High contrast faces

nov 271

Water-brush with Lexington grey ink, A6 – 10 minutes

I was watching a Word War Two history documentary and was struck by a very high contrast photo of a group of men. I copied nine of the faces using ink-brush, noticing the way that the nose is suggested by the gap between the eye sockets and the shadow below. Knowing that these men were all Nazi collaborators inevitably alters the way I read their faces and expressions…

About Ed Mostly

Enthusiastic daily sketcher based in Bath Uk
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