Graphite Studies: Peter Capaldi and Elderly Fellow

I’m putting these together because they’re both similar styles, a style I’m trying to develop for practicing my observational skills. I’m starting to use graphite sticks more instead of pencil and they work a lot better for me, and cutting out parts with an eraser actually makes more sense to me than applying dark marks to light

 

Deadline Throwback! – You Shall Not Pass

As the name suggests, I’ve got the deadline looming and honestly I’m too wrapped up to continue with the husky painting for now, but I want to use this opportunity to delve into the depths of my past and pull out something long forgotten…at least for me…Here’s one of my very first posts.

This was a milestone for me: my first portrait I was genuinely proud of!