Family Gathering with Exaggerated Head

This is an example of a blind drawing. By definition, blind drawing is uncontrolled by feedback. One looks only at the subject, when drawing blind. Profiles and backs of heads are much easier to render faithfully than frontal views of the face.

Man Looking Very Closely at the Table

The subject of this portrait is the same man that I had to use shading to correct. I made certain that I accurately portrayed the proximity of the man’s nose to the table. I think this person may have been reading, but I didn’t see any book on the table. I don’t know what he […]

Physics Lesson

I overheard some of the conversation between the tutor and the tutee. That plus the mathematical symbols on the paper led me to conclude that I was witnessing a physics lesson. I used the blind drawing technique to draw the contours of the heads. Usually, a complete blind drawing results in some dislocation of body […]

Discussion Group and Man with Displaced Head

One of the problems of blind drawing is getting body parts in proper disposition with each other. The drawing below is an example of a miscalculation.  It seems that upon the return of my pen from its detour beginning with the ear of the man with the hat, and ending with the brim, I displaced […]