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The main event last Wednesday night (May 3) was portraits, though the wonderful weather tempted a few members onto the roof for a wee sketching session.

Angus ran through the basics at the start of the lesson:

  • draw an upturned egg shape for the head;
  • eyes to go halfway down, with each eye taking up a fifth of the width and being spaced one eye-width apart;
  • end of the nose halfway between eyes and chin;
  • mouth halfway between nose and chin.

The brave grabbed a mirror and attempted self-portraits, while others used photographs of faces to have go. You can see the some of results below.

This week (Wednesday May 10) there’ll be more portrait work, with some drawing exercises designed to improve our sketching.

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