Shadows and Light
It took two rolls of film and a lot of screaming at my camera to come up with this photo. My nieces were either posing like deer in headlights or were a blur of activity. When I finally got the shot I wanted, the lighting was very dark. That meant that the area below Shilo’s face was dark, as was her hair on one side.
When drawing a darker subject, the secret is to draw what you see. That is, if you don’t see a detail, don’t guess, just draw it as a dark shape. You can’t be more “real” than the photo.
Let’s practice drawing the hair and face. Always check the proportions of your ...