Monday, November 7, 2011

My Daughter's Portrait

This is another portrait I did of my daughter, Madison.  She's about 2 1/2 in this picture.  I'm not really happy with it.  It looks like her, but I had problems getting her hair looking natural.  The lighting was very extreme and while it looked good in the photgraph, it didn't work as well translated to the drawing.  She looks too washed out.  I tried to match the photo as much as possible but that was probably a mistake.  Sometimes it's ok to change things here and there for artistic reasons.



I may go back and rework it some more.  It just doesn't work like the Fairy Princess portrait from my previous blog.  I'll repost after I've retooled it a bit and we can do a side by side comparison.


6 comments:

  1. I wish I had artistic talent, I mess up stick figures...

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  2. That's really good drawing

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  3. That is a great portrait, I couldn't even draw a shadow..haha

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  4. I used to draw portraits too years ago. Somehow have lost touch now. This one of your daughter still looks great :)

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