I have been keeping this drawing under my hat, as it was a commissioned piece, and I wanted my client to see it first. This is a portrait she hired me to draw of her dad. I am pleased to say that she liked the result. Thank you, Clarice, for the pleasure of drawing your dad. It was an honor. 🙂
This drawing, like the others in my Ancestry Art, is done on gray paper with pen and ink and white charcoal. I like the feel of this combination, as it lends age to the drawings, making them seem classic and timeless like the wonderful photos I’ve worked from.
– 5×7 inches on Strathmore Artagain tinted paper
– Drawn with Prismacolor Fine Line markers (sizes .005, .01, and .03). Once the darks were put into the drawing, I brightened up the light spots with white charcoal.
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Here is a short video showing the step-by-step progression of the drawing.
If you’d like your ancestors remembered and honored in a drawing, check out my Ancestry Art page, and feel free to contact me at indee.artist.jen88@Hotmail.com.
Thanks for looking!