Getting Ready for the One of A Kind Christmas Show

Sunday, October 19, 2008

MAC Portrait Studio 2

I do not consider myself a portrait artist, nor am I even that keen on drawing portaits. It is just not on my top ten list of subjects I'd like to draw. But I do love the practice. And it is great to have a live model. The challenge is certainly there to observe and interpret. So I think this is going to be a mission for me to try something different each time I go.

We are restricted to medium at the moment as we are in the gallery proper. Messy paint& water splatter is a no-no. However, once they have finished whatever it is they are working on in the lower level I understand there will be some freedoms in medium considered.

This Thursday's medium of choice was white gel pen on textured black cardstock.

BONUS FEATURE: It scared the heck out of my husband who got up late one night for a glass of water and was surprised by this portrait resting in a chair of our living room. Hee hee.

1 comment:

  1. hey col, you say you don't do portraits, but this is fantastic! so much character.


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