Category Archives: Faces

Acrylic Figurative

I’m really pleased with this piece – it’s quite small, just 10″ x 12″.  The color combo is exactly what I was going for. I know that this is a fairly common image, done by many artists, out there in … Continue reading

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Faces – Found….

Here’s a technique that I am curious about.  Paint random bits of color and shape, with nothing in mind regarding the outcome, and then “find” the image.  I cheated a bit, by indicating darkness where I thought eyes might be. … Continue reading

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Faces – …and another guy…..

Again, just a pencil, and a smudger, and very minimal detail.

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Faces – YIKES!

OK, this was was an epic fail.  Drawn from the Reference Photo at the end of the post.

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Faces – Young Girl

As usual, click any image to see it bigger in a new tab.   NOTE:  I’ll be posting 10-or-so more blog posts on this site, then I’ll be posting exclusively on InstaGram – @chermckittrick The reason for this is that … Continue reading

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Faces – Single Continuous Line

A couple faces, drawn out of my head, no reference photo, and drawn using a single continuous line.

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Faces – Man

I feel like ALL my faces are starting to look the same, but maybe that’s because I’ve been mostly drawing young women.  Here’s an attempt at a man’s face, using pencil and a smudger.  Reference Photo at the end.

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Faces – Line Drawing of a Young Woman’s Face

Title kinda says it all……..  I’m actually surprised that I did Faces for about 8 times, before something else caught my eye………….  The first one is Before I erased the pencil lines.

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Alcohol Based Markers

I’ve been seeing a LOT of art lately that’s done with Alcohol Based Markers, and some of it is amazing.  Blick’s had an 85% Off sale on a 24-piece set, so I bought it to give them a try. I … Continue reading

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A Nose…..

I drew a nose………. ‘nough said………….

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Figurative……….

I am really enjoying drawing faces and figures……….  I sketched this sexy lady from a photo of a Clay and Cloth Doll that someone had made and posted on the ‘net……

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Ink and Wash Face

I was trying to follow a YouTube Tutorial for drawing faces with watercolor, but the instructor went really fast.  Instead of pausing it, I just kept throwing paint onto the page and hoped for the best. Surprise!  That plan didn’t … Continue reading

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Wall Hung Moon – Finished

The finished fired clay piece –  it’s about 12″ across.  It exceeded my expectations!

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More Clay Play …..

And one more Piece before I fire up the Kiln. This will be wall hung; it’s about 12″ across.

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Clay…..

So, I need to fire up the kiln to cook some tiny little pieces that the Grand kids made, which means I also need to make a bunch of big pieces to make it worthwhile. Here’s what I’ve got so … Continue reading

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Name Monster..

I did a project with my 9 year old Granddaughter – she called it a Name Monster.  She actually made a video that she eMailed to me, so that she could instruct me – how cool is that? Take a … Continue reading

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A new painting for our Dining Room…

Hey, it’s been awhile……….. I have been wanting a big-ish painting for our dining room, and I had a 24″ x 30″ canvas laying around, and today I actually started working on it, yay!! Since I haven’t done any figurative … Continue reading

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Challenge – Circus

(Click the images to see them bigger, in a new tab) So, this time, Jen and I used the same Reference Photo to do her latest Challenge, which was “Circus”. Here’s Mine And Here’s Jen’s  

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Gouache…..

(Click the images to see them bigger, in a new tab) Jen’s “challenge” from her ArtTutor group was camel, which immediately made me think of that old Maria Muldar Song “Midnight at the oasis, Send your camel to bed”, so … Continue reading

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Experimenting….

(Click the images to see them bigger, in a new tab) I was playing around with different ways of adding color to an image.  I’d drawn this image in pencil, then ink, then I splattered paint on loosely and randomly.  … Continue reading

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