Portrait with pencil

by Bettie Page75, September 25th 2021 © 2021 Bettie Page75

It is never my goal to draw a perfect portrait. I've learned to love mistakes and sometimes deliberately draw wrongly because I think that pictures become more exciting.

Polyvios Animations

Well, nice work on your portrait appeal, Bettie Page75.


I LOVE LOVE LOVE this piece.

The vibe it gives off immediately when you take a glimpse of it is just bloody brilliant!


Bettie Page75,

I would have liked to see a few more wrinkles in the forehead and near the top of the bridge of the nose to express more annoyance.

I often think we are afraid to draw these lines in due to cultural ideas of beauty. Be brave! Dink them in and enjoy the next level in your drawing and painting.

All the best,

JCML Fine Art

Bettie Page75

Thanks for the tip.

I didn't want to work out the picture so much, it was just supposed to be a quick exercise and then I liked the annoyed expression on my face because I often feel that way at the moment 🤣

I'm not really afraid of wrinkles, I've just drawn a caricature that is full of wrinkles. I can't say why I didn't do that with the lady. Coincidence maybe

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