Flickering lights of rain

Published by Michael Rose 1 min read

PaperFaces portrait of @endouz. Using white to paint lights that could be rain drop refractions… or not.

I start each drawing the same way, backgrounds first y’all.

Background in process screenshot

Outline the face in pencil and then block it out with a variation of white.

In process screenshot

In process screenshot

In process screenshot

You know the drill. Pencil for refinement, watercolor for shading.

In process screenshot

In process screenshot

In process screenshot

Block in clothing with the fountain pen and marker tools and apply any shadows with gradual applications of watercolor.

In process screenshot

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