Noise on the grain

Portrait of T. Steinheil inspired by a photograph on Sktchy. Digitally painted with Procreate on an iPad Air 2.

My confidence level with color hasn’t really been high as of late, so I decided to retreat to working in black and white. Haven’t really settled on a set of brushes I like 100% with Procreate yet so things still have that oil painting look. To counter some of that “over blended-ness” I applied some grain with the noise brush after getting the facial structure locked.

Now to find paper textures I can import into Procreate to build drawings on top of…

Time lapse video recorded within Procreate, completed in 4 hours and 50 minutes.

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