Re: Self Portrait in raw umber
Thank you everyone for the very kind comments!
Bethany and Ken, Yes, I think I probably could have softened the nostrils as it's not really the area I planned for grabbing attention, I didnt notice this until you mentioned it, but definitely something to consider in the future.. I did this from a photo, I don't have a portable mirror on hand but one might be good for practice...
As for likeness, I walked my 3yo daughter to the easel and the first thing she said was "daddy!" so I was pretty happy with that! In reality though, I think the likeness is close, but not really there. A long way to go still, but enjoying the ride...
Lawrence, I may add it to the self portrait thread, just not sure if I'm happy enough with this one, will likely do another shortly.