View Full Version : Can I post this here?
09-01-2000, 06:22 PM
hope it's o.k. to post my pic. here I love portraits, and I'm quite happy with this although I'm ready to be shot down in flames.
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i take it that you work in the field of art?? portrait artise maybe??!! or is art just a hobby??
WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!! what can i say!? its brilliant!! http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif
and i WAS going to post one of my portraits!!!!! http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/eek.gif
did you do it in pencil and white chalk??i find that a dark pencil and white chalk gives a nice effect..but im not an expert!!! heehee!
09-03-2000, 12:59 AM
This is very nice. I think it has a wonderful antiquated appearance, like a portrait from the Victorian era. The feathers are handled wonderfully. The nose might be considered too long, usually the distance from the eyebrows to the bottom of the nose equals the distance from the bottom of the nose to the chin. In this case, I'm not bothered by the current arrangement.
09-06-2000, 05:59 PM
Thank you LA, I am self taught and love doing portraits, this one is a charcoal, I have never worked with this medium before.
Although I have had only one commission so far (Ihad to use tiny photos of each member of the family and compose a family portrait)I am not a proffessional artist. And quite often I get a mental block.
But anyway I would love to see one of yours. Be brave post it, I'm sure you will be encouraged, the people here are very tactful in their critism, I have progressed immensely since joining.
09-11-2000, 06:05 PM
I loved it.
This is a great piece! And I agree the nose is quite long....other than that, keep up the good work! http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif
10-05-2000, 05:02 PM
Very nice! Lets see more
10-10-2000, 09:22 AM
Very beautiful and dramatic portrait. The composition is well arranged. I like the way you spent time around the eyes as they are the focal point. Nicely done...you left some stroke work alone which enlivens the image and the drawing is not overly blended. .
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