Show Your face

Thank you facers for your linking up and sharing your work, you are all so inspirational! Are you ready for a Show Your Face link up this week?

First up the admin…


  • Inspired By – March 2016 (pick another to inspire our work this month, they can be a Facer or someone one else, up to you).
  • Head Positions – May 2016 (try different head potions through the month. Suggested by June Walker)
  •  Quick Draw Faces – July 2016 (set a timer to say 10-15 min – or less if you dare! – and draw a face or several faces in that time. Suggested by Gibby Frogett).
  • Change Hands – September 2016 (try using your non-dominant hand to draw/ paint / make your face this month. Suggested by Hazel Agnew).

Remember all are optional prompts, you don’t have to use them, they are there if you fancy playing, if not just link up your usual work as normal.

Don’t forget:

  • 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.
  • There is a prompt every other month. Using the prompts is totally optional and just there if you fancy playing along. You can still post your face work even if you haven’t used the prompt.

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…

This week has gone in a whirl and I did not have time to work to the ‘Inspired By’ theme again. I’m sharing a quick scribble in my junk journal that I’m calling ‘Hidden’. I think the green is making her look a little hulk-ish! She is a superwomen, so perhaps I can cheat and say she is following our theme this month and was ‘Inspired By’ comic book artists? What do you think?

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: Painted pages share at Paint Party Friday. Art journal pages, check out the new theme at 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 4 Comments

  1. Julie Ann Lee

    Hi Kim! I love your 'Hulk' girl! I think the way you sketched the lips is excellent. Thank You so much for running this blog when your life is – I know – so very hectic! I'm very happy to be sharing again here after a couple of weeks when it wasn't possible. It makes my day! 🙂 xx

  2. June Walker

    Hi Kim. I love your face peering out from behind the blue flower! I haven't had time to do anything inspired by…either, but I am happy to have managed to get back into paintings. (and away from journalling for a bit)

  3. Lucy Edmondson

    I think the face behind the flower looks beautiful. I think the green is lovely, not hulkish at all,

    Lucy x

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