Good drawing and good practice out of your comfort zone

Lovely portrait, Michael.

Thank you for your comments. Yes Paul, it's reassuring that the face is recognisable!

OH NO! - Brian Blessed, as I live and breathe. A wonderful likeness Michael - but I can't stand the fella.

Yes spotted Brian straight away Michael, great!

Yes Adele he is rather loud !

Sorry Adele, but he is a 'larger than life character who is instantly recognisable!!!

I recognised him straight away Michael, very good likeness but I'm afraid I too can't stand to watch or hear him!!

That laugh makes me laugh too. What a great expressing, so well captured.

Posted on Thu 20 Jul 20:26:33
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Unaccustomed to this type 'loose' sketching, but thought I would have a go. Using a B pencil on A4 cartridge paper. It still took me about an hour to do but pleased with the result. I suppose it does a little good to go 'off piste' once in a while!

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Michael Porter

I have always had an ability to draw/paint but never had the time or ‘means’ to really develop and improve. Now I am retired I have found that time and ‘means’, therefore trying different mediums to see which suits me best. I am basically self taught picking up hints and tips from fellow artists. I…

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