Thursday, 7 February 2013

Face no.7: another sketch

Today, I worked on my painting (which I'll show in my post tomorrow for Paint Party Friday). So I didn't have much time for anything else. A sketch it is then.


I struggled a bit with her. I first dressed her in a turtleneck sweater. But I didn't like it. I almost started collaging over her (now that I've discovered the joys of collage ☺). But then I decided to get rid of the turtleneck and give her a normal shirt.

Better.

Then I scanned her and found that her neck was waaaayy too long. I like long-necked ladies, but only when I mean for them to have long necks. Not when I want to draw a "normal" woman . So out came the eraser again, and her shoulders went up.

Hmmmmm.

Still not sure about her, but time's up, so here she is, ready or not:

Still a bit of a long neck if you ask me .... I actually like the detail photo much better ....

Thanks so much for visiting! See you tomorrow for Paint Party Friday, and my 8th face!


9 comments:

  1. i think she's perfect!! very nice

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  2. De detailfoto is inderdaad heeeeeel erg mooi! Ik dacht meteen WAUW wat knap om zo een gedeelte te tekenen, maar je hebt een gedeelte gefotografeerd :-) Maar het blijft fantastisch.
    Liefs,
    Marianne

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  3. Excellent work. Love her look! Thanks for sharing and thank you for the info on the label thingy. I was able to actually add it. Thanks again.

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  4. she is lovely
    your pencil work is beautiful
    i love long necked gals too, usually for my fairies because they can be as we wish them ;-)

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  5. Wish I looked like her - she has great eyes and her long neck would attract the boys, right?

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  6. Awesome!! I especially love her hair :)

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  7. I too discovered this week what a rude shock a scanned image can be! I think she's beautiful though, but I agree the first partial photo is really striking, makes me want to intentionally do only a portion of a face like that.

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