Friday Figure Drawing, portrait demo (unfinished)

model:  Chiyo

Materials: Borden and Riley gray pastel paper, limited palette of white, yellow ochre, sanguine/red ochre, black: conte, charcoal and pastel

Time: about 60 minutes


1.Combination of gesture and blocking in values using vine charcoal, 20 minutes +-,

2. Hatching in colors, refining shapes and proportions, hair is black and sanguine, with white chalk lights 40 minutes +-

Comments: enjoyable process, sat down on a horse this time (which made it harder to step back and check proportions at a distance), needed more time for finishing. Chiyo was in a lovely kimono of green and white.


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