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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
  • Typeimage
  • Dimensions21 x 28.2 x 0.1 cm
  • Price$1600
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Frustration This colored pencil drawing ‘Golden Shine – 21-11-22’ was drawn on a whim or was it? Today I got up with some mixed emotions. Yesterday...

Frustration This colored pencil drawing ‘Golden Shine – 21-11-22’ was drawn on a whim or was it? Today I got up with some mixed emotions. Yesterday I toiled all day long in colored pencil in order to get a facial resemblance of Melina. That’s the project I started last week in preparation for a bigger oil. Since it’s drawn on A4 and the body in full-length the space reserved for the portrait was very small. I will spare you the details but I ended up drawing with embroidery glasses on. Still didn’t get the exact resemblance right. Anyway, I went back to teaching this morning and with a student I was discussing pastel techniques. I pointed her to Toulouse Lautrec’s pastel drawings as an example of a so-called ‘loose’ style. Underhandedly I felt though, having been such a detailled nit-picker myself the other day. Toulouse-Lautrec But that’s how it goes. Sometimes your studens are your teachers and today I felt this urge to make up some lost time. Back in the

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