Skulls

I’ve been doing so many portraits lately, I thought it might be good to look at what’s beneath the skin. These two skulls served the purpose nicely. Nice change, too. 😉 First in pencil: For the other skull I used colored pencils for the first time in my life (I mean, really used them): First I…

Portrait: Colin

Here we go again. I finished this a few weeks ago but didn’t get around to posting yet. Yet another portrait. Lovely Colin this time. Isn’t he cute? I drew this portrait for Colin’s parents and I’m glad to say they actually recognized him! 😉 Here are some pictures I took along the way:  …

An old Chinese guy

I’m really starting to like doing portraits. Here’s an old Chinese guy I found in a very old book on very old people. HB, 2B and 4B pencil (almost a whole one of the last two…)…

Girl Girl

Another in the series of portraits. This was supposed to be a quick sketch but ended up taking quite a bit longer.    …

Charcoal Portrait

Since I didn’t want to draw myself anymore, I’ve started practicing portrait drawing from photographs. This old Japanese guy really fascinated me. He must be a monk or something… Here’s how I got there:   The hair and beard were the last thing I added – with an eraser! And it took about two hours!…