Kindergarten Drawing

July 29, 2014 Heather 0

I once aspired to draw a portrait of every student I ever taught. Alas, teaching takes up a lot of time and I decided to spend the time I had left on other things like writing. Instead, my new goal is to do one drawing per year that I can Read More

Baby Butterfly

March 22, 2010 Heather 0

I drew this back in December 2009 of my best friend Adam’s daughter Mo (short for Imogene). I was using a picture I took as a reference. My main purpose was to practice colored pencil. However, when I got to the right eye, I made the shadowing too dark and Read More

Experiment in Color

October 5, 2009 Heather 0

I have been drawing portraits since 2001 but I have always focused on black and white drawings. I use a basic set of drawing pencils that are just like normal writing pencils except that they have a range of shades, allowing for softer and darker tones without needing to press Read More