Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Little Fella in a Big Fedora

How do colors and shapes come together to make eyes, nose, cheeks, chins, wrinkles, and folds? 

Here's how I do it - one step at a time.  The hardest part is having faith - knowing that the "ugly stage" is normal and necessary - believing that it will come back together in the end.


  1. One of my friends on fb commented on his portrait. She is an art lover and thought it was a computer generated piece in the style of an artist. She said, "I love it! A la Van Gogh or Gaugin?" You are in good company, Helen. :)