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29 Faces check-in #5, 6 and 7

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Here’s a quick update with my next faces for the 29 faces in 30 days challenge.

I started out with a quick doodle of a face in one of my journals. Trying to make a face from a more side view.

And I realy wasn’t happy with that. I clearly need a lot more practice here.

So I tried the same thing in my bigger altered book art journal. And apparently I am in a green phase right now…note to self: “Try some other colors!

I wasn’t happy with the balance on the page, nor with the drawn face.

So I doodled a realy quick funny face in another journal. It took me half a minute, but it made me happy. Look, she even looks happy,

After that I could proceed with the page, having identified what it was that was bugging me.

Added some color accents and journalling about what it was I found out.

I do feel much better about her now and I told myself to Stop Hiding….

I still feel I need a lot more practice with this, but I guess it’s alright. I will get there, practice is everything when drawing faces.

So those were my face 5, 6 and 7 for the challenge, still keeping up. I’m off now to check out what my fellow artists are doing with their faces and see if I can find some inspiration in that for my next faces… and maybe lay off the green for a bit.

I wish you all a wonderful sunday and happy painting, or whatever it is that makes you happy =)

Author: Monique

IT engineer, Artisan, Artist and Designer. Mother of 2 kids and 4 cats.

16 thoughts on “29 Faces check-in #5, 6 and 7

  1. This dreamy face I like so far the best. I very much like the combination of collage and drawing/paintig. Very well done!

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  2. This dreamy face I like so far the best. I very much like the combination of collage and drawing/paintig. Very well done!

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  3. wonderful side view of a face, love your colors.

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  4. Beautiful beautiful colors! I like more side views because they make lots of interesting angles on faces. This is very nice!

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  5. i just realized that if i click more i see more of your post. all of your pieces are a joy to see.

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  6. I love them all Monique.. the important thing is that we practise and have fun with our faces.. I like all of them here — they are unique ..
    and very expressive at all!

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  7. As far as I'm concerned, you can never have too much green… and I love what happened to that face once you added the pop of red to her lips – she came alive so beautifully. Loving your work on these faces, thank you for sharing your journey…
    Alison x

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  8. Very fine work, dear Monique! The Colors you used are just perfect.
    Hugs
    Erika

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  9. Maybe this is quick, but very fine painting. All are so interesting and suits together. I like this very much same as one before this painting.

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  10. Loving your faces, this one looks fantastic against the rest of your page! Green looks fine to me! Chrisx

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  11. Beautiful green colors!

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  12. I love how you showed us, what you did, and how you did it, love the faces

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  13. Profiles are so hard to do. I think you did a great job, and I like the green.

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  14. sometimes it is a joy not to visit someone for a bit and then go see all they are doing…your work continues to enthrall me and I just love my journal…..thank you Monique

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  15. This is beautiful! I love the collage background and the colors.

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