Grandma Holly in 1950s

Project Description

What was your source for this piece? Improvisational Tell us a little more about your inspiration. only 1 photo of her as she died young. What type of piece is this? Drawing Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. Based on shading & highlights using charcoal stick, charcoal pencils, kneaded erasers, electric eraser, stump, tissue, and soft paint brush. First week I've had a chance to play with tips studied in portrait drawing night class with Chris De Lara at Niagara College last fall. Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? I've only drawn 5-6 facial portraits yet and have improved and learned new tricks or techniques on each one;)

What you will need

  • Charcoal

Q&A with wolfangel

Aging Ophelia asked:
This is lovely-- the hair looks so natural.
wolfangel answered:
Thank you !! Just love the ease and benefits of using an electric eraser!