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No prizes for guessing the inspiration behind my latest sketch – it is of course the enchanting Study for Leda’s Coiffure by Leonardo Da Vinci. I really enjoyed drawing this – it’s just a simple chalk on paper, but the complexity of the hairstyle made it really satisfying. Here’s the original:

20120204-235123.jpgIsn’t it just stunning? Would love to hear recommendations and suggested techniques from anyone else who’s had a go at this sort of thing….