the face..

Nick Walters 10 years ago

 

art speak..

 

Fascinated by the process of drawing my face again and again, the different aspects that come out - first the too long-ness - the 'x' axis, then the too narrowness - the 'y' axis, the constant struggle with the eyes, nose, ears, mouth - but so crucial to a convincing portrait.. the tone, the different muscles in the head, the skull, the 3d, the very very subtle perspective - and the curve of the face, the light..

 

its like trying to do 20 rubiks cubes at the same time…

 

exhilarating when it goes well, devastating when it doesn't.. but a practice, a rehearsal, a study..

 

Enjoying the 'painterly' way I am using the pencil, shading, mark-making and rubber..

 

gotta go and make some food now..

 

starving…

 

drinking too much..

 

spending too much money on DIY..

 

oh well..

 

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