I made this pencil drawing yesterday of Mohammed, one of my students. He’s been nagging me if he could pose for the last two years of his course after seeing my ‘Audience’ paintings of staff and students at JCC. I finally relented in his last week of study.
I think we were both very nervous, me especially as I hadn’t made a portrait drawing in ages, but we were both pleased with the results. After a bit of a break I’ve been slowly finding that portraits are coming back into focus as a subject in my painting….