Tag Archives: Hands

August 29

Sohyun

So long Sohyun. The third and final portrait from my spring copy of The Gentlewoman magazine is complete. I’ve taken a set of ´╝áSktchyapp Procreate courses from Lisa Filion (aka the Pixel Princess) as well as a the Creative Bug portrait-a-day tutorial challenge by Charlotte @blueshineart. Their tools, tips, and techniques are all under exploration […]

August 07

Smith

Steven Smith lead a remarkable life by any standard, but especially by the standard of tea lovers. He co-founded Stash, Tazo, and the eponymous Steven Smith Teamaker brand of teas. I remember reading his obituary three years ago and thinking wow, a) gone too soon – 65 felt young for someone who has done so […]

February 28

Philtrum

  It’s almost a likeness and I enjoyed playing with the colors on the paper, but in my mind, what he’s pondering is “Where’s the space between my nose and upper lip? Where has it gone?” Our faces are not symmetrical because they result from five sections growing together and fusing by gestational week 6. […]

February 11

Loomis

  The glamour of the ladies in Andrew Loomis’ book Drawing the Head & Hands makes me wonder how Mad Men ever ended up. I really enjoyed seasons 1-5, I think? Then I just – stopped. Still, I dig this book – one of six that I carted home from the library a few weeks […]