It’s been a very long time since I have drawn anything. I felt I would try and draw this as a quick practice to see how my skills are. One of my favourite TV programs at the moment is AMC’s The Walking Dead and with the mid-season premiere of season 6 just a few weeks away, how could I resist drawing Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes.
As much as I enjoyed drawing again, I was surprised by how much I struggled. I think this could be down to two reasons. Firstly, I’m completely out of practice. Just like anything else in life; Art is a discipline. You can have natural talent but if you don’t practise regularly then you can forget. I intend to keep practising from now on and try to develop my skills further. The second reason, are the materials I used. I used a sheet of plain A4 printing paper to work on because that’s all I had around the house. I found this very hard to work with as layering on darker tones with pencils just wouldn’t work.
I do intend to carry on practicing my art in the future and look forward to creating more works, developing my skills further.
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