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Friday, 25 March 2011

Adding detail

I've begun with a few of my latest sketches ...to add more detail to them with clothing and accessories.... slowly slowly catchee monkey.  Not biting of more than I can chew yet so to speak... but one step nearer the prized goal of doing a real portrait.


Makes a real difference I think and as is becoming usual I added colour in photoshop.  I left her hair grey in this one just because I liked the effect.


Thanks for all your good wishes re- my parents.  Mam is having a brain scan today so hopefully she and the rest of the family can be reassured that everything is ok once it's over and then maybe she will be given a course of medication that will alleviate her symptoms and make her feel better.
hugs
Chris xx

9 comments:

Chriss Rollins said...

she is amazing and that is just what i would look like if i let nature rule my hair.

because the rest of the colours are just me plus i wore big bows like that in the '80's

love her.

chriss x

Netty said...

Chris she is so beautiful. Thinking of you and hope all goes well with your mother. Annette x

flutterbycrafter said...

This is so amazing, wonderful. Good luck with your Mum's scan, hope everything turns out well. x

Lori said...

Ooooo, love her! She looks so... modern, maybe? She's beautiful!

Nancy Maxwell James said...

Chris
your drawing is AMAZING! what perfection and amazing detail! I soooo wish I could draw - my sisters and daughter got that talent! GORGEOUS work I so love seeing these!
I will be keeping your Mom in my prayers!

Dawn said...

This drawing is now excellent all the practice has paid off she looks stunning!

love Dawn xx

Helena said...

WOW that's amazing!!!

Hope all went well with your mum.

Thank you for your comments on my blog re caring for my mum and my mental health stuff ;)

Gez said...

Hi Chris..popped over to see how things are with your Mum..will be keeping my fingers crossed. Hope you all have a fab day together tomorrow.

Your portrait is absolutely stunning. I remember the big bows & shudder!! hehe..xx

The Old Geezer ~Ron said...

Greetings from Southern California.

Everyone smiles in the same language. If you don't have a smile, I'll give you one of mine :-)

God Bless You :-)