A Big Ginger Pollock

10 Aug

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Back to the ‘up-yer-nose’ digital drawings and here’s someone with a great big ginger beard. Magnificent. The chickens are part of the wallpaper. They don’t live on his head. I drew onto my Samsung Galaxy Note 8 with a free Markers app, laying on a beige ground to start with then building up layers of colour and texture with a stylus and my finger, the stylus gives a much firmer, more defined line. I did a lot of the texture in his beard with my left hand (I’m right handed) which gave much more wobbly, quirky lines, a bit like a Jackson Pollock. Sparta Puss was rubbing her face against my right hand because she wanted to be smoothed. So what can you do?

 

 

 

7 Responses to “A Big Ginger Pollock”

  1. Leonie Andrews August 12, 2018 at 00:07 #

    The chickens work. Of course Sparta puss wanted your attention, you were doing something else!

  2. outsideauthority August 11, 2018 at 19:27 #

    He looks pan-esque. He should consider adding chickens to his head permanently

  3. Sharon Mann August 11, 2018 at 14:48 #

    a glorious up-yer-nose portrait. I love the beard.

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