From Leonardo Da Vinci's 'Jesus'


Really good James, a powerful face against the aged backdrop

Really effective

Excellent and really well drawn , the coffee aged the paper really well.

Very beautiful. Sensitive drawing James. Love the techniques you have used.

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I enjoy an occasional study of copying classic images. For this one of Da Vinci's red chalk drawing, I 'aged' the paper using coffee and did the drawing with watercolour pencil.

About the Artist
James Trueman

I grew up on a Nottinghamshire farm and I have lived in Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Somerset. Currently I live in Derbyshire with my 2 cats and partner. I followed my mother in my interest in art and attended art college for 3 years, where I studied graphic design. I have enjoyed using different…

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