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08-28-2003, 12:46 PM
hello world!
I'm in the process of attempting my second acrylic piece. its supposed to be a friend of mine who has this... this... INSANE hair! lol. Anyway, i'm having a rough time getting it to look right and i was just wondering if anybody has any tips?
Oh, here's a reference image :p

08-28-2003, 12:46 PM

Leslie Pz
08-28-2003, 01:50 PM
Don't think of it as hair. Think in terms of darks and lights... shape and mass.

Can you show us, so far?

08-28-2003, 01:58 PM
hmmm... i don't have a scanner here... *wanders off to said model's apartment to scan*

08-29-2003, 01:00 AM
When I have a problem getting a piece to work with me, I turn it black and white. Start with the values. The mid tones will take up most of the paint. Shadows and highlights are sprinkles.