The Year Of Drawing Adventurously – Week 2 – Selfie

Following the chart to 52 drawings this year. My second challenge of the year is to draw myself. This is a sketch of the photo I use for my Welcome Page.

36 thoughts on “The Year Of Drawing Adventurously – Week 2 – Selfie

  1. Looks so good! As I’ve mentioned… I do not generally enjoy drawing people. I’m always disappointed with my work! And drawing myself? I always wonder who the hell it is by the time I’m done! But yours looks like you… really great job.

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    1. Thanks so much! My first attempts at people were horrible. I had a little guidance from another artist and I’ve watched some tutorials on YouTube for help. It’s made a big difference!

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  2. It’s a good portrait, and basing it on a photo rather than looking in a mirror is better for avoiding “The Stare”.

    Would like to make a book recommendation seeing some of the comments from others above, worth taking out from your local library if they’ve got a copy. “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards. It’s well worth a look, even if you’re a beginner.

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      1. Sure… I did try to comment on both of your drawings, but I see that they disappeared. Check to see if they are waiting in moderation or if they went into your spam folder!

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