Here is another portrait where I have used three colours. Winsor & Newton – Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, and Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolours – Raw Umber Violet.
Once again I am using a photograph of Peter Deunov as my jumping off point.
Even though the subject’s eyes are closed….I still begin my sketch with the eyes.
Note that all the white in the image is dry, white paper, and again I am using the technique of wet brush no paint….which means that after applying paint to the shadow areas, I then pull the colour out using a clean wet brush.
In her book, Drawing on the Artist Within, Better Edwards, suggested an excellent exercise for those who believe that they can never…
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