Self Portrait in Chalks

Another Self Portrait, well the sitter was readily available!
I decided to add colour to the charcoal drawings I have been doing recently and pastels seemed to be the answer as they can also be treated with a loose feel.

I really struggled with this one as working in a mirror face on is I found more difficult than a three-quarter view.

I started with a mid toned grey paper -Daler-Rowney Rose Grey, Murano pastel paper and working at night in artificial light it soon became rather moody as many layers went on.

Size: 27.5 x 44 cm

Medium: Pastel and Charcoal on pastel paper

Price: NFS - (Who, in their right mind would want a portrait of me!)

Self Portrait_2016-03-12

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