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More Sketches…

May 10, 2016

So, more practice and I still made this one look much older than her 12-year-old self.  I guess this is what she’ll look like when she’s an adult…say in her 20s or 30s?

"Kelly?" graphite on Bristol board (8" x 10")

“No5?” graphite on Bristol board (8″ x 10″)

But as I looked at it, I realized that her eyes are off, so I need to practice more on eyes. These are some of my practices…one is Justin Trudeau.  Can you spot him?

Practice sketches (graphite on paper)

Practice sketches (graphite on paper)

 

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10 Comments leave one →
  1. Anonymous permalink
    May 10, 2016 3:18 pm

    Love it…

  2. May 10, 2016 3:41 pm

    British painter Walter Sickert said that “a portrait is a likeness of someone with something not quite right about the mouth” Keep practicing – you’ll get there.

    • May 10, 2016 7:35 pm

      Thanks! 🙂 I like the quote…will have to keep it in mind.

  3. May 11, 2016 8:40 am

    looks great! But I don’t know which is Justin’s. Perhaps if you’d inserted Bieber’s in there …

    • May 11, 2016 8:45 am

      Ha! I’ll have to try the Bieb’s. Justin T’s is the upper right one.

  4. May 11, 2016 2:24 pm

    Fabulous portrait drawing!

    • May 11, 2016 7:08 pm

      Thank You…I so appreciate your comment!

  5. May 12, 2016 12:49 am

    I think this is amazing. How do you transfer from paper to your blog. Do you simply use your phone camera?
    If so the pics are vey clear. Nice job.

    • May 12, 2016 8:07 am

      Hi, Barb…I’m still one of those who uses a dumb-phone as a cell phone and a Canon Power Shot digital camera. So-o, I simply take a photo of the art work then download to my computer just like you would any other photo. I’m sure there’s a more practical way to do it, but this is what works for me.

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