Thursday, July 03, 2008

Sketch of a 30 year old photo

me
In reality the photo is much better. However all my models were absent or had gone to bed, so I opened this up on the computer screen and drew it. I haven’t asked the photographer’s permission to draw it but I know he won’t mind — even though I have made a travesty of his wonderful capture of a very happy moment in time.
Pen and ink in small sketchbook

4 Comments:

Blogger Tom Oakley said...

does this mean you are 30 in the photo or you are 20 in the photo and the photo is 20 years old?

7/03/2008 5:40 PM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

20 in the photo

7/03/2008 8:37 PM  
Blogger Annie said...

You haven't changed much in 20 years, Julie. :) Don't you think Flo resembles you? I'm going by your sketches of her though you keep saying you don't capture what you want in them.

7/05/2008 7:26 AM  
Blogger Julie Oakley said...

Annie, poor Flo she can see the future and it isn't that great! Seriously though she does look a bit like my younger self and the future is brighter for her, she has inherited some of her dad's sporty genes and if she just remembers to moisturise…

7/08/2008 5:13 PM  

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