As a way of degaussing from the heat of physics research involved in producing the recent paper, I spent a bit of time getting my hand back into some proper drawing shape… I looked into some magazines and catalogues for interesting faces and found a couple.
The woman was done more or less directly in ink, which is a good challenge for the eye – you must be sure about a line before you put it down, since you’ve not got a second chance. A day or two later I sat in a cafe after a visit to a garden centre to pick up some supplies, to draw another interesting face I found (in a gardening catalogue). This was done more carefully, starting by doing a quick pencil sketch first for accurate layout, and then doing ink afterwards. Since people are sometimes curious about process, I include below a sequence of stages on this one as well. Enjoy.
On this day on Asymptotia...
- Spherical Harvest - 2014
- Tales from the Industry XXXVI - 3D at the Fun Fair - 2011
- A Good First Look - 2009
- Clockwork, No Orange - 2007
- Testing String Theory - 2007
- Loud Laughter About To Happen - 2007
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