Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Man with glasses



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Carbon pencil portrait of man. Shows the range of marks a carbon pencil can achieve. The ones with grease in can retain a very sharp point.

16x12"

Sunday, 21 June 2009

Lily hair clips



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Carbon pencil drawing of little girl with lily hair clips from photo supplied from customer. Photos can give you the poses you would otherwise miss.

When drawing from a photo do not slavishly copy but make the drawing your own.

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Millie



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Carbon Pencil on 16x12" paper

Striking ears. Real character.

Monday, 15 June 2009

German Shepherd



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Carbon pencil portrait of German Shepherd dog.
16x12".

Worked from a photo supplied by the customer. I focused on finding the pattern in the dog's markings.

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Sister & brother


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Carbon pencil portrait

12x16ins paper

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Dog portrait


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Carbon pencil on paper

Solid little terrier

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Happy



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Carbon pencil portrait of little girl drawn from photo supplied to me. Paper size 16x12".

Sometimes I use a grubby rubber to quickly render soft hair.