The first two faces in this post are soft pastel. I didn't use the Unison pastels this time, because I bought some additional NuPastels and wanted to see if I could come up with some new skin tones using them. Although I like these, I think the Unison is better for laying the basic foundation for the faces. I had to work a little harder at getting to where I wanted to go with that using the NuPastels.
This next one is a work in progress, and has been done with ink and colored pencil.
And two more in ink...
The next four are done in graphite. I am trying to rise above the humble #2 pencil.
I think at one time or another, most people have one of these toxic "friends" or relatives (below). You know the type: For instance, you announce you are on a diet, and they sabotage your efforts by giving you cookies and cakes! Best to maintain your resolve, and try to see through the disguise of the false well meant intentions.
This next face is charcoal and ink.
And I almost didn't even post this last one because it is done with ball point pen on the back of a receipt, using my purse as a make-shift desk in the car while waiting for my son to be through at the doctor's office!
Have a great weekend, and thanks for visiting!