Jon Snow

jon-snow

I began the Jon Snow drawing with a structural method straight out of Russia.

Fundamentals of Drawing by V. A. Mogilevtsev is the book and the process taught in it works well with my motive for Jon Snow.

I want this portrait to be very structural, almost like Jon is carved out of stone.

Sessions

My First Oil Painting in Months

Even though my sleep wasn’t the greatest last night I woke up with a ton of energy and was able to begin a new oil painting. My first oil painting in months.

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Feeling Motivated Again

I’m feeling motivated again so I started up the daily work with Nicolaides, the daily composition and the daily sketches again.

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Fashion Magazine Hair

The list of fixes I created yesterday was super helpful in bringing this drawing around. Although, at this point he has a fashion magazine hair style going.

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The Unforgiving Eye of the Camera

The camera and its subsequent digital imagery is ruthless in showing me everything I’ve done wrong.

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Smoothing the Surface

Again I’m working slowly on this portrait but I ended up smoothing out the surface of Jon Snow’s face too much.

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Taking My Time Drawing

I’m taking my time with this drawing now, working each section of Jon Snow’s head to pull or push the form as much as I can.

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Recharge My Energy and Motivation

I’m beginning to feel the need to take a few days of minimum time on art, relax and recharge my energy and motivation.

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Jon Snow Drawing

I started the Jon Snow drawing today and this time I began with a structural method straight out of Russia.

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Details

  • Work: 1742
  • Size: 12" x 18"
  • Medium: Graphite and Charcoal on Paper
  • Sessions: 8
  • Start date: 10/04/2020
  • End date: 10/11/2020