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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

...And on the final day he rested!!!

Well folks, today is the last day of February and therefore the 29th of my 29 Faces for February.

I have REALLY enjoyed pushing myself to make these pieces, and hope you have enjoyed all the differing styles and techniques as much as I have. I would like to thank, once again Ayala for hosting this marvellously inspired challenge.

For my 29th face (was going to put last, but I doubt that very much lol) I decided to express how relaxed I now feel when attempting a portrait.
This is a loose 20 minute sketch(including deciding which pic to use) of my hubby relaxing in front of the tv.....not something he does very often :)

...building up sketch with soft coloured pencils...
...putting in shoulders so he isn't a head on a stick...
... literally scribbling colour onto the page, in a very free fashion...
...thought his head looked a bit skinny so added more hair lol...
...and the words...JUST CHILL...and have fun with your art :D

It doesn't matter that it isn't a perfect likeness...that's what photo's are for. What does matter is that you enjoy your art...if some one else likes it too, that's cool! :D

Tip: I found standing up to draw this meant I had to work loosely, and the soft graphite meant I couldn't make tight lines :D
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11 comments:

  1. Fabulous stuff - you seem to have really enjoyed this challenge!

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  2. Great stuff Gina! I've loved following you this month and am amazed at all the different techniques you've tried...with such obvious enjoyment.Hugs xx

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  3. Fantastic drawing, you're really talented.

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  4. He looks as if he had a wonderful relaxed time and it seems as if you had it too since drawing him :-)

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  5. Wow!! Great job! Thank you for your company during this month of fun!

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  6. Your faces have been very inspiring Gina and how lovely to finish the month with one of hubby..
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  7. the hard work shows, your faces are amazing
    `dx

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  8. I hope he doesn't chill to much so he is not serving you anymore wine lol! It was a great cah
    challenge and I loved all you have come up with. I know I have not always been here to comment but I have certainly been catching up with what you have made!!I am away for a little while but I will catch up with the postcard challenge when I am back so I will have an excuse to hop over here soon.
    ManonXx

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  9. I hope he doesn't chill to much so he is not serving you anymore wine lol! It was a great cah
    challenge and I loved all you have come up with. I know I have not always been here to comment but I have certainly been catching up with what you have made!!I am away for a little while but I will catch up with the postcard challenge when I am back so I will have an excuse to hop over here soon.
    ManonXx

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  10. I really enjoyed seeing your in progress pictures and the way you experiment with techniques and materials. Have learnt a lot from you, and I'll certainly will be coming back to your blog!

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  11. WOW Gina... stunning work... loved seeing your beautiful faces... how much fun was this challenge...

    Hugs
    Jenny x

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