Archive for May, 2007
Renee, three years old – at the dance studio
14 x 11 pencil on paper
Derek, Wedding reception, 2 years old
11 x14 pencil on paper
Andra (Evelyn’s sister) ~ 14 x 11 inches Graphite, eraser on paper
Evelyn, Andra’s older sister (next) 11 x 14 inches Graphite, eraser on paper.
When drawing I use the eraser as much as the pencil. Taking advantage of smudges that build up gradually is a good way to keep adjusting the placement of things and clarify details. This is especially effective with portraits.
Lucas at the Museum, 11 x 14 pencil and eraser drawing on paper
Post-dated note: Lucas at the Museum is part of the Growing Up and Looking Back Exhibition: Reflecting on Childhood, Parenting, and Home in Swainsboro, GA October 13 – November 3, 2007