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drorn
02-04-2016, 03:22 PM
50 x 70 cm oil & acrylic on canvashttp://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/04-Feb-2016/1780411-IMG_20160124_195957.jpg

birdhs
02-04-2016, 10:32 PM
I love almost everything about this
except the intensity of the books
Because the colors are so strong they detract
from the COI.

Just a wash over them to dull them
would make her pop out aboot more

Your portraits so strong and well done

greggo

Gollator
02-07-2016, 06:49 PM
Strong portrait, agreed. I enjoy the color choices and the general expression coming from the figure.

There are some anatomical aspects which I find odd and I am not sure if they are intentional. At first, I thought that the arm on her right side was coming towards the viewer until I noticed that it is in parallel to the one in the front. I think this impression is mainly instantiated from the reflections near her elbow.

Another thing, I recently got back to the habit of doing a pre-sketch with a water-solvent marker I borrow from my kids, just the basic lines defining the eye/nose/mouth marker, as in, e.g. (German only, but I think the pics are self-explanatory)

http://xiding.de/portfolio/karikatur-zeichnen-lernen-eine-kurze-anleitung-teil-2/

The eyes seem off the angle, I think the one on the right should be far lower.

Cheers,
Daniel

drorn
02-07-2016, 11:57 PM
Thanks greggo& daniel
I agree their can be some mistakes

GarageDoor
02-08-2016, 12:08 PM
Background looks like fire. Cool