pablo picasso

pablo picasso

I was asked to draw Pablo Picasso to display in my fine arts class. I decided to add a colorful pattern to his scarf similar to the patterns he had in many of his pieces. This was my first ever graphite portrait drawing where I incorporated a background and colors....
brianna

brianna

The first portrait I did of my girlfriend. It was a challenge because when I first started to draw portraits, I overdid it on the shading and made everything too dark. I wasn’t yet used to preserving lighter values and working from light to dark. Light values...
mary

mary

Another portrait of my friend I did for practice. I wanted to try a portrait where the subject was looking straight forward, with more concentration on shading and adding the correct values. Graphite on paper; 11×14...
capture

capture

I created this piece to give to my girlfriend for her birthday. I decided to combine her love for photography with a rose.   Graphite, watercolor and Copic marker on paper; 9×12...
shaya

shaya

Around this time is when I really became interested in graphite portrait art. I asked some friends at school if I could draw them as practice. This is when I first started blending. Graphite on paper; 9×12...