Painting from life

Hey there!

Recently, I started doing daily drawings since it is much more feasible when most of my “free” time comes in short, unpredictable amounts. I have long wanted to practice drawing portraits from life so I started drawing my newborn Grant since he sleeps next to me when I draw and stays relatively still. Also, I don’t exactly have models lining up on my doorstep.

I am pleased with the outcome, I have been trying to learn shapes, shadows, and proportions of the human face and painting is a level harder than drawing since you are adding the element of colour.

Anyways, baby is crying so that is all for now!!

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Isaiah 43:2 Waves

Some paintings are more challenging than others and this was one of those paintings for me. However, after changing the direction and adding the verse I am happy with the outcome. Also, I always love the chance to practice my fonts. 🙂