Baby Bump or Fabric Bump?

This drawing has been a work in progress for a few weeks (in between others). I have no idea whether she has a “baby” bump or “a lot of fabric” bump? If you know, please share! :o)

My graphite drawing is based on a work by Albrecht Dürer: Nuremburg Woman Dressed for Church, c. 1500, pen and watercolor on paper, 6.42 in by 5.63 in (20.5  by 32 cm), The Royal Collection in the United Kingdom.

This drawing was so much fun to do that I’ve started another of a knight on a horse also by Albrecht Dürer.

From drawing, the treasure secretly gathered in your heart will become evident through your creative work. (Albrecht Dürer)


About Brenda Hoddinott
Award-winning artist and author; illustrator, art educator, curriculum designer, co-owner of, owner of Drawspace Publishing, and retired forensic artist Brenda has developed art curricula and taught multidisciplinary arts since 1980. During her 25-year career as a forensic artist, Brenda worked with diverse criminal investigative agencies including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canadian Department of National Defense, private investigative agencies, and municipal police departments. Brenda and her partner John live in the suburbs of Halifax, Nova Scotia with their two SPCA rescue dogs: Timber the Huskador and Katie the Pitweiler. Their blended human family includes five adult children and two grandchildren. Books by Brenda Hoddinott include: 2012: Introduction to Contour Lines (Drawspace Publishing) 2012: Introduction to Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2011: Illustrated Dictionary of Art-Related Terms (Drawspace Publishing) 2010: Getting Started with Drawing (Drawspace Publishing) 2004: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Drawing People Illustrated (Alpha Books) 2003: Drawing for Dummies (Wiley Publishing, Inc.)

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