Painterly fringed collar

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

In an attempt to fool my brain into seeing shapes and paint more accurately I flipped the canvas upside-down. Not sure if it was the lighting in the reference photo that tripped me up, but I really struggled with the nose and lips.

It’s kind of hard to look at now because all I see are the spots I botched. Suppose that’s the benefit of working digitally, it’s fairly easy to go back in and make alterations — if I only had the time…

time-lapse video recorded within Procreate, completed in about 6 hours.

YouTube Video

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Eyes be damned

Portrait of Mahalia H. digitally painted with Procreate on an iPad.

Nose ring oil

Portrait of María G. digitally painted with Procreate on an iPad.