Lessons in Masterful Portrait Drawing: A Classical Approach to Drawing the Head by Mau-Kun Yim

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Artists, Books, Charcoal | No Comments

Just received this book on Charcoal Portrait Drawing by Mau-Kun Yim that I had ordered and would like to report that I’m very pleased with it and highly recommend it. Below is link to youtube video of the artist demonstrating. Lessons in Masterful Portrait Drawing: A Classical Approach to Drawing the Head

Pamela

Posted by on Mar 10, 2015 in Charcoal, Drawing, My Artwork, Pastel, Technique | No Comments

I did this drawing last week. I started with vine charcoal and quickly moved to a few colors in pastel pencil and white Nupastel.

Evelyn’s Cat

Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Books, Charcoal, Drawing, My Artwork, Pastel, Pencil, Technique | No Comments

My friend, Evelyn Chin, commissioned me to do a portrait of her cat that she loves and this is the result. I bought a complete set of Prismacolor Nupastel pastels and acomplete set of Carb-Othello pastel pencils especially for this commission and it was great fun to work with these new materials. After doing an […]

Hispanic Model, December 18, 2014

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Charcoal, Drawing | No Comments

A new model at the League is always a cause for celebration. Here we have a new model (whose name I’ve yet to learn). I’ve been continuing with charcoal trying to improve my handling of the medium and I feel I am making progress which is why I am sharing this particular drawing I did […]

Second week with Lex

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Charcoal, Drawing | No Comments

I did this drawing this the past Friday. I’ve continued working with charcoal and believe I’m making progress with it.

Lex

Posted by on Dec 6, 2014 in Charcoal, Drawing, My Artwork, Pencil, Technique | No Comments

Did this drawing tonight, I drew Lex each day this week at the sketch class at the Art Students League. He was a joy to draw because of the musculare tone of his body; all the things you read about in the anatomy books can so clearly be seen on Lex. I have been attempting […]