Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Ed Miliband pencil sketch

Drawing Ed Miliband is fairly easy, however this first attempt done during lunch time today only seems to be Ed Milibandish, once again I have kept to a grade B pencil. I have avoided rubbing out and smudging it with my finger, the drawing being done with the tip of the lead and the shading with side of the lead.

What I am working towards here is being able to quickly paint the main political figures in watercolour with out any sketching in first, probably somewhere between a caricature and a portrait along the lines of the one I did of Cameron the other day.

By way of explanation here his left ear is righter than his right ear, his left eye is righter than his right eye, or is it type of thing.     
Another Ed Miliband pencil sketch, this time my tea break, a few more of these and I will have a go at painting him. 

1 comment:

  1. I do not consider myself competent to comment on your portrait work bearing in mind that I'm satisfied just so long as I can draw breath. Though I am quite good at drawing conclusions albeit they are not necessarily accurate.

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