Corinne maakt

My drawing and painting life

Drawing faces

I have to do my work in fundraising too, so once in a while I just make a quick sketch – during lunch break or before work. Not hard when the reference photo is on top of a magazine that’s already on the table (like yesterday), when the pencil of graphite stick is sitting there as well. Ha! I just make sure the materials are there.

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Tonight in my real life class we are going to paint a portrait, I am sure. But just had to take that real life class  on oil painting. I know I am already on too many courses. It’s not so much that I desperately wanted to learn oil painting. It’s that I wanted a life class, I like my teacher, I like being in the studio with her and the others.

Now that we are going to make a portrait, perhaps more than one, I want to do some practice drawing faces. It’s all about practice isn’t it? Considering that many drawing classes I take work on female faces, I just have to draw males as well.

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2 comments on “Drawing faces

  1. Jill K Kuhn
    February 17, 2015

    Good for you to take a portrait class! I believe it is about practice and trying new things. Plus it helps when you like the teacher! Your drawing is very good here!

    • corinnebekker
      February 23, 2015

      Thanks Jill for your compliment.
      And yes, practice makes perfect – or near perfect… haha. From Carla’s Faces 101 to several Life Book 2014 lessons, I’ve had lots of practice by now, but one can always learn more. That’s what I am hoping for and working on. Moving from one subject and medium to another helps too, I have found.
      The course is not all portrait – but it could be if I want it. So might just do it that way. 🙂

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