Saturday, February 3, 2007

Monday, February 5, 2007

Here's the sketch I did for the preliminary work for the watercolor portrait to be done in class today. I transferred the sketch (just the line drawing) to the watercolor paper and started from there. I did two so I could put one painting aside while working on the other - this helps me not overwork one sometimes.

Sorry for the wrinkles - this is on newsprint - 11 x 14 paper.

What I liked about this photo is the red dreadlocks on the girl, so will focus more on that than an absolute likeness.

The photo was taken by a WetCanvas member called jocelynsart and she called it Extentions.

And here is the beginning watercolor needs work - I really messed up the nose and the eyes need more work so still more to come...

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