Such power and feeling in this. I am enjoying all of these head studies you are doing. I loved the torso set too. Your work is VERY inspiring.
The expressions on these last three feel natural and real, but I can't pinpoint just what they're conveying to me. The middle one is my favorite. He feels the most alive of the three--and maybe the most approachable.
To Banjo's point, the expression here is either haughty, disappointed, or resigned.
Thanks, Julie.Sometimes, with group drawing situations, where personal control of the model and set-up are minimal, I need to search to find something I want to draw and just focus on that.
Thanks, Banjo. Maybe it is because he is interacting with you, not looking away.
AH, I just focused on making a creditable capture of her head and neck posture.I think the Tombow marker lines, which I put down first to get a feel for her head's position in space, give a lot of the feeling you get from the piece.I left them exposed because I liked them and like the complexity they gave an otherwise simple drawing.
Inky moody blues. Well done. Your skill level is showing on this one
These are powerful portraits Jean. You give me courage.