Those Hundred Heads

plasticine head on sketchbook looking to camera

“Well I started my 100 Heads. I am a woman of some age who has never really managed light and shadow. My first love is a quite sparse but definite line. I also know that I am not going to manage 100 heads in 10 days. I will post some pen and ink drawings over the next week or so. Think of it as … quite a lot of heads in two or three weeks!”

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Reference: Unsplash.com – Jason Rosewell

 

line drawing of 1920s photo booth shot of couple
Reference: Vintage Photobooth

 Drawings: Lynn Harvey

The Matter Of Ink

two talking heads

No more Queenie drawings? “No Mum. Inktober 2018’s over now. It’s quite tiring you know.”

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But you cheated on that last one, didn’t you. You said you would use that Kuretake brush pen for every drawing …

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 … And I saw you use a dip pen for that last one, the Pirate. “Oh that. The ink that came with the pen ran out and the bottle I bought as a refill just wasn’t the same … I couldn’t draw with it. “Well I just call that being fussy. If you were a proper artist it wouldn’t matter what the ink was like.

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“Mum. I am just going to say this out loud this time. That is a really stupid thing to say.”