A Face A Day: 8B Pencil

Sue Hodnet by husdant
Sue Hodnet, a photo by husdant on Flickr.

8B pencil

I tend to draw full on frontal portraits with somber, unemotional expressions. This is a deviation from my norm. The grin–the tilt of the head–the eyes peeking over the glasses–any one of those would be a lot of work. I’m exhausted.

For JKPPhttp://www.flickr.com/groups/portraitparty/

Sue Hodnet discussion and reference photo www.flickr.com/groups/portraitparty/discuss/7215762370774…

Sue’s work www.flickr.com/photos/suehodnett/

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About Husdant

Order: Primates Family: Hominidae Genus: Homo Species: H. sapiens

Posted on January 9, 2012, in A Face A Day, People, sketch and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. wow. human face is the hardest thing to draw. I can sketch a scenery, cartoon, or any object.t. But a face is really difficult. you have talent!

    • Thanks so much. 18 months ago I wouldn’t have attempted portraits. But once you set out to learn the skill, the results can be pretty remarkable and gratifying.

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