Today I decided to try a self-portrait, free-hand, no helpers. Sadly, the selfie is not my self-portrait.
This is, however, the picture I decided to base my self-portrait on. Selfies really aren’t my thing, that’s as good as it gets.
So I started sketching:
No tutorial here, me just attempting to draw what I see. It’s not perfect. Someday, maybe I’ll do a VERY long series of blog entries covering hours of a project. Until then, here is a 10 minute drawing.
But I decide, since I’m using my fancy Bristol board, that I would use marker/ink/whatever:
But it’s not bold enough so I add lots of black. I love black:
I tried. I’m not satisfied, but that’s ok. Not being satisfied pushes me to keep going.