12×18 grey matboard (a relatively smooth surface. Matboard handles the way I use colored pencil – rather heavy-handed), original unavailable.

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I just loved the way the makeup created shadows of different colors… and just had to try it.. really enjoyed the learning experience.

  • Complete 11-13-1996 in 10.48 hours spread over 7 days


bbk06800, clown, figure, human, pencil

I love what I do and I do what I love.. been drawing for over 60 years now – I hope I’ve got it right.

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  • daantjedubbledutch
    daantjedubbled...over 6 years ago

    so much behind those eyes, i love it

  • Albert1000
    Albert1000over 6 years ago

    Lots of character. Good job.

  • Rayven Collins
    Rayven Collinsover 6 years ago

    The paper still breathes through but yet the figure is so three-dimensional that it feels real and is separated from the background. Masterful.

    J-M MACIASover 6 years ago

    fabulous…… !!!!!!!!! love it

  • pat oubridge
    pat oubridgeover 6 years ago


  • Teleis
    Teleisover 6 years ago

    very well done…… the subtle colors

  • eric shepherd
    eric shepherdover 6 years ago

    Thats Life, Sadness hidden by a smile
    Great piece of work

  • Brian Towers
    Brian Towersover 6 years ago

    I often spend a long time just looking at the fantastic detail you put into these drawings B.

  • nic78
    nic78over 6 years ago

    Love it! You’ve captured the expression perfectly!

  • frogster
    frogsterover 6 years ago

    Wonderful work

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