#the100dayproject – Days 51-55

Hello and happy Sunday! Today I´m shortly sharing the next faces of my personal #the100dayproject2021 challenge. Like mentioned before I´m drawing a face a day on a pre-prepared, die cut tag. If you want to follow me face drawing journey „live“, you should follow my Instagram account (here). And you can also watch the videos directly on my YouTube channel (here).

Day 51:

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Day 52:

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Day 53:

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Day 54:

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Day 55:

See the video here!

My take on face drawing is an artsy, abstract one. I am not trying to learn how to draw realistic faces, because at the moment a) it is not my interest and b) I don´t think I am very good at that type of drawings. But this type of mixed media face drawing just interests me very much and I also enjoy it a lot!

This was a fun set to draw! I really felt so much more confident drawing these 5 faces and adding details, shadows and shading. I also noticed that I like to do shading in „strange“ colours. It doesn´t have to be realistic at all! And I really am addicted to drawing with Neocolor 2´s, too. Also, I hadn´t drawn any faces with glasses so far, so I really enjoyed adding them to a few here.

So be sure to come back to take a look of the next 5 :). I wish you all a wonderful new week!!!

Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

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You are weird AJ page

Hello and Happy Tuesday!!! Today I´m again sharing another art journal page with you. Are you ready for some serious colour?

This one, is inspired by Louise Nelson´s class I took in fall 2018 in Norway and also by Deb Weiers face paintings. See, I´ve been adoring both ladies work for quite a while now and I wanted to give that type of art a try.

There´s a lot on this page that I learned on Louise´s class in Norway, but there are also bits and pieces that I tried to learn from Deb Weiers art. I love painting faces, but you know, with a twist, since I am not good at realistic portraits at all. Besides, I love crazy, silly, interesting non-traditional portraits of all sorts. So there, that inspired me to create this page.

I also learned alot during creating. I need to learn how to let go and be totally relaxed about what I am about to make. I tend to overthink things too much when creating. And thinking simpler and enjoying the process, not thinking about the end result too much during the creating process. I hope to find my way of painting faces in the process 🙂 ..

I´ve again started with a page that had some stamping already on it. You can see hints of it behind the red painted areas. Besides that, I´ve used only acrylic paints and Posca pens on this page. I am really happy with how the page turned out. And the quote „You are so weird, do not change!“ – just love it!!!

Wishing you a lovely start into your week,
see you soon, Sanna

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