Playing around with watercolors.
I was fortunate enough to visit The Killer Heels exhibit while they were still on display at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. It was a surprisingly large exhibit with over four rooms and 160+ shoes – ranging from historic sixteenth century shoes to contemporary RTW heels.
I recommend going if the exhibit is headed to a city near you!
I have always avoided drawing people, well, in particular; their eyes, lips…noses… basically the whole entire face. And unfortunately this week was all about portraits in my drawing course. I was completely terrified, but after my professor explained some simple rules of drawing faces, I was eager to try.
She eased us into it by putting dramatic lighting on our live models so they would be easier to draw. I kept starting over so I wasn’t able to complete a full portrait but every time I restarted I learned something new about drawing faces so i don’t regret it.
That night I went home and practiced on an image I found online… I was completely amazed by my progress in one day.
I would love to see other people’s portrait work.