Princess Di

by Grant
(Ahlden, Germany)

I done this on A4 printer paper using a selection of pencils. I drew this from a picture that I downloaded from the web and printed out in black & white to make it easier for me to see the diffirent degrees of shading.

As always I'm having problems with the mouth but practice makes perfect and one day I will crack it.
The face could be a little bit longer but I'll definitely be trying another Princess Di in the near future and see if I can improve on it.

I scanned my picture but lost some quality when I rotated it clockwise to the panorama view as you now see it.

It took me 4 or 5 lunch breaks (45mins each) in my truck to complete. Such a relaxing pass time I wish I had discovered this many years ago.

All comments and suggestions are as always very welcome.

Thanks, Grant.

PS I'm looking forward to the new web site format. Sounds great.

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Very well done
by: Jill

Great job.

well done
by: anna

I see that maybe it is not perfect, but I really enjoy looking at it, it is relaxing but have something magic in the atmosphere. (it looks like she's somewhere else with her mind...)

I agree that practice will help you have wonderful results, my best wishes and... go on.


Princess Diana
by: Pop

Very good drawing. As you have noticed the face is too short. This could be because of the angle of the chin resting on the hand.

I think this should now be done in another medium, which will help to give depth and form to the picture. Well done!


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