A Chinese Character

  This new portrait study gives you a hint as to where I want to travel to someday 😉 I´ve always been fascinated by Asia, especially China and Japan and remember with startling clarity giving impressions of a japanese dancer before family members when I was very young. In order to do so, I borrowedContinue reading “A Chinese Character”

A Bashful Beauty

  I sketched this portrait with Audrey Hepburn in mind, an amazing actress I´ve always admired very much, not only for her stunning and elf-like beauty but for her tremendous skills as a dancer and actress. I freely admit that this drawing does not really look like her…I will have to practice more to getContinue reading “A Bashful Beauty”

A Papuan Portrait

  I´m back on track with my project about learning how to draw faces. After having practiced drawing the individual features like eyes, noses, ears and mouths seperately, the next step is to combine those features now! For this I use a couple of books from which to draw different faces. The drawing above showsContinue reading “A Papuan Portrait”

Et tu, Brute?

  Here comes another broken plaster face I did a drawing of. The accusing expression on it somehow reminded me of the classical phrase “Et tu, Brute?” (You too, Brutus?), which Julius Caesar is supposed to have uttered whilst receiving the final stab by his friend and adopted son Brutus. Although there´s is no evidenceContinue reading “Et tu, Brute?”

Broken Face

  Finally my eyesight has improved and I don´t need to go out with my sunglasses anymore – well, at least not when it´s cloudy. 🙂 That means I´m back to my sketchpad and pencil – yippieeeeh! 🙂 Having experienced how it is like to be blind as a bat, I did a drawing ofContinue reading “Broken Face”

Am I too nosy?

  I hope I´m not too nosy – I know, it´s childish, but the pun is absolutely intended here 😉 – when I ask what type of nose you´ve got? 😉 Mine is rather small and straight 🙂 Please feel free to pick out a nose (“No, I did not say: please feel free toContinue reading “Am I too nosy?”