Lion in graphite

Lion in graphite

Here’s a pic I did late last year from a class I’m taking at ArtTutor.com

Hopefully you can tell it’s a lion. It’s drawn in graphite which can get a particular unpleasant shine if you don’t take precautions.  It shows up particularly when taken with flash photography as was the case here. The focus was meant to be on the face which I think I’ve achieved quite well. The body is less well drawn though I don’t think the rear is too bad.

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Music Review – The Visitor by Neil Young and the Promise of the Real

Neil Young The Visitor album cover

The remarkable output of the 72 year old rock/country grandee Neil Young continues unabated. This, his 39th studio album comes just a few months after organising the release of his Hitchhiker LP (recorded in 1976) and a bare year after the release of Peace Trail. It sees him continue to collaborate with Willy Nelson’s sons, Micah and the band fronted by Lukas Nelson, Promise of the Real. Continue reading “Music Review – The Visitor by Neil Young and the Promise of the Real”