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30 ay Challenge - Day 12 - Mugshot 12


                                                                  Mugshot 12  4"x4"
Well today has different color receipts as well as how it is applied.  I started with the darkest colors and came in from the outside of the face to the lightest highlights.  I still think the colors I am using are too orange or too yellow.  But will continue to preserve.  I do like coming from the darkest to lightest colors, sort of in bands - this technique is designed to use with oils so that you can blend.  Since I am using regular acrylics I tend to get patchy effect.  I am about to clean my palette and put in new paper towels (to keep the acrylics moist) and am going to put in all interactive and then I will try just spraying to see if I can get a smoother blend.

Thanks much for stopping by.

Comments

What a challenge you are having with the skin tones! This one looks like she wasn't able to wash before they took the photo - lol. You are one determined lady!
Nancy Goldman said…
I love your idea of using mug shots for subjects. What a great way to study faces. This girl seems to be not at all concerned with her situation.

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