Sherlock Homes


  • Work: 1704
  • Size: 14" x 17"
  • Medium: Charcoal and Graphite on Paper
  • Sessions: 5
  • Start date: 5/25/2020
  • End date: 5/30/2020


The Dominant Eye

In Robert Henri’s book The Art Spirit he speaks of the compositional relationship between both eyes and how in life there is always the dominant eye.

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The Head Should Fill the Hair

After taking the photos of Sherlock I noticed that the hair looks as if it was pasted flatly over the head. The head should fill the hair with it’s volume.

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Spreading Charcoal With a Brush

As I struggle with the motive for this Sherlock drawing I tried spreading charcoal with a brush to see if I could depict more structure with softer edges.

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Lost In Copying

Today’s art session was a bit rushed and after looking at the photos I realized that I deviated from my motive and got lost in copying.

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Sherlock Drawing

I started a new Fandom Fitness drawing today and this one is of Benedict Cumberbatch from the awesome BBC series Sherlock.

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