This is another pre-Christmas commission. It seems some years ago a naughty photographer has produced a couple of photographs of my client`s boys, which, over 5 or 6 years, have faded into almost nothing. In desperation they approached me to see if I could use them for a portrait drawing before they vanished altogether, as another family member was apparently very fond of her copy. One of the two photographs was so badly faded that it had disintegrated into a selection of blurry dark and light shapes. The second one was still just about recognisable and this is what came out of it, much to the client’s relief. It lacks my usual detail but it conforms to the style of the original image and I think it is fine as it is.

Brothers, Pencil Drawing

Brothers – Graphite Pencil on A3 Watercolour Paper


4 thoughts on “Brothers

    • Thank You for your nice comment. It’s always helpful to get feedback, positive and negative, because there is so much to learn from it šŸ™‚

    • They were indeed, Adrian, thank you. Not much you can do once a photo has perished as bad as those had (especially if you can’t trace the photographer), so I am glad I was able to help.

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