Tuesday, 19 January 2010

The eyes see



I decided that 2010 would be the year when I would learn how to draw and paint proper portraits and figures. I would like to use less and less ready images and more and more my own figures in my artwork. But of course you have to start small. I found this brilliant face drawing class by Monica Zuniga at the hands and heart Ning site http://handsandheart.ning.com/
Monica takes you really through it step by step. Here are my first efforts at drawing realistic eyes. Unfortunately the scans have come out pretty badly...

15 comments:

  1. I think that you have drawn those eyes magnificently, especially for your first attempt.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Wow das ist fantastisch.
    Sehr beeindruckend.

    ReplyDelete
  3. fabulous, you clever old stick!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Fantastic, the eyes are stunning. You must be a quick learner. :)

    ReplyDelete
  5. You would never know that you are beginning - your eyes are beautiful and expressive - wonderful! Kristin

    ReplyDelete
  6. If only I could draw eyes such as these! Wonderful work!

    ReplyDelete
  7. This is so awesome..I signed up for at the handsandheart site..not really sure how it works..something new for me, so I will have to just see how it works. On my profile, I said that I saw your post here and that was how I found it..hope that was ok :) You are really good at drawing..wow.
    Priscilla

    ReplyDelete
  8. Hi Astrid!
    I beleive you were on Creative workshops website?..
    I found you! YOU left me a message. So sorry I was unable to answer the questions.
    About Monica.. She is a fantastic teacher with love in her heart and endless amnount of patience.
    I have learned nearly everthing I have done from her.
    I signed up in June of 2009.
    I am so happy for you Astrid.
    YOu are doing so wonderful!!
    Email me from my website if you wish.
    So happy to see you.. and I love all you have done here.. how fun!
    Hope to see you soon.
    Come visit when you can!
    Hugs, Darlene xo

    ReplyDelete
  9. This is another class I've wanted to take! You've created some gorgeous eyes Astrid!
    Thanks for stopping by :)
    Darla

    ReplyDelete
  10. Gorgeous work, very lovely! It would be fabulous to win! Feel free to visit my blog giveaway!

    ReplyDelete
  11. Oh, I think your a natural, how nice!
    Marcie

    ReplyDelete
  12. Well, the "eyes" have it! Bad pun, Bad! You are off to a good start.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Your eyes are wonderful, they really are. My problem is I can never get both eyes to look the same :)

    ReplyDelete
  14. You are definitely a talented artist. Your eye sketches are lovely.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Your eyes are beautiful!
    Blessings,
    Caron

    ReplyDelete

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment, it is much appreciated and it makes my day!

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

One World One Heart

Photo

FEEDJIT Live Traffic Feed

Birthday Card

Birthday Card
Just got a whole lot of new stamps from a brilliant place called the Stamp Smith. This is the image that I first saw on Docraft and really liked. I asked the friend who has used it in an ATC, where she got it. Well she borrowed it from a friend who got it from ebay as a one off. But.... it had a title. I googled the title, and hey presto found the site. They have great stamps and offer a really friendly fast service. I highly recommend them!

Gothic Arch Trifold inside

Gothic Arch Trifold inside

Back of Gothic Arch Trifold

Back of Gothic Arch Trifold

Gothic Arch Within the Heart

Gothic Arch Within the Heart

Gothic Arch, the Key

Gothic Arch, the Key