic Cloves (Jacquelien Bredenoord), Hollibaugh, Crescent Moon and Sez (Zentangle). 

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Today I had a huge chunk of time waiting for someone, and decided to really take my time at this one. I started by rounding the edges:

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Then I took my time shading it with an F pencil, really just enjoying each step. I had no blending stump, so it was all one pencil, nothing else. WHAT FUN!

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Here is another view for you. Somehow this one turned out different than my previous shading. I can't pin point what it is, the picture seems to have more contrast. 

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Here's a close-up!

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