Joy in the Process

Much of the joy in creating new ‘graphite’ faces is studying the development; I do this through photos. I take quick iPhone photos of the stages of ‘works in progress’ because it is often easier to see where I need to tweak facial features in a photo. I seriously get some kind of a “drawing high” too when I look back at a slideshow of the photos – crazy, huh?.  [What in the world did Picasso do with no iPhone? … ha ha!]

This initial fascination might wear off at some point but for now, I still take a quick photo after every couple hours or so of working on a project.  Here is a  slideshow of Bill O’Reilly’s progress. It was my 3 or 4th drawing after I started – definitely not the best, I sort of cringe when I look at some of the facial features I drew back then (8 months ago, lol),  but it keeps me humble to show the world, just keeping it real.  There are only six pictures in this slideshow; sometimes I have up to 20, but this will give you an idea without boring you.

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This slideshow of Taylor Swift is sort of fun to scroll through as well.

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