Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Self at 58

charcoal and white conte crayon 25" x 16"

I was intrigued with the idea of being quite honest about getting older. So here I am.

I used two small mirrors to get this view, and boy, was it hard to keep my face in the same position! I had to keep moving my head to check my drawing's progress from a bit of a distance. For a long time it seemed I was drawing sections of my face that didn't line up with each other. 


  1. Taryn - this is a really nice sp. We are all getting older and we must embrace that! You did it!

  2. Beautiful, emotional drawing. Interesting to me that no matter the medium, an artist's style comes through. I love the feel of charcoal and conte, but can't get used to pastel.
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