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Pencils on paper

looking for a new challenge I move into pencil portraits.
Here we have the amazing redbubble legend Tahnja the multi talented friend and inspiration since i came on the bubble. I liked this picture with the guitar, illustrating her talent as a singer/songwriter


  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityabout 4 years ago

    A great portrait Matthew- you got her perfectly and lovely pencil technique. I do hope you will join our Bubblers Portrait Group (especially for Portraits of fellow artists, we have a new model challenge each month too) xx

  • thanks so much anita, glad you like this, i will join that group, sounds cool : )

    – Matthew Scotland

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethabout 4 years ago

    nice ! beautiful.

  • thanks

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaabout 4 years ago

    the eyes and the way you captured them is so beautiful to look at…I am deeply honoured my wonderful friend….you’re a gem!!!!

  • ah thankyou tahnja, i just realised what an insightful journey portraiture is, those soulful eyes were a delight to look into

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaabout 4 years ago

    oh and I wanted to say that I am yet to do anything realistic with any of my photos with my guitar but the funny thing was one particular photo has been runnign around in my head lately, not one I’ve posted though….but I think I might have been picking up on you lol

  • oh cool, yes i mustve sent out the vibes while pencilling away : )

    – Matthew Scotland

  • main1
    main1about 4 years ago

    Beautiful lady!! Great portrait Matthew :)

  • thanks marleia : )

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Reynaldo
    Reynaldoabout 4 years ago

    excellent pencil.. work beautiful lady… you are so very talented wow dear friend :)

  • Reynaldo
    Reynaldoabout 4 years ago

    sorry Matt… Tahnia is also very talented as are you great pencil work sir :) cheers

  • thanks so much reynaldo, she is indeed and thanks for that : ) cheers

    – Matthew Scotland

  • madvlad
    madvladabout 4 years ago

    anyone can be blessed with out side beauty
    this young has it both ways
    and you did a perfect likeness

  • beautifuly put mv, cheers mate

    – Matthew Scotland

  • jewd barclay
    jewd barclayabout 4 years ago

    Great linework, its alive and I like the way you haven’t overworked the face planes, really good illustrating…

  • thankyou jewd so much, yes it’s hard for me to hold back on shading everything in, but i had to here and glad you like

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Catherine  Howell
    Catherine Howellabout 4 years ago

    beautiful work!!

  • thanks catherine

    – Matthew Scotland

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