ADEBANJI ALADE: MY ART, MY PASSION FOR SKETCHING — AFRO HEADGEAR SERIES
African Headgear III, 16" x 20", Oil Base Pencil/Charcoal Dust
African Headgear AFRO HEADGEAR SERIES cartidge paper charcoal dust oil base pencil
The model here is my great friend Esta who I have used many times in my Afro Series too.
I have used Charcoal dust for the broad tones and Compressed Charcoal for the darker tones. Then I used Oil base pencils for the details and lines on Norfolk Cartridge paper.
AFRO HEADGEAR II, 12" x 16", Mixed Media on Pastel Paper, 2009 (SOLD)
acrylic African Headgear AFRO HEADGEAR SERIES charcoal charcoal dust ink mixed media oil base pencil
I'm exploring this series from all angles and will use all forms of media to get my message across, even wax and possibly clay.
For this piece, I had as my model a lovely lady I met at a friends wedding. She naturally took this pose and that was it!
I have used charcoal dust, ink washes, acrylic washes, white ink and oil base pencil...
AFRO HEADGEAR I, 10" x 8", oil sketch on canvas board, 2009
African Headgear AFRO HEADGEAR SERIES alla prima oil on canvas board oil sketch
My first series just takes me out of the blocks. The model is my cousins wife. On the day of...