drawing challenge

Completing the 30 Day Drawing Challenge

Hey what's up, I know it has been awhile. The last post I wrote on the blog was in May. Please excuse the untimely of all schedules but fear you not - I'm back with another post. I recently finished up (about a month ago from uploading this post) a drawing challenge I wanted to do a for a long time. I named it the 30 Day Drawing challenge and I wanted to completed it whenever I could - which I now learnt, I should have put up a deadline for. 

I started in October 2015 and completed in July 2016. The relief in finishing it up, was something I was aiming for and I'm so glad I got it over and done with. I wanted to do something like this because I got to improve on my craft and figuring out on how I want to spend a fair amount of time for each drawing. 

There wasn't any rules or set guidelines I had followed. I focused on drawing females with different ethnic backgrounds, I did this because much in the real world perfection and beauty is seen in many ways. At first I wanted to start to draw out the whole drawing from all of the hairs strands and full facial features and towards the end I went for the minimal appeal, leaving various parts of the face and hair to not be fully filled up. I drew each piece in black ballpoint-pen by Papermate on Derwent A4 sketching paper.  

Drawings 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 & 8  

Drawings 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 & 8  

Drawing 4

Drawing 4

Drawing 5

Drawing 5

Drawings 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14

Drawings 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14

Drawings 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20

Drawings 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 & 20

Drawings 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26

Drawings 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 & 26

Drawings 27, 28, 29 & 30

Drawings 27, 28, 29 & 30

To see the drawings as a whole piece you can check them out here on my Tumblr. 

Words, drawings and photography by Quoc Truong