Saturday, June 05, 2010

Childhood Joys, 16" x 16", Brown and Sanguine coloured pencils, 2010

This is a recent commission I completed and his parents were pleased with the result. I have actually drawn all other members of this family last year. Then this little boy was added to the family, his parents waited for him to gain some good stable features-evolving in to a boyish face and now he was ready for his portrait. Click HERE for the link to his dad's piece

I used three Faber Castell polychrome coloured pencils(walnut brown, sanguine and burnt sienna)and black for this piece on a Fabriano Printmaking paper.


Janet Pantry said...

This is a fabulour portrait, Adebanji! I love the colours you've used. I think FC Polys have the best colour range for darker skins :)

adebanji said...

Thanks Janet!

AC said...

It must be very interesting to portrait several elements of the same family.
Did you specially noticed the family's look alike features when you made the portraits?

adebanji said...

Thanks AC, the eyes in particular were similar!