New Sketch

I brought a few sheets of Bristol paper with me to Denver, not to mention my moleskine sketchbook. I’ve been working mostly in pen on small portraits in my moleskine. But I wanted to do something in pencil with a little more room. At home I’ve been working on a painting of Crystal, but I’m having trouble with the likeness, so I thought that it would be good to try my hand at a pencil drawing of her. Here’s the drawing…

Portrait Sketch of Crystal

It’s about 7″ x 8.5″ on bristol paper. Definitely the best likeness I’ve gotten for Crystal so far. I only had my mechanical pencil with me; it was sort of surprising to learn how fond I’ve become of using different pencil hardnesses to further a drawing.

– Jeremy

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