Portrait

I’ve added the final update to the couple…I’m not sure if any of the updates I made show up, but I thought I’d post it here anyway. I will be shipping it off tomorrow! On another note, I am taking a portrait drawing class at the Carrboro Art Center. Tomorrow night is my second class. Last week’s was a nice “reintroduction” to using live models. It’s very different from using a photograph! Having a model really ensures that your eye is trained to pick up light, shadow, soft and hard edges…and negative shape. It’s amazing how lazy the eye can get from photographs. (My eyes just glaze over after a while and the simplest mistakes occur and elude me sometimes). Anyway, I don’t want to scare anyone away…the first few sketches are always the worst…(This one is done with pencil (I think 4b)). It’s pretty large – the pad of paper is 18×24 and I was successful in using the

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