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Some New Portrait Drawings

3 monthes ago   |   By Candace X. Moore

Here are some recent drawings I created as studies for upcoming portrait paintings. This is a classic technique that produces beautiful results. The paper tone stands in for middle values, the white chalk represents the lights and the charcoal creates the darks.
I like to work a portrait up in stages. During the preliminary drawing, I get to know the sitter's face, and solve most of the issues I will encounter before the paint comes out. At the completion of the commission clients may chose to purchase the preliminary sketch, too. A little add-on.
Of course, some clients prefer a drawn...
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