Practising backgrounds, acrylic this time, and some techniques for portraits in A3 sketchbook. I can’t spell acrylic.
The eyes are probably too close together on two of them (top left/bottom left).
In the Max Beckmann influenced drawing (top right) the eyes are probably too far apart, but I don’t think Beckman was a stickler for accuracy over expression. I like the dry brush acrylic in burnt umber, it makes it look a little like it’s painted on a wood surface.
Bottom right was based on a Gluck (Hannah Gluckstein) Self-portrait 1942. I haven’t quite caught her look which is more scary in the original. Queer British Art 1861 – 1967, in which Gluck’s work appears, is an exhibition I want to visit at Tate Britain.