Monday, July 14, 2008

Portrait study in charcoal

Another page from my sketchbook today. Still practising portraits in charcoal (sigh...)

Portrait study in charcoal, 15x19 cm.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Portrait tone study

Made this portrait study in tone (only light/dark, no color) with charcoal on paper yesterday, after failed portrait session during the day..

Portrait tone study, 20x18 cm.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Portrait study, small

A small portrait study today. Any resemblance to existing persons of this portrait is purely coincidental. (But I hope this will change with some practise). Did a lot of drawing the past couple of days, but still having a lot of difficulty with proportions. My friend Oren Sadeh-Leight pointed me to some good art links, which helped (Andrew Loomis, Glenn Vilppu)...

Portrait study, small, 20x14 cm.

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Portrait study sleeping girl

Today I had lisa over to paint a portrait from life. Soaring heat today with some 32 deg. (89 deg farenheit), so we agreed to do a sleeping pose. Still having some trouble with the likeness, but all in all I am happy with the result. I had about 2.5 hours for the session. Was quite dead-beat afterwards...

Portrait study sleeping girl, 40x50 cm.