Saturday, January 14, 2012

Drawing with a pipe cleaner

As part of Lesson 2 in Jane Davies' Exploring the Self Portrait class, we were asked to use India ink with a pipe cleaner (aka chenille stem). This is not exactly a good likeness, but it does have character:

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Exploring the Self-Portrait

I began a new online class last week, Exploring the Self-Portrait, with Jane Davies. So far, it is a lot of fun, but (as Jane reminds us) is also a major lesson in cultivating acceptance. Lesson 1 involved tracing and drawing over photos of ourselves.