My 99 Portraits project is going slowly, but progressing steadily.
Three more portraits since last time. While these fairly standard portraits are fine, I think I want to do some more crazy portraits. Because those are more fun. Still working on getting this style figured out. Feel free to comment on your thoughts on the process! If you would like your portrait drawn, feel... Continue Reading →
Two more portraits finished. I'm still working with a ball point pen base, brush pen for the dark and conté pencil for the highlights. Occasional minor color highlights either in pen or pencil. First portrait since last time is for a former coworker who now resides in the UK: The second is for a former... Continue Reading →
This last week I was able to get two more portraits finished, plus a third one is mostly done. But I'll share that one next week. Portrait 7 is of an old college friend who is more than happy with a crazy pose. Of course this was exceedingly fun as a result. Yaaaar! Portrait 8... Continue Reading →
Drawing the human face is hard. It's hard, not just because of the intricacies of the facial features, but also our own ability to see if something isn't quite right. So I decided to embark on an artistic journey, creating 99 portraits to help me understand the face better and to develop my own styles... Continue Reading →
Another Friday, another life drawing at Jankura Artspace! This time we had a young, male model. My gesture drawings weren't strong, but can't win them every day. Friday nights is a long pose night, but we had a double tie in voting for which pose to do. We decided to do two poses instead. Since... Continue Reading →