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Artwork: woman posing

I was looking to try some detail and different shading for a pose. I usually start with a specific pencil in mind but for this one I went with H which is a harder grade thinking it would give me the detail I wanted. I think it worked. I might play around with that one… Continue reading Artwork: woman posing

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Artwork: Charcoal pencil forms

So a lot of this new art book is exploring mediums in expressive forms. I apparently am gravitating to charcoal pencil. I like the heavy contrast. Not too much detail like a straight line ink drawing but heavier and darker shading. I have always like dark contrast images and black & white images. So maybe… Continue reading Artwork: Charcoal pencil forms

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Artwork: Self-portrait practice

Portraits are not an easy feat. I don't know if the idea of practicing on oneself is better... or not. Here is my image I used to draw from: Either way, it has been... a challenge. But that is what makes it fun. Finished, I think This portrait actually looks like me. In my orange… Continue reading Artwork: Self-portrait practice