I had the great pleasure of meeting Esraa while teaching art at the American School in Egypt. Not only is she drop-dead gorgeous, she’s also kind, intelligent, and interesting to talk to. Although she wasn’t a teacher, she taught us all so much. I tried to capture not only her likeness, but also her wonderful […]
Here’s a drawing from a little sketching session that I had at home yesterday. It’s a quick portrait focusing on line and proportion in the face. I love high contrast in sketches (and in general), so I used an extra-soft 9B pencil for strong, dark lines.
The secret of getting kids to sit still? Ask them to draw you a picture. I made these quick sketches of my loves’ profiles while they were busy creating their own worlds of cars and unicorns on paper. I had to do a little improvisation on my son’s, since his sitting still limit is about […]