Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Softness of features

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Focused on the softness and roundness of her features, but kept the drawing lively. This particular carbon pencil gives me the full range of dark to light marks.

Tuesday, 29 September 2009


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Apparently the expression is typical of this little girl.

16x12" cropped. Carbon pencil allows a variety of marks in a subject that requires a light touch, little shading and boldness in execution.

Friday, 25 September 2009


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Love stripes in a picture. Pretty girl.

Sister & brother portrait in carbon pencil. 12x16"

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

A brief smile

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Little girl with freckles on nose.
A reluctant smiler, but we got a bright-eyed if brief smile in the end.