charcoal drawing

Charcoal drawing done based on an oil painting by Ilya Repin. This was his daughter at 4 years old.
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  1. Beautiful softness in the details. I love this...

  2. Thanks a lot Kathy! I'm not so familiar with the darkness and chunkiness of charcoal, and keeping the soft light touches was challenging, I'm glad it came through :) The painting by Repin captures the life of this girl in such an amazing way, almost like she would turn and say something to you!

  3. I usually try to capture a look or mood in my portraits. This one does just that. Perfect.


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