Degas Self-Portrait (oil on cardboard), c. 1863.
Young Man in Reverie, John Singer Sargent, c. 1878.
I have looked at so many of Degas’ works and yet never knew of this one. God, just look at it.
It reminded me immediately of Sargent’s enigma.
No. 29: Copy of Self-Portrait by Rembrandt.
Ballpoint pen on paper.
Drawing © Gitanjali Bhattacharjee 2013.
No. 28: Self-Portrait, attempt 1.
Faber Castell artist pen (B) on paper.
© Gitanjali Bhattacharjee 2013.
No. 27 - drawing of Laurence Fox (as Sgt. Hathaway) from photograph. Attempt 1, 10 min.
No. 26 - drawing of Garrison Keillor from a photograph. Attempt 1, 5 min.
No. 25 - Drawing of William Boyd (novelist) from photograph. (attempt 1, 5 min)
I just finished reading the enthralling Waiting for Sunrise and was as curious about its author as I was (and am) about the Andromeda Affair.
No. 24 - Attempt 2 (5 min) at drawing of Baptiste Radufe from photograph by Boo George.
Pen and ink.
Drawing © Gitanjali Bhattacharjee 2013
No. 23: Attempt 1 (15 mins) at drawing from photograph by David Sims of Baptiste Radufe for YSL S/S 2012.
No. 22: Attempt 1 (7 min) at drawing Chiwetel Ejiofor from photograph.
Pen and ink on paper.
No. 21: Drawing from life of Chris, one of my Texas 4000 teammates.