Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Blue murrel


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Carbon pencil on 12 x16" cartridge paper, cropped.


-SOLD

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Stunning eyes..



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Carbon pencil on A3 paper, cropped.

-SOLD

Very young, little girl with remarkable eyes. Not sure whether I have done her justice...

Friday, 25 July 2008

Knowing Look



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Carbon pencil on A3 paper, cropped.



Very young boy. Have to keep shading on face to a minimum to keep youthful look. Seems to have a thoughtful, knowing expression.

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

Cheeky Face



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Carbon Pencil on paper

Sunday, 20 July 2008

Spaniel Puppy



Dark carbon pencil on A3 cartridge paper, cropped.


-SOLD

Saturday, 19 July 2008

American Girl with Bunches & Curls.


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Carbon pencil on A3 cartridge paper, shown cropped.
-SOLD

Subject called for light, delicate treatment around the features, using a sharp, sharp pencil, and blunt, mostly soft lines for the 'escaped' curls.

Friday, 18 July 2008

Little Baby: Big Eyes



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Carbon pencil on A3 cartridge paper, cropped.
Baby drawn approx life size.
-SOLD

Resisted the temptation to overwork the drawing.

Thursday, 17 July 2008

Big Brother being Protective


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Carbon pencil on A3 cartridge paper, cropped.

- SOLD

Pleased with the soft expression in the little girl's eyes.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

Boy Sketch



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Carbon pencil on A3 paper, cropped.


-SOLD

Aim: to make the most of any unusual characteristics in his face, as the temptation is always to 'normalise'. It is a subtle process, but at the same time the drawing doesn't want to look too laboured.


(I have a workshop coming up - so I am practicing verbalising my thoughts).

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Smiles



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Carbon pencil on A3 paper, cropped.
-SOLD
Quick study of 2 smiling girls.


Loose pencil work for hair & clothes, and tight on the features that matter.

Monday, 14 July 2008

Mother and Excitable Baby



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Carbon pencil on A3 paper, cropped.

Baby at that animated age - when he just wants to escape!

-SOLD

Friday, 4 July 2008

Chimp in progress



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Carbon pencil on A3 cartridge paper, cropped.

Half finished demo piece. Makes a change from drawing children. Well, sort of!

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Cosy



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Carbon pencil A3 (cropped)


-SOLD

Tuesday, 1 July 2008

Hey!


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Carbon pencil A3





I'm back now - from my trip to USA & Canada. Surprised at how hot Ontario gets in the summer! Took plenty of photos of Niagara Falls - so impressive - really makes me want to get the oil paints out again ... lets hope I find the time ...