Friday, 27 May 2016

Show Your Face - Head Positions

Friday is here once again and time for a new set of face shares. If you have been playing along with June Walker's prompt suggestion this month I hope you have been having fun, if you haven't had a chance then you can always save it up for when you have some time!

Shall we share again this week?

First up the admin...

Schedule:
  • Head Positions - May 2016 (try different head potions through the month. Suggested by June Walker)
  •  Quick Draw Faces - July 2016 (set a timer to say 10-15 min - or less if you dare! - and draw a face or several faces in that time. Suggested by Gibby Frogett).
  • Change Hands - September 2016 (try using your non-dominant hand to draw/ paint / make your face this month. Suggested by Hazel Agnew).
Remember all are optional prompts, you don't have to use them, they are there if you fancy playing, if not just link up your usual work as normal.


Don't forget:
  • Show Your Face is a community link up for portrait work in any style or medium.
  • the aims are to share, learn, practise, inspire, and be inspired.
  • to make sure that the face artwork is yours, if you use any stamps or templates to build the face they should be designed by you.
  • the link is open from 10 am (BST) every Friday and stays open for a week, so link away.
  • finished pieces, works in progress or retro posts (i.e. older works, not from this week) are all welcome.
  • to link back to the link blog post here for that week.
  • Spread the word on your blog/social media outlets and use the #ShowYourFaceFriday hashtag in social media.
  • There is a prompt every other month. Using the prompts is totally optional and just there if you fancy playing along. You can still post your face work even if you haven't used the prompt.

Looking For The Blog Button?

If you want to wear the blog button with pride then hop on over to Show Your Face 31st July 2015 to grab it and there are instructions on how to put it on your blog there too.


My Share This Week...

Sketches of head selfie head positions by Kim Dellow

For my share this week I thought I would carry on with my pencil sketch studies from last week but I wanted to work from a model and not having a model to hand I thought I would take some selfies and work from them!

Mmm, not sure I have hit all the angles quite right, particularly the foreshortening of the middle photo. But now I have a series of photos to work from for practise.

Over To You...

Link your faces artwork and spread the word on your blog and/or social media, hashtag #ShowYourFaceFriday. Please do let anyone you think would be interested in sharing their portraits know about our community here.

Catch you later Face-Artinators

Kim

PS. Some other places you might want to link your work to: Painted pages share at Paint Party Friday. Art journal pages, check out the new theme at Art Journal Journey. Those of you on Facebook ask Darcy Wilkinson if you can join her Face To Face page.


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2 comments:

  1. A very good idea to take head shots to model!! I did that a few years ago so I must dig the photos out and sketch from them!!

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  2. lovely shots and model to sketch from Kim!

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