The Most Important Woman

Inspired by Yeehung, I decided to take up drawing this holiday. After browsing the tutorial webby he recommended and flipping through Drawing With Your Artist’s Brain, I picked up the graphite to draw my first portrait yesterday.

The product after 90mins:

ahchen has absolutely no idea how to do the shading yet, so Mom’s eye-bags look like ba-ru-gu and her hair resembles mee sua. But at least she seems to be celebrating her 30th birthday. My Sis, a primary school award winning calligrapher, wrote the chio words.

Drawing trains your ability to:

1. see relationships of angle

2. see relationships of size

3. see relationships of position in space

4. see relationships of value (relative darkness and brightness)

Give your right brain a workout now!

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