Tag Archives: head study

River – a portrait

A portrait of Tom’s great-nephew, River. I painted this from a black and white photo. The goal was to practice mixing realistic flesh tones and to capture a likeness. I need to work on all of the aspects of portraiture … Continue reading

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Nina

This is another attempt to capture a likeness in charcoal on toned paper. The drawing measures 11×14. Save Save

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Tom

This is a portrait of my best friend and love, Tom. Although he is the biggest cheerleader when it comes to encouraging my art, he’s a rather reluctant model so I drew this from a photo reference. The drawing is … Continue reading

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Self Portrait

Practicing drawing today…vine charcoal on 11×14 toned Strathmore paper. I love drawing, especially with pencil and charcoal – need to do this more often…

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