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Old 11-23-2017, 05:47 AM
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Hi all.
These are the portraits I am struggling with for quite few days. Please tell me the mistakes I made. This will help me a lot. Thanks in advance.
This is the ref pic.
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Old 01-22-2018, 09:18 AM
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Re: Please comment

I think you're doing pretty well with this. I feel a,dark background would work better, and the edge of the man's head a little darker, as well as curved a little differently. You've archived a good likeliness on both.
Critiques and comments are always welcome.
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Old 01-22-2018, 01:22 PM
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Re: Please comment

I would soften the face lines & shadows , so they are less noticeable..mainly the woman's smile lines seem to catch my eye a lot..the right side is quite strong /harsh and the line does not match the other side line..
You don't want lines & wrinkles to be the eye grabbers.. and most people would like to look a bit more youthful, in photos & paintings.. anyway...
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Old 03-09-2018, 05:02 PM
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Re: Please comment

Looking good. A couple of things catch my eye as not quite right. the mans head has drawing problems. The back of the head and ear are turning forward, making his head look to wide, the shapes and perspective need fixing. The women's left earlobe should be less visible, just a wisp as seen in photo. By showing the earring attached to the lobe makes her head look to wide and the ear look detached. Very good likeness otherwise.
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