A black and white portrait of my niece on a toned tan paper. Her hair is bold black and her face is pure white with gray value on her face, arm, and no sleeve shirt; and a subtle addition of tan and pink color on her skin.

My Niece, Halina Thao , 2020

Billy Thao

Graphite pencil, charcoal, and soft pastel on toned tan paper

8 x 10

Keywords: niece, graphite pencil, portrait, Hmong, charcoal, black and white, Hmong girl, family, Creative Result, family


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