Friday, December 3, 2010

Young Gril in Kashmir

After visiting Steve McCurry's website and blog, I saw images that I wanted to recreate using a variety of mediums (though most likely with soft pastels). After receiving permission to use his photos images, I started with a sketch of a young girl in Kashmir in an attempt to capture what I saw in her: sorrow, pain, and strength

Pastel on mat board coated w/ gesso and aluminum oxide, 10 x 8
Reference: Photo by Steve McCurry

7 comments:

tiffannysketchbook said...

The emotions do come across. Thanks for sharing! You are very skilled.

Joe's blog said...

Wonderful facial expression. I'm very impressed.

WC Lee said...

thanks Tiffanny and Joe :)

Linda Popple said...

Beautifully done! She is lovely.

WC Lee said...

Thanks Linda :)

VildesVerden said...

Really nice pics!

WC Lee said...

Thanks VildesVerden :)