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gaspare
07-20-2010, 04:31 AM
second try
this time take loooooog to finish and still i.m not too happy with end result :( I belive to be on good way but still in the middle of forest

Evart
07-20-2010, 05:31 AM
This is beautiful. Very good!

MJSparks
07-20-2010, 06:18 AM
This is very good. Keep practicing and you will soon be where you envision yourself. You're off to a GREAT start.

justjean
07-20-2010, 06:46 AM
Other than the dark lining around the eyes I think she looks great :)

L Skylar Brown
07-20-2010, 07:09 AM
Gaspare - Just some quick suggestions - I used Airbrush. The eyes are always the key - They do not have a hard line, just high contrasts.

marcialsj
07-20-2010, 10:19 AM
Sometimes good stuff takes time, especially when you are new to it and just learning. I think you've made a terrific first attempt here. I really like your drawn detailing, and you've done some good shading on the face and clothing also. I think Skylar's airbrushing has helped -- we newbies haven't had a chance to explore so many of the tools yet.

monicka84
07-20-2010, 12:59 PM
Hello Gaspare,
don't know why but your work caught my attention.
As Skylar suggested, use Airbrush. Is great for portrait work (i find it the best). I had a quick look at your work and yes, you have to work more on the eyes, you need to give the impression of round. I've done a quick retouch of your painting (hope you don't mind, if so then i will delete this post). The hair... i would not touch that, i think is great.
(tools: airbrush, pencil and palette knife)
P.S. i'm still trying to learn AR3

gaspare
07-20-2010, 06:05 PM
thanks a lot to all of you :)
I give more attention to eyes, use more airbrushing and no more comic hard inkinkig :)
and
Monicka84 I think that always is better show than say :)

then take care of eyes:)

monicka84
07-21-2010, 02:30 AM
..... no more comic hard inkinkig ....


Those are not rules, only suggestions. Experiment with tools to see which one suits you best.
I tend to go more for photo-realistic drawings and that is why i would not use hard inking.

Caesar
07-21-2010, 08:13 PM
Very nice, comics style portrait, dear mate!

coops
07-22-2010, 06:57 AM
Well done Gaspare, this is a fine portrait and its good to see each stage too.:)