Show Your Face In The Style Of Bridget Bate Tichenor

Hey Facers welcome to Friday, I hope you are all having good weeks and that you are looking forward to a creative weekend. You guys are the best and thank you for all your lovely comments! So who is up for this weeks’ Show Your Face?

First up the admin…


  • In The Style Of  – November 2015 (examine our favourite established artists, incorporate what they do through our own face practise)
  • Focus On Eyes – January 2016 (break out of our normal practice and try different styles of doing eyes such as traditional, cartoon, manga etc. As suggested by Susana Magenheimer)
  • Inspired By – March 2016 (pick fellow Facers to inspire our work this month)

Feel free to let me know if you have any more themes or ideas for Show Your Face.

Don’t forget:

  • Show Your Face In The Style Of – please name the artist and link to them or information about them.
  • Show Your Face is a community link up for portrait work in any style or medium.
  • the aims are to share, learn, practise, inspire, and be inspired.
  • to make sure that the face artwork is yours, if you use any stamps or templates to build the face they should be designed by you.
  • the link is open from 10 am (BST) every Friday and stays open for a week, so link away.
  • finished pieces, works in progress or retro posts (i.e. older works, not from this week) are all welcome.
  • to link back to the link blog post here for that week.
  • Spread the word on your blog/social media outlets and use the #ShowYourFaceFriday hashtag in social media.

Looking For The Blog Button?

If you want to wear the blog button with pride then hop on over to Show Your Face 31st July 2015 to grab it and there are instructions on how to put it on your blog there too.

My Share This Week…

Show Your Face In The Style Of Bridget Bate Tichenor

I’m still enjoying discovering artists that are new to me and today I’m ‘In The Style Of’ another surrealist Bridget Bate Tichenor. Her faces are wonderfully expressive and, to me, a little creepy too. I tried three of her faces in my art journal and then blocked out the negative space with gesso. I’m actually drawing in ball point pen, biro, a lot at the moment so these guys were all done with a ballpoint pen.

Over To You…

Link your faces artwork and spread the word on your blog and/or social media, hashtag #ShowYourFaceFriday. Please do let anyone you think would be interested in sharing their portraits know about our community here.

Catch you later Face-Artinators


PS. Some other places you might want to link your work to: Art journal pages link up with Julie Fei-Fan Balzer’s Art Journal Everyday post. Painted pages share at Paint Party Friday. Art journal page with an Autumn colours theme link up to Art Journal Journey. Those of you on Facebook ask Darcy Wilkinson if you can join her Face To Face page.

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Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She's a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.

This Post Has 10 Comments

  1. Linda Kunsman

    Amazing how many styles there are. Thanks for sharing another interesting artist. Although my entry is not inspired by an artist I needed to share this one this week.

  2. Giggles

    Interesting faces and artist!! Thanks for hosting!

    Hugs Giggles

  3. Julie Ann Lee

    These faces are really powerful. I love how they seem to float eerily in the white space. I am discovering lots of new artists through this theme, Kim. Thank you so much for sharing. I will probably link up on Saturday this week, as life has been a bit hectic! x

  4. Anonymous

    OMG, some of these faces are downright scary!

  5. Suz

    Bridget Bate Tichenor was a beautiful woman. Your faces are very much like her work! Well done!

  6. Tabitha Beck

    I am so loving all the "introductions" to new for me artists…thank you so much for this. 🙂 It's such great fun. 🙂

  7. Jill Holmes

    I think her faces are a little creepy, too! But you did a really good job of imitating her style–and you stopped before they got too creepy, I think. 🙂

  8. Anonymous

    No 23 looks like a voodoo figure, it's enough to scare the pants off anybody.

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