Pencil Sketch – My Baby Boy

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While searching for something else this afternoon I found this tattered old pencil sketch of my beautiful baby boy in his Christening gown – he’s now 34, so it’s definitely been kicking around for a while!

I’ve never been great at portraits, neither in drawing nor photography, but this was drawn with love and I’ve kept it all these years for sentimental reasons as much as anything, so I just thought I’d share it here ❤

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14 thoughts on “Pencil Sketch – My Baby Boy

      • Scott June 17, 2017 / 5:48 pm

        I have a granddaughter who shares your talent. It’s come down through the family, but skipped past me. 😦 If I had inherited that skill I think my choice would be pencil and charcoal.

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        • Ruth June 17, 2017 / 7:26 pm

          I haven’t drawn in charcoal since I was at school 🙂

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    • Ruth June 17, 2017 / 4:31 pm

      Awww… thanks! He was such a cute baby, and now he’s a grown man nearly six foot tall 🙂

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      • Relax... June 17, 2017 / 4:35 pm

        It’s amazing how we see both the man and the baby (and the toddler and the adolescent and the teen), isn’t it? We’re some of the lucky ones, I’d say. 🙂

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  1. Olga June 17, 2017 / 5:54 pm

    Beautifully drawn, Ruth. I feel the love in it. What a cute smile you captured. ❤

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    • Ruth June 17, 2017 / 7:29 pm

      To be honest I haven’t drawn anything in years, but I might try to pickit up again… never too old, and all that! 🙂

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  2. Sunny June 17, 2017 / 9:46 pm

    I think you are a very artistically talented woman, Ruth! That’s really good. I have a pen and ink drawing I did of my now 42-year-old son, from a photograph. It’s not nearly this good.

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    • Ruth June 17, 2017 / 10:05 pm

      Aww thank you! 🙂

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