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...


Anonymous said...

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

Sandy said...

Wow das ist fantastisch.
Sehr beeindruckend.

Nicks said...

fabulous, you clever old stick!

pammyjo said...

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

Kristin said...

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

Ozstuff said...

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

Priscilla said...

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.

Anonymous said...

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

Art by Darla Kay said...

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

RedPanties said...

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

The Rustic Victorian said...

Oh, I think your a natural, how nice!

Thespoena McLaughlin said...

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

Lynn said...

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

Carol said...

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

caronbc said...

Your eyes are beautiful!

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