Friday, April 01, 2011

"Portraits of your loved ones are more than what you see. The elements they've captured are more to you than me."

[Holly Brook is amazing. Hers is one of those albums in which I loved every single song.]

Something you might not know about me is that I draw, and occasionally I do a lot of photography. 

More specifically, I draw portraits...rather often. I love doing them so much.  Last year, I even did a book of portraits of my friends as a project for my class. I based it on the song Curious by Holly Brook. 

Check SS's blog out here.

Caroline and another girl

Those are three of the ten that I did. I did all of them in charcoal and pencil, and I loved doing them. Even though I'm not necessarily friends with all of them anymore, I looovvved doing the project, and my portrait skills improved so much.

This semester, I'm in art again. Right now, I'm having to start our painting unit, and we're doing a gridded self portrait with a focus on a specific color. Obviously I chose green. It's a work in progress.

Wish me luck!


Serious progress is being made, you guys. You may not be able to tell, but that's a few hours of hard, painty labor right there! :)


little miss michelle said...

i just came across your blog. i love it! :)

Samantha said...

Ah that's SO awesome! I'm so jealous of your artistic talent! I have none. I have to take art next year and I am dreading it. I can't even draw a circle hah!

C said...

That's awesome! I've always wished I was a good artist. Alas!

Beautiful work!

Eeshie said...

Holy crap holy crap holy crap. You are an AMAZINGGGGGGG artist!

You know, when I was six, my dream was to be an artist. Then, I found out that you had to be able to draw good. My dream was destroyed.


Kate said...

I've always wished I was an artist, but I'm not. I've accepted that I'll just be a musician. Your portraits are so good. The self-portrait looks like it'll be really interesting.

Diana Mieczan said...

Wow..Love this! You are so talented, darling. Btw: I loved your comment the other day. Its so lovely to hear stories like yours. Have a fantastic day, sweetie