Donald Douglas McKay | Personal Piece | graphite on heavy paper
I did this drawing of my grandfather from a tiny 3.25"x1.5" photograph that was taken in 1942 while he served in the Royal Canadian Navy. I had to ring him up a few times while working on this to ask about details I couldn't make out, and he was a big help. Because the picture was so small and not without blemishes, this photo-reproduction proved to be more challenging than the last. If we come across any more good photographs I'd love to take another crack at it.
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He's the handsome fella in the middle;)
Gorgeous, Alex. I can see you in him :).
Bloody brilliant! You're a wizard with that pencil.
Wow! Bloody brilliant is right. Oh to have your talent.
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