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Fri Mar 5, 2021, 11:06 PM

Another portrait sketch

By way of introduction, I started in 1952 tracing comic books. The I graduated to freehand pencil drawings of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, etc. etc. In the 1960s I got into pen and ink and linoleum block printing. I even did a handful of illustrations for a small literary magazine. Then I got married, raised three kids, all the usual activities that distract one from hobbies. I set aside my art supplies until I got a set of colored pencils for Christmas. That got me started again.

Mostly I've been using old Dorothea Lange photos from the Great Depression as reference materials.
Here's another;

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Binkie The Clown Mar 2021 OP
Ocelot II Mar 2021 #1
applegrove Mar 2021 #2
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Response to Binkie The Clown (Original post)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 11:30 PM

1. Very good sketch, and a great source of material.

Please post more!

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Sat Mar 6, 2021, 12:16 AM

2. Looks like Prince Philip to me. But then i'm not good at faces.

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Sat Mar 6, 2021, 12:25 AM

3. love it

that's a great sketch

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Sat Mar 6, 2021, 01:09 AM

4. A lot of character there

I like how the hat throws shadows on his face.


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