Thursday, November 13, 2008

Self-portrait

My son has asked for my self-portrait done from life and not a photo for Christmas. This is a toughy as I have to decide what I want to reveal about myself. The bullet points above are my daughter R's considered repose to the first small sketch I attempted. Sigh ...

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4 Comments:

Blogger keith marrison said...

love it already!

9:33 pm  
Blogger Graham said...

I assume “R” won’t be getting a present this year…;)

That’s a fine sketch Lorna, you’ve certainly captured some of your character, a very promising start…it’s a very challenging Christmas request…knowing what to try and reveal…and how fully… is always a tricky issue…can’t wait to see how it develops :)

9:39 pm  
Blogger Miss T said...

I think you look far more fetching than this :-)

10:12 pm  
Blogger Adam said...

I'm with Lucy - yes, it's you, but it's a very negative view of you. Maybe your face is one of those that is transformed by a smile? And your nose is not upturned in that way.

6:23 pm  

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