This second attempt had the mirror propped against the wall - instead of in my shakey grasp - therefore a much more accurate rendition of my smile.
My little sis. Note that everyone I draw is grumpy. That's what happens when you have to sit still for those arty types so they can do something "important" like draw you.
Or, should I say, Yael? Depends what stage of her life you're referring to. A good friend of Terri's from Twee Riviere.
Asleep of course.You try drawing one of your fidgety children while they're awake. I don't draw that fast.
Besides having them sit still long enough to be sketched, your sleeping children do make a rather peaceful subject.
When you can't get your children to do something "exciting" like sit still for a portrait, you have to paint them while they're sleeping.
... and sometimes you do manage to get your children to sit still and be sketched. As you can see, he's really happy about it.