Monday, January 13, 2014

New efforts on old techniques

"Billi" 12x12 pastel, charcoal and conte
    Upon returning to weekly portrait sessions, I have decided to attempt trois crayon. Experimenting stages have brought my technical abilities to do a portrait in 90 minutes to a minimal. This effort required another hour of working from memory. Unfortunately it also detoured the effort from realism and light years from my comfort zone.