Selfie No 2 - Contour Drawing/No Peeking At Paper
This my second go at a Selfie - drawn using the challenge rules. I did it from a photo and kept my eyes firmly on it while drawing. I think I have got the face shape a bit better than the first one, (less of a lantern jaw) and strangely, it does (unfortunately!) have a look of me - sort of a caricature. I did look at the paper to apply the colour, but I am finding that drawing in this loose way is also having a knock on effect on how I apply the paint - much looser than normal - an added bonus! Great fun to do though. My next is going to be a the small church in our village - watch this space!
About the Artist
I am a watercolourist first and foremost as I love the qualities of the medium, its riskiness and unpredictability. I started painting about 8 years ago and it has now become an integral part of my life. Hopefully, I will continue to paint into my dotage as I am given to understand that you can…View full profile