*Watercolour, inkpen, graphite pencil and coloured pencil, on Canson 220 drawing paper: approx. 10cm x 15cm. I did this one a few months ago.
I’ve always drawn faces, since childhood – usually women. It’s often my “go to” when I’m trying out some art media ideas, and also I find it quite relaxing.
A face can show much meaning and mood…though I don’t usually make a conscious effort to do that. I just quickly begin a sketch and see what unfolds. It’s always a rewarding drawing journey. I think by now I’ll have drawn thousands of faces.
I have drawn portraits for people, and it’s often a fun challenge to get a likeness – sometimes stressful. These days I prefer to draw and paint them mostly from my imagination. However, I do think lots of drawing from “looking” is vital to develop effective drawing skills.
I share more about drawing faces, here.
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Unless I pay Facebook (which isn’t going to happen!) my posts are delivered to very few people – hopefully some of you will see this note! Therefore, and because of other various annoying aspects of running a Facebook page, I may not often put posts through there.
For now – in case people stumble upon it – I’ll leave my Facebook page open, with a redirection P.S note.
As it is, this website/blog (which I built on my oh so handy iPad) is really the home for sharing much of my art and writing; a sort of online art journal.
Very occasionally I “may” post something on Instagram. Though It is run by Facebook….and is similar to Facebook, in that not many people will see it.
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