Thursday, July 03, 2008

Sketch of a 30 year old photo

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


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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