Monday, October 15, 2012

Tilted Head

Drawn Tuesday morning, from life.

Pastel and Tombow marker on 8" x 8" watercolor paper.

15 comments:

  1. i love this - the limited colour and the loose style - beautiful!

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  2. Your moody colors and loose drawing is superb. It's your signature.

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  3. The colors match the pensiveness.

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  4. You have showed her with so much drama, so much pain. I wonder if your model feels the same?

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  5. K, I have gotten wrapped up in this limited and rather sad palette. Some of it is change of season.

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  6. Anthony, thanks.

    This drawing doesn't look like the model, though it does capture the turn of her head.

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  7. Sus trabajos, Jean, tienen una enorme fuerza expresiva, casi perturbadora, diría yo. Unos trabajos envidiables...
    Mil Felicitaciones.
    Saludos Cordiales.

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  8. I like L.W.'s words, "moody" and "loose." I knew the "sad" and "wistful" in my mind didn't quite pin it down.

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  9. Banjo, I think it may be time to start painting again. The weather is changing and it may be possible to keep the windows open enough.

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  10. I first saw this as calm and relaxed but after reading the other comments, I can see it shift to sadness. I guess I'm too impressionable or maybe the portrait is alive, with changing moods. It almost feels that way.

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  11. I also see calm when I look at this. I can see where her downward gaze might conjure sadness.

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