March 27, 2012

Age Progression Sketch



This is going to sound a little sick….but I think I’d be a better sketcher for the milk carton kids.  You know, the ones that have been kidnapped (majority by the non-custodial parent).  I seem to have a way of adding on years to my kids.  Probably because by the time I start a sketch and then finish it…it’s been a few years!  Well….feels like it anyway.



I probably need to apologize to my friend now…because I think this is as good as it’s going to get.  The paper is not as forgiving now (weeks later) as it was when I first started.



Ahh….but just look at her smile!!  It makes me smile Smile

She’s not complete yet.  I’ll be fussing around with her a bit still.   I haven’t gone in with my permanent marker to add that pop that I so love yet, either.  I’ll be grounding her as well with a semi circle or something.

2 comments:

jinxxxygirl said...

As usual i think you did a fabulous job! It always lifts my spirits to see someone else who is best friends with her eraser. :) You know the fact that all of your sketches you have created by drawing through what you see through YOUR filters is what makes them so special and uniquely your own. I started a new drawing the other day and posted the first sketches if you want to take a peek. :) Hugs! deb

Eden said...

Thanks Deb, I really appreciate your comments about my art. it sure helps. Off to check out your blog :)

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