Friday, February 29, 2008

Head study 2-29-08

Head study after Loomis 2-29-08
Charcoal on newsprint

This is a copy of a drawing by Andrew Loomis, an American illustrator from the last century (1892 - 1959). Students were encouraged to do half of their practice drawings by copying good artists' work, as part of the learning process. Loomis was miles ahead of me, so there is quite a difference between his drawings and my own drawings done from photos or life. I need to keep studying and drawing from Loomis and other world class artists.