Monday, 20 September 2010

Research, sketches post 2

Ive taken some photos of my head, not very pretty but its good for what im using them for. Im getting some warmup pastel sketches to get a feel of my portrait.

more to come


  1. This is a good method, but how about the old 'staring into a mirror' approach - copying from a photograph or still can often 'kill' a self-portrait, sort of gives it a 'surface' as opposed to depth... consider using a mirror, plus a dramatic light source from a particular angle for a strong, architectural image - bone structure etc.