Rosewood - portrait study sketch by Chris Baker

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Rosewood - portrait study sketch by 

This was the more ‘finished’ looking of a few quick preparatory sketches I made before starting into the Rosewood – Oil Painting shown in my gallery " HERE ":

Conte pencil on watercolour paper 21 cms x 29.7 cms

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portrait, sketch, rosewood, portrait drawing, head study, conte pencil

A figurative artist, Chris started out as an illustrator, later to become a figurative painter, focusing mainly on portraits.

Chris has exhibited in several one-man shows, and a few mixed shows in London.

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  • Margaret Harris
    Margaret Harrisabout 5 years ago
    Great drawing Chris!
  • Hi Margaret – many thanks :)

    – Chris Baker

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonabout 5 years ago

    such a great drawing, chris… great everything…. : )

  • Hi Mimi – thank you! you’re too kind ;)

    – Chris Baker

  • ashesofgold
    ashesofgoldabout 5 years ago

    hey one more fantastic……….super again in pencil shades

  • Many thanks ashesofgold :)

    – Chris Baker

  • Rahul Kapoor
    Rahul Kapooralmost 5 years ago

  • Hey Rahul, many thanks – what a nice surprise!!

    – Chris Baker

  • Magnus Wootton
    Magnus Woottonalmost 5 years ago

    is that a made up person or is it off a photo? real nice work anyway

  • Thanks! This particular sketch is from both photos and thumbnail sketches…. It’s a drawing for a painting of my brother…
    A link to the final painting is on the top left of this page,next to ‘Rosewood – Oil Painting’

    – Chris Baker

  • bhutch7
    bhutch7almost 5 years ago

    Well drawn!

  • Many thanks bhutch7 :)

    – Chris Baker

  • Roz McQuillan
    Roz McQuillanalmost 5 years ago

    Nice drawing, Chris, congrats!

  • Hello Roz!! Thank you so much – I feel honored :)))

    – Chris Baker

  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Moorealmost 5 years ago

    #Congratulations on being featured
    Inside Solo, vol 11!

    Inside Solo is the Art News and Resource magazine from Solo Exhibition.

    Click the link, top, to go there and see the magazine and your feature.

  • Wooah! Stop the press! Thanks Frannie… Got to check this out !!

    – Chris Baker

  • Medusa
    Medusaover 4 years ago

    A Beautiful Portrait Chris…



  • Hi Delphine :) Thanks so much! :)))

    – Chris Baker

  • goldylonglocks
    goldylonglocksover 4 years ago

    great work chris……you truly rock

  • Hi Goldy! Thanks so much – you rock big time!! Cheers :)))

    – Chris Baker

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