Saturday, 25 January 2014

The details are a bit sketchy

Still struggling with the energy/concentration thing,
but today was a Cubby Hole playday*
and as I didn't fancy lugging a lot of stuff with me
I just took a small sketch pad and some pencils.
I don't do a lot of sketchwork so it was good to experiment.

I came across this winter wolf photo a while back
whilst I was looking for something on Google
and was fascinated by the eyes
so decided to try reproduce it.
Lesson No' 1:
drawing a white wolf
on white card
is a lot harder than it looks!
  

This is a portrait of a friend,
again taken from a photo,
and as usual I can't get the mouth right!
Somebody recognised who it was whilst I was doing it,
so it can't be that bad :)

*Playdays are interesting as you're never sure what's going to be happening.
Today we had people felting, quilting, creating mosaics and journalling.

3 comments:

  1. hubby (who adores wolves) loves the wolf sketch as do I.

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  2. Nigel, your wolf is fabulous!! i absolutely love it. LOVE the minimal detail and those eyes. Great job on this one! You obviously have a knack for sketching, and should do it more often. Have yourself a great Sunday! xox

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  3. the white wolf on the white card is beautiful. It is good to see you creative again. Thank you for sharing and looking forward to seeing more sketches. Big hugs!

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