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Roan
05-09-2001, 09:38 AM
My 2nd watercolor pencil portrait. I had it posted in the Watercolor Forum and everyone pretty much told me to just touch up the right eye and leave it. thought I would post here and get some more opinions.
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This is a portrait I'm working on of my 4 year-old daughter. I'm doing this very slowly -- am I right in trying to avoid overworking or making her face too dark? I mean, should I quit the face et al and work on bringing up the darks to accentuate? Children's faces should be delicate and light sorta?

It's watercolor pencil and that blue-blotchy thing near our right side of her helmet is a spot I have to fix http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

Bah, any advice wanted http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

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wendee
05-10-2001, 06:05 AM
what a cutie....I agree just touch up the eye http://www.wetcanvas.com/ubb/smile.gif

alva
05-11-2001, 03:27 PM
VERY NICE... this is my fav of yours that I have seen...

bbbilly1326
05-14-2001, 01:25 AM
Very beautiful Roan! Lovely clear colors are perfect for a child's complexion.

Bill

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Bill
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