lines with a pen

If we're honest, the magazines in my living room serve no purpose but to *decorate* the coffee tables and to make it look like the Robertson family are classy, avid 'Homes and Gardens' readers. I remember when I was younger, I used to give the people in magazine adverts makeovers with my friends. We used to sit in our bedrooms and colour their eyelids garish shades of blue and hold beauty pageants for them; and of course, not much thought was put into what we put on their faces. In all fairness, I was 6 - the most thought I put into anything was whether I wanted a chocolate or strawberry milk in my school lunch the next day. 

So recently, in true 6-year-old Emma style, I drew over some of the faces I saw in magazines. When drawing the lines onto them, I wanted to try and capture the energy I received from the pictures; with some faces being more striking and angular, and some being kind and rounded. Now whether I did that effectively (at all), is up for debate - the lines I gave them are reflective of how I interpreted their expressions.

Below are the results of my experiment - enjoy!

 

 

my first and favourite piece of this series

my first and favourite piece of this series

the second piece

the second piece

"SERIOUSLY?!! that's AMAZING!"

"SERIOUSLY?!! that's AMAZING!"

a full body picture instead of just a head. harder than the rest - I was confused about the distribution of lines on her body, but I think it turned out quite nicely.

a full body picture instead of just a head. harder than the rest - I was confused about the distribution of lines on her body, but I think it turned out quite nicely.