Sketch of an Actress - original charcoal portrait of a woman
One year ago - By Hackberry Street Studio
This little drawing on Strathmore's toned paper is about 8 x 6" (actually on 12 x 9" paper, but I matted it smaller).
The model is an actress and was in her stage makeup - complete with false lashes and eyeliner which gave her eyes a lot of impact - I loved it! For this one I used the always wonderful and forgiving vine charcoal, with a few accents in white pencil. As usual, I left some things undone, which I think lends feeling to a drawing done quickly. Thanks for looking!
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