Description : a portrait of Jean Harlow taken from a photo that is in the public domain. the medium is charcoal and graphite on Arches hotpressed water colour paper 300gsm. the photo was taken c1930 at age 20. while I was drawing her portrait I wondered what she would have looked like had she lived long enough to grow old(she died at 26yrs), when the portrait was completed, I realised that the portrait was of a much older woman.
NRN # : 000-36665-0139-01
DIMENSIONS : (Height - 51.00 cm X Width - 36.00 cm )
i received formal training at Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney, in 1973/4. realistic artworks in graphite and charcoal by Armin Mersmann attracted my attention in 2000 and have been working in this medium since then.