Face the Music

And some of the music is pretty and some of it is not so pretty.

She looks like she is smirking at me in this picture.  How dare her!

Does this face look familiar to you?
Wow, I can already see quite a few mistakes.

I am doing these daily drawings so I have to critique myself or else I
wouldn't learn anything but just for the record, I am very
pleased with how this turned out.

1.  I got one eye way lower than the other--cardinal sin!
It is easier to see to me in the picture below.

Color on this one is a little better.

2.  Also, one eye is more round.
3.  AND one eye has longer lashes.
4.  And one eye has more eyeliner--

5.  Left eye (looking at picture) is way more smeary--that would be okay if I had made them both smeary and the rest of the face matched.

I'm fairly pleased with the nose and mouth.  The picture I took this from had

her right nostril way more prominent.  If I were doing it over since it is a straight on shot, I might make the left nostril match a little more--not fully, but a little--

Wanted to compare sides of the face and which I liked better--

Don't like those long lashes--they make her look really fakey--

Have you figured out who she resembles just a little bit?

Seemed like when I placed this vignette around her, she became a little more recognizable.  If you said Madonna, you are right.

I looked around on the internet until I found a picture of someone with very distinctive features.  Those are a little easier to draw.

Well, hope you enjoyed my little art show and would love to see some of your drawings. Maybe this will inspire you to sit down with a piece of paper and a pencil AND A BIG ERASER and have some fun.  What is the worst that can happen--you ruin a piece of paper??!!

Does it look to you like she is smirking in that first picture?

Would someone email me or comment if the text is too small to read or to be comfortable to read?  Thank you.  It looks pretty small on my laptop and I am having trouble changing it.

2 Corinthians 3:16-18
Whenever, though, they turn to face God as Moses did, God removes the veil and there they are—face-to-face! They suddenly recognize that God is a living, personal presence, not a piece of chiseled stone. And when God is personally present, a living Spirit, that old, constricting legislation is recognized as obsolete. We're free of it! All of us! Nothing between us and God, our faces shining with the brightness of his face. And so we are transfigured much like the Messiah, our lives gradually becoming brighter and more beautiful as God enters our lives and we become like him.

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