Portrait Sketch (via Sktchy)

So a few days ago I posted a portrait sketch and wrote about the app Sktchy.  I am still enjoy the app and I am beginning to build up a collection of inspiration photos in my queue.  Below is my latest sketch (via Sktchy).

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I’ve got to say this guy was a blast to draw.  The facial expression was too good to pass up.  I struggled a bit with the beard, and there’s a lot of it!  I nearly ruined the sketch with a miserable attempt to add his hair to the sketch.  In the end I had no choice but to cover it up with black ink but, I think the sketch still works.

 

About the Author Michael Lovette

I'm an artist living in the foothills of NC (USA). I'm an average joe, married nearly 30 years to my high school sweetheart with 2 wonderful children and a four-legged old lady named Katie.

4 comments

  1. You know…. I think you had beard practice with your chimp !!

    Thanks to your recommendation I’ve selected a “victim”, ahem… “subject” – will aim to get my first sktchy post up in the next day or so.

    I would’ve done one today but found you can’t use your own photos for inspiration. As I’ve only just done that double-portrait last week (now jetting it’s way to Indonesia) I hoped I could post that up. No such luck 😦

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