My portrait of Evelyn Brent when I was a snot nose student in Advanced Drawing 8 years ago. I had a conversation with a friend last night that one of my old professors really kicked my ass and put me to work on this theme I was obsessed about (1920s portraits of women, which lead to my obsession of #theweightofmemories girls). So in finally doing this piece, my professor still told me I had so much to work on. I didn't believe him before, but I believe him now. The one thing he said that mentally broke me was "You don't know how to fill things in. You need to study and reevaluate her skin before you really consider this Photorealism. What happened to her chest, it's like there's nothing there? Learn how to fill the negative spaces even if it's hard to see on the photograph." #art#drawing#charcoal#advanceddrawing#artclass#southwesterncollege#artstudent#charcoaldrawing#photorealism#1920s#thegoldenage#flapper#silentfilm#evelynbrent#sandiego
If you know me, you know how much@I love silent films and reading about the women and men who helped create the art form. It’s difficult finding memoirs (out of print) and biographies, especially extremely well written contemporary bios, & that’s why I was over the moon to find Dolores Del Rio: Beauty in Light and Dark by Linda B Hall. Can’t wait to read it.
The last week or so I’ve had a lot of fun sketching vintage period clothing for my warm ups. I usually am not happy at all with how I draw people but I’m genuinely SO happy with the mid 1800s wedding dress (the red one) and the 1920s flapper (the green one) ❤️💚 I can’t wait to figure out better how to draw figures more 💁🏻♀️
This photo of #NatachaRambova really shows off what would be know later as Princess Leia cinnamon rolls. These are incredibly precise. How'd she do it? No extensions because she had LONG hair. So this is natural. Great pic, too. #Hairstyles#flapper
SOLD. $20 includes shipping paypal US only. My handmade plaster flapper girl is about 5" long and had a flat back and hangs on the wall. She wears a felt head wrap and socks and has sequin head eyes. Made with love. #chalkware#flapper#isnmemberitem#fleamarquee