Tuesday, January 12, 2010
In Aya's Pocket, Portrait of Keith from Memory with Markers
I made this marker portrait of my husband Keith (Biker Buddy) from memory today--I usually draw him looking at him. But I've studied his face so much drawing it that I remembered fairly well. One thing I cannot do without looking is the folds in his shirt--I could learn a lot from Anders.
I did the marker portrait on 9 x 12 water-color paper (I like watercolor paper!). It's too big to go in the mole or pocket, so I made a print of it for Aya, since I have her mole right now. (Underneath is a pile of poems for that fellowship I'm working on.)
The markers I made it with were all from holiday gifts, some from mole people--thank you!
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