Tag Archives: Faces

Portraits

24 May
Artful faces on Barcelona's walls

Hipster girl – Carrer Grunyi

Another Friday has rocked up, and after a busy week, I am ready to bring on the weekend! Guess you are too? What are your plans? I am starting off with a sketching session this evening at 7 pm (at Caravelle, in case you’d like to join in), during which I will be doing my best to create portraits of my fellow sketchers…

Artful faces on Barcelona's walls

Character study – Carrer Honduras

I’ll probably start off with something like this (above) and hopefully progress to something a little more defined.

Artful faces on Barcelona's walls

Triplets – Carrer Honduras

Not sure I’ll manage anything good, such as these handsome fellas, on the walls of a former factory near Clot, which now functions as a cultural centre, but I will try my best.

Artful faces on Barcelona's walls

The brother – Carrer Honduras

Artful faces on Barcelona's walls

The older guy – Carrer Astùries

I certainly don’t expect to produce anything as picture perfect as this older guy, tucked behind a window grille in Gràcia, but wouldn’t mind being able to create a minimalist portrait as funky as the one below. As long as it was a good likeness. Who knows? I just hope I will be inspired!

Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Artful faces on Barcelona's walls

Minimalist – Rambla de Guipuscoa

3 faces and a little girl

2 May
Painted faces around Barcelona

African beauty – archives

Painted faces around Barcelona

Pale face – Carrer Pelai

Painted faces around Barcelona

C215 in white – archives

Painted faces around Barcelona

Sad little girl – Carrer Carme

Making faces

17 Sep copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer de la Mercé

Someone (or maybe more than one someone) has been making faces around Barcelona. Maybe not the most artistic graffiti around town, but I find these very humorous and cleverly found!

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Carrer del Penedès

They generally bring a smile to my face, and I delight in discovering.

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Stony stares

30 Sep copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
Portal de l’Àngel

Have you ever noticed how many stony faces are staring at you from the façades of buildings? In Barcelona there are loads! Now, their stares may be stony, but these faces are works of art, and so here is a selection for you to enjoy…

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