The hand, the arc of the top of the man’s head and the ear are all in proportion. The face is in proportion with itself (a bit long in the chin perhaps). The error in creating a proportionate drawing is obvious; the results are unexpected, but pleasing.
I was taking my break, sketching as usual. One of the people in the group I was drawing, was on the phone, explaining about an offer that would soon be forwarded. It dawned on me that someone was getting the benefit of a professional personnel group meeting.
Sometimes, portraits benefit by including surrounding details. In the case of the sketch below, the leg and hand of an unseen person (and more that is out of sight of the viewer) may be a factor in causing the main subject’s expression.
This sketch consists of portraits of two people drawn at different times, in the same waiting room. The more complete likeness is the figure on the right. Even though most of the features are distorted, the posture is captured well. The figure on the left is less complete and, a bit muddled. This allows the […]
This sketch shows a relationship between the two people portrayed. It shows their attention to an object of common interest.
This man had on trousers with stripes on them. He has adopted a position that indicates he is ready to leap up and spring into action.
It’s not spring break for everyone.
I felt really bad about the misshapen head on the girl, from yesterday’s post. I hope I did her justice in the portrait below.
The shopping bags this cafe denizen kept on his table gave me the opportunity to try my hand at textures.