poetry and portrait practice

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I’ve been using fave poems for brush calligraphy practice. The one above is from Mary Oliver.

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This one’s from Elizabeth Bishop. πŸ™‚

I’ve been studying how to paint freehand portraits too, of imaginary ladies, thanks to tips from Jean (thanks, Jean!) during our artambay:

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5 thoughts on “poetry and portrait practice

  1. lovely brush calligraphy and portraits! I like the 2nd portrait. I like her eyes, her brows and the shadows of her face. I can never paint portraits or humans in general.

    Btw, are those greenleaf and blueberry handmade watercolors?

  2. You brush calligraphy is great! I love your portraits and I keep on thinking who’s your first portrait celebrity-look-a-like. Keep on doing great artworks!

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