Self-portrait

Self-portriat Kim OsborneI haven’t attempted drawing a self-portrait since I was at school over 10 years ago. So this afternoon I sat down to give it a go:

Self-portriat Kim Osborne

Self-portrait close-up mouth

Self-portrait close-up eyes

 

The drawing above was my third attempt of the afternoon. I used some colouring pencils and an HB pencil.  The first attempt made me look like a very old woman (don’t laugh!), the second was better but a bit wonky and it felt a bit unnatural and cartoony. Proof that you can improve in just a few hours!  This is what they looked like:

 

Self-potrait improves with practise

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