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February 26, 2010

Practicing Human Portraits…and the latest pet portraits

Filed under: Posts — Tags: , , — Marianne Miles @ 10:36 am

I’m not sure how I found the time because I’m usually so busy in the Fall, but I managed to try a few more people portraits. The first one I worked on was another Kaya picture, using a photograph taken by my daughter-in-law Joanna, as a model. It was strongly backlit but I just tried to draw what I saw. I decided to use pencil because I believed that I had more control using graphite, knowing I could use an eraser….

The final Kaya Portrait, in graphite

The final Kaya Portrait, in graphite

I was really pleased with the way this came out but…. (more…)

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