Friday, July 24, 2009

Light from within....

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. ~Elisabeth K├╝bler-Ross

6 comments:

Florence's Art said...

Very nicely done. How do you manage to keep it so crisp and clean? When I work with charcoal I get smudges on the page around my drawing (and myself)

Jess said...

Hi!! This is a cool drawing, I like it! It reminds me of my post about my alter ego, which I JUST noticed you posted on!! I'm so sorry I never noticed, but I have NO problem with you using it as inspiration, but if it ever goes anywhere and you become famous because of it, just be sure to drop my name in there somewhere haha :)

Aarti Harish said...

hi jess..yes your blog is very inspirational...but this sketch was created from the photograph of an Indian model/actress who posed for a shampoo ad..in a magazine...yes..If I do sketch a model from your blog in future, I would be happy to mention your name as well..!!!
Thanks again..!!

Aarti Harish said...

Hi Florence...not always am I able to keep my sketches clean and free from charcoal dust..my sketches get smudged too...but I've heard that using a fixative spray over the sketch might help fix it...but I've never tried that myself..!

Nicole said...

I love the liveliness of her hair being tossed around....

-- Nicole in Ottawa

Aarti Harish said...

Thanks Nicole...somehow the hair came right this time....

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