Entries by carrirenaud

Realistic Eyes, Part 1A

The goal of this exercise is to learn to depict the eye properly, focusing on anatomy and value. The instructions requested sketches, I went a little past that for most of them but I found I really enjoyed this one. Of course, I have 13 more single eyes and 2 more pairs to go, so […]

Realistic Portraits Part 2 (Janelle Monáe)

Finishing up the second part of the assingment for the first course of Realistic Portraits on Schoolism. This is a sketch of Janelle Monáe, done using a grid method for comparison of proportions. The reference photo can be seen here. I’m pretty damn happy with how this one turned out.

Realistic(ish) Portraits and Leonard Cohen

This is my attempt at a portrait sketch of the late, lovely Leonard Cohen. It’s the first half of my assignment for the first course of Realistic Portraits on Schoolism. I had a long post all written about creative progress and how important practice is, and how motivation will only get you so far, and it really […]