"African woman" female portrait charcoal drawing


6" x 9" charcoal on paper
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Since I haven't drawn many ethnic portraits I decided to have my take on this, it's really interesting to see how the facial proportions are different with each race, plus in this case the dark tone of the paper that matches the skin tone really made it easier for me to get that middle value for free!, yes without even drawing it, sometimes you get lucky and your job gets less difficult, in rare cases of course.

4 comments:

Ramesh Jhawar said...

The choice of paper was very good and its a beautiful work of art!

Daniel Peci said...

Thanks Ramesh!

ATELIER MIDDELMANN said...

a very nice picture of this face
Greatings J├╝rgen

Kenta said...

Marvelous painting. I like your good work. Paintings like this adds life to the Art Gallery and I love this.