Well, I finally remembered to stop every now and then and take pictures.  I really like WIPs.  I've learned a lot from the ones other artists have posted.

Miki is a wonderful artist.  She's been a friend of mine on several other sites for several years.  She gave approval to post this.  I hope it's of some help to others interested in drawing CP portraits.


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Comment by Pat on April 16, 2015 at 8:13pm

I love to see WIP........Very nice Fran!

Comment by Fran Hoffpauir on April 17, 2015 at 11:41pm

Thanks so much, Pat.  This one was such a pleasure to draw.

Comment by Kink Jarfold on April 19, 2015 at 3:00pm

So nice to follow the progress -- plus, you're a fine artist.

Comment by Fran Hoffpauir on April 19, 2015 at 4:41pm

Thank you so much, Kink.  I think WIPs are one of the best ways to learn.

Comment by Barbara Erickson on May 27, 2015 at 3:09am


Comment by Fran Hoffpauir on May 28, 2015 at 3:04am

Thanks, Barbara.

Comment by Judie Martinez on July 16, 2015 at 4:56pm

This is beautiful.  Thank  you for sharing.  I am working up the courage to attempt portraits but not there yet.  What is your favorite medium to work with?  I have yet to try pencils but think that I might need to invest in some.  So much to learn from your expertise! 

Comment by Fran Hoffpauir on July 19, 2015 at 4:36pm

Thank you, Judie.  My favorite has always been CPs.  You can have such control with them.  I love watercolor, but I've never been completely happy with anything I've done.  Still working on it, though. 


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