Thursday, 28 February 2008

Duo



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-SOLD

Carbon pencil on paper 12x16"

Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Toddler



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-SOLD

Carbon pencil

Blonde-haired toddler


The way the tops of his ears curl out - gives this portrait its character. Angle & position of ears is key.

Sunday, 24 February 2008

Top-Knot #2



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-SOLD

Carbon pencil on paper size 12x16", cropped.


Happy with the simplicity of this one. Has character. Interesting high forehead, exaggerated by the hair style.

Saturday, 23 February 2008

Little girl sketch


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-SOLD

Carbon pencil, 12x16"

Little girl drawn with a fairly free line and minimal shading.

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Tiger



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NFS

Carbon pencil 12x16"

Saturday, 16 February 2008

Sooty Face



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Carbon pencil

Friday, 15 February 2008

Wide Ears



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Carbon pencil on paper, 12x16"


His wide ears give him cute character.

Thursday, 14 February 2008

Puppy


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Carbon pencil on paper size 12x16"

- SOLD

Tuesday, 12 February 2008

Chihuahua



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Carbon pencil on paper size 12x16", the dog was drawn life-size.

Cute little dog. Interesting proportions.

Friday, 8 February 2008

Peaceful


- SOLD
Carbon pencil on paper, drawn life-size.

Peaceful portrait. Enjoyed the negative shape created by the hood opening and circling the face, and within that, the soft shapes of the face.

Wednesday, 6 February 2008

'Cow's Lick' Fringe


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- SOLD
Carbon pencil on paper.

Made the most of the 'cow's lick' fringe and used the lines of the hair to define the form. The features that are specific to her - large eyes, round nose.

Sunday, 3 February 2008

Little Boy, Three-Quarters View


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- SOLD
Carbon pencil on paper

Three-quarters view of a little boy. With small children it is always surprising just how large the head is. Measure it. It is so easy to underestimate the size of the head, because we are so used to looking at their features.

Saturday, 2 February 2008

Smiling



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- SOLD

Carbon pencil on paper size 16x12"

Smiling girl, hair behind one ear.
Solidity achieved without too much shading. Don't like too much shading.

Friday, 1 February 2008

Nearly a Smile


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NFS

Oil on linen board, size 8x7"

The challenge is getting the softness into the face.