Corinne maakt

My drawing and painting life

Day 81 Drawing at the hairdresser’s

By now it’s become part of my practice: whenever I go to the hairdresser’s I bring my drawing pad. If the waiting time is anywhere longer than two minutes I can get oneย  (continuous line) drawing done. If it’s anywhere over 20 minutes I can do several continuous line drawings รกnd one that’s a bit slower.

This morning I had only ten minutes as the woman at the shop had a quick bite and a drink. And I took one of those photo books and off I went. And another. And halfway in doing the second face the hairdresser called me and I had to ask her to wait for a few seconds more so I could finish. That gave her some much needed time too :-). And then she came over to have a look and we talked about drawing for a while. If I’d had more time on my hands I could have drawn her, but no, I had to get on. Next time I might just do it, if I dare.

LINKS

An earlier post on drawing at the hairdresser’s: Linework in sketchbook, October 23 2014.

On oneliner drawings (=continous line drawings),ย  October 12 2014.

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4 comments on “Day 81 Drawing at the hairdresser’s

  1. Charlie O'Shields (doodlewash)
    November 29, 2015

    These are fantastic!! Reminder I need to try one of these! Love the way yours turned out. They’re so beautiful! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜ƒ

    • corinnebekker
      November 29, 2015

      Thanks my friend. Hope you try it too. Please let me know if you do. Would love to see your hairdresser drawings
      ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Jill Kuhn
    November 29, 2015

    These are awesome sketches, Corinne! I like how you shaded the features with heavier lines! WOW! These could be framed they are so good. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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