Portraits made by "C":
nice soft smudging effect
I think C used:
and oil pastels
in her drawings...!
I love the intense look in these first two portraits of me. I guess when I am making a portrait I am looking very hard at the person's face, really trying to see it clearly, and I think that comes through here. I also really like that her portraits go right off the page, which always makes things more dynamic.
Portraits made by "S":
kind of a fashion model look
is that a canvas stretcher behind me?
... and I think S used:
and china markers
in her drawings!
Love these too. As you can see, "S" has an excellent sense of design! The last one is my favourite because it has a gentle sort of feeling, and also quite a lot of movement in the way the arms are positioned.
When we first saw each other it felt a bit awkward because, you know, emails and blog comments are one thing, but meeting someone "face-to-face", even if it's through a computer screen, is something else entirely. After awhile we all got more comfortable, and in the end it was a lot of fun!
Portraits made by me:
"C" - graphite on paper, 9x12 inches
"S" - graphite on paper, 9x12 inches
"C" and "S" together, oil on primed 300lb paper, 11x15 inches