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Project

Watercolor portrait

Project Description

What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. Please tell me what is wrong with this portrait. I feel that the eyes and mouth are not ok. It is a watercolor so it is harder to correct. I just started your class. I completed this portrait before I took your class so I understand some concepts much better now. Regardless please let me know if it is possible to make some corrections to my portrait. Thanks. Is the piece for sale? No

What you will need

  • Watercolor

Q&A with lmfr

Jessica Bartlett asked:
I think this is great. Kids portraits are really challenging because their skin is so perfect. I think if you exaggerated the light on the left side it might correct what you're talking about. And also the bottom lip, the outer parts on the bottom usually blend a little more. But bravo on the whole thing. I understand this struggle. !!
lmfr answered:
Jessica: I will try to soften the lip, that should be no problem to fix.
deb46372479290 asked:
The lighting is wonderful, check your spacing on the length between nose & lips, also too wide left cheek (on right side of portrait). Bring edge of blue in to slim face, shorten chin.
lmfr answered:
Hi Deb: Thanks for your input. At this point I think I am not going to touch this anymore. I will do another one and take your suggestions in consideration. Thanks again.