Portrait Practise #2
Next in my portrait research is charcoal on charcoal paper. The paper is very toothy with strange vertical lines down it and quite thin. It was good for clinging onto the charcoal and creating great darks but not so great for manipulating the charcoal around. I struggled to keep my whites very white. I wouldn't use it for proper portraits but will be taking it to life drawing to use there. Photo ref courtesy of Sktchy. This is such a great pose from this model that I'm going to be using it again in a different medium.
About the Artist
Professional Artist. For 2020 I have decided to focus my work on cricket (which I love) and figure / portrait paintings and drawings. Although I am able to draw and paint birds, still lifes and animals and have been successful selling them I noted that whilst painting them I was forever thinking…View full profile