Historically, we’ve been told that there are three key areas of education, deliberately paraphrased (and misspelled!) as Reading, (W)Riting And (A)Rithmetic. Regardless of whether you consider the Three R’s to all be R’s at all, the sciences have been added over time to form the core of most school curriculum.
It’s also become clear that over time, as more data has been collected and analyzed relating to student attainment, a trend emerges that children from lower income backgrounds perform less well than their wealthier counterparts.
Last time, we we’re talking about pencil portraits, which couldn’t be more distant from the subject of today’s update. What we’re now focusing on is macro art – huge outdoor pieces, like sculptures and murals. In the case of the latter, to be clear, we’re not talking about graffiti, that’s something we despise as much as the next person. We’re talking about large surfaces where the owners have commissioned artwork to be created. That said, there have been times where graffiti inspired art has been commissioned, but the difference here is the intention, and indeed the permission to complete the piece in that location. In other words, art is always displayed in a place that has permission from the respective owner!
Regardless of the type of art, usually the first step of installation is to prepare the surface to be worked on. This is often more predictable than you might imagine, and typically involves cleaning to get a clean starting point. For walled areas, you’re usually going to use high pressure water, for which we rely on our trusty Wolf pressure washer, which is great as it runs on petrol so we can fill it up and use it anywhere. As a great tip – if you know a window cleaner, they”ll probably have a mobile water tank too to avoid the need to travel to refill with water. For floor based art, you’re more likely to focus on clearing and levelling the ground, which will more commonly involve removing stones and rocks and levelling earth, but on concrete or tarmac you may also need to turn to pressure washing too, which can conveniently also be used to remove the graffiti we were moaning about earlier…
Once you’re ready, the artists can get to work properly. The chances are that they may simply be erecting pieces that are already complete, or have been created in sections to be assembled on site. Alternatively, though, some artists and types of art are best completed on location, especially if the artist wished to draw inspiration from the area or pay extra attention to blending or contrasting with surroundings.
When you notice in large urban areas, pencil portrait artist draw sketches of visitors in street fairs. You may try on being a pencil portrait artist if you have special skills in illustrating human anatomy especially on faces. This area of profession can give you money and satisfaction .
Part of being a pencil portrait artist is to know how the subject can pose for the portrait. Either side or front angle, choose the best part. The angle where you can have the person drawn should be where the person looks at his best. Creating a human head would be needing the proper guidelines into sectioning the head structure. Measure the amount of space in between features . You can interrelate the outcome of your drawing through sectioning.
At any rate, a pencil portrait artist knows how to execute and expressive eyes. For them, eyes are the window to the soul . The eyes in the portrait relay to the viewer how emotion and power flows, from the illustration of the artist. The eye’s components: iris, cornea and pupil must be handed well by the portrait artist.
It’s not really hard to look for customers to pose for you. But it important to know that setting a price for your work is a crucial assignment . Few recommendations would help you through it . You need to have the basic skills of a sketcher to start with your pencil portrait artist career . You should make your portfolio on the ready. When you are just starting, it’s not that difficult to offer free portrait illustration for friends and family .
Once your first pieces work materialize from being a pencil portrait artist, you can have them scanned and framed for you to have a display to attract customers . The skill that a pencil portrait artist should also have a distinct skill in emphasizing the features of the face of the customer .
Every detail that a sketcher fills in is a rate of success from his work . Some artist likes to specialize with their portraits . Take advantage of the skill that you specialize in whatever subjects and you will become one of the pencil portrait artists . Start investing on your skill and get some professional business cards on the ready.