2014_01_25 – cheating the clock, a little

A few times when doing these 30 min exercises, I’ve cheated the clock a little.  Either I wasn’t paying close attention to the time, or felt that just a few extra minutes were in order to finish a section (usually the hair). Today, however, I found myself feeling like this sketch was complete, and when I looked at the time had another 10 minutes remaining.  It’s in no way photo realism, but it captures the expression I was going for. So, i suppose that shows an increase in confidence.  Sketch workouts are actually helping.
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2014_01_12 – possibly recognizable, but not flattering.

Today’s 30 minute sketch ended up possibly recognizable, but I wouldn’t consider it a flattering likeness.  Thought I’d work on a longer sketch this weekend, but my time got eaten up by tasks around the house.
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