Face Too Big For Hair

The hair is rendered masterfully, if you look at it by itself.  I’m not sure how I managed to draw the face so out of proportion. It would have been a matter of just a couple of millimeters from the receded hairline to the beginning of the forehead. But I moved the pen point a […]

Man Thinking Out of the Box, Inside His Own Head

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.

Woefully Misproportioned Sketch

I still need a lot of work on proportions, when I draw blindly, that is, without looking at the paper. In the sketch below, my hands had the idea that the body to which it was attached, was smaller than it was in fact. I started from the feet and took my pen for a […]