Thursday, September 28, 2006

Crazy Eyes

Another self portrait. This is my first pencil drawing for my daily drawings and I used a Paper Mate Sharpwriter #2 pencil. It has a very fine lead that never dulls so I found it difficult to shade and render forms. As a result I look pretty flat and not very defined in terms of the from. It looks too chicken scratchy for my liking. I need to find a better pencil media to work with.

-peter-

4 comments:

Jason Jones said...

Crazy eyes reminds me of "Crazy Eyes Killer" on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Peter Hamtramck said...

Yeah, it was an intentional Curb Your Enthusiasm reference.

Parrman said...

I like this sketch, may a dash of water colors would help with your tonal shading, I like it mommy!

Peter Hamtramck said...

Thanks! I like the watercolor idea. I'll give it a try on a future sketch or maybe work back into this one. It's on printer paper so it might be a bit thin.