My first portrait #ICM2014

Project Description

What type of piece is this? Painting Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. This is my first portrait painting. I decided to use a photograph of my granddaughter as inspiration, then proceeded to paint it in watercolors. I was inspired to try my hand at it after matts class. I cant wait to do more! thanks matt for such a great class! #ICM2014 Is the piece for sale? No What are you most proud of? that this is my first portrait and I was able to use color much better because of this class. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time and if it doesnt come out well keep going, this is my second version of this portrait, the first one is in the trash bin!

What you will need

  • Watercolor

Q&A with michelle214

Frances Walther asked:
michelle214 answered:
Thanks Frances I have been wanting to do portraits for a ling time peoples faces so interest me.
garyk asked:
wow! love it! super job on the hair!
michelle214 answered:
Thanks I had fun painting it
garyk asked:
PS I did both of my granddaughters. I think I posted them here if not I will. Yay for grandchildren!
michelle214 answered:
Would love to see them
buddut780288094 asked:
This is gorgeous
michelle214 answered:
thank you...