A4 size graphite pencil on smooth bristol


carey mulligan, the great gatsby, daisy

Originally from the South of England but now living in Melbourne, Australia. I took up graphite drawing at the ripe old age of 42, after a long hiatus of 25 years. I did achieve an O’level in art, whilst at school, and had hoped to go to art college. However, my family and I emigrated here to Australia and art college was forgotten about!! I didn’t pick up a pencil again until 3 years ago. Just wish I had picked up that pencil a long time ago!

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  • Jim Phillips
    Jim Phillips10 months ago

    With your illustration it’s easier to see how her smirky smile is such a large part of who she is, beautifully and skillfully drawn.

  • Thank you Jim :)

    – Karen Townsend

  • thermosoflask
    thermosoflask10 months ago

    Very skillful work, well done.

  • Thank you and the feature is much appreciated :)

    – Karen Townsend

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB10 months ago

    September 28, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you so much :)

    – Karen Townsend

  • Lyn Evans
    Lyn Evans10 months ago

    I love this young lady….beautifully done Karen.

  • Thank you lyn :)

    – Karen Townsend

  • Ray Jackson
    Ray Jackson9 months ago


  • Thank you so much

    – Karen Townsend

  • Carolyn Clark
    Carolyn Clark9 months ago


  • Thank you Carolyn

    – Karen Townsend

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