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Week of Fabulous Hair: Hair as Implacable Force

January 7, 2015

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Above: A sketch of Sinead Cusack sporting great, broad wings of hair, in 8.25 x 10.5 inch Hand•Book journal. Pentel Pocket Brush Pen and Montana Acrylic Marker.

How could Sinead Cusack not attract my attention. Here in a sketch from my test journal of a Hand•Book Journal (which I'll post a full review on in the near future) she sports a sculptured structure of hair that stretches her face and creates a wall of force and challenge to all who see her, as she plays the formidable mother Hannah Thorton in "North and South" which I reviewed in an earlier post.

    • Julana ys
    • January 7, 2015
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    Roz, did you draw all those lines in the hair with the brush pen? That must take refined control of your hand.

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    Julana, I did, I was thinking about a brush pen class I want to teach and I was ill and wanted to be a bit fussy, and the paper was loving it. Fun Factor!!!! (I didn’t even put my glasses on.)

    • Julana ys
    • January 7, 2015
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    I am really impressed. I have been playing push-me-pull-you with that pen at Blick’s for months. Maybe it’s time to try it.

    By the way, “Mr. Selfridge” is a period drama with some great hairdos and hats. Free on Amazon Prime.

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    Julana, you should just dive in with the pen. It may seem weird at first, but then it will seem as natural as breathing.

    I haven’t watched Mr. S. I like the actor in it, but never have got around to it. If I keep coughing I probably will. Thanks for the recommendation.

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