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You captured her big bright eyes, her pluming lips and her nose.
I meant to be plumping lips. My english is bad.
no worries, I knew what you meant.
When I first started doing portraits and wanted them to look more real I was just like you. In fact my portraits resembled yours quite a bit. I would always do the eyes so big thinking it would make for a prettier face. I had to learn to tone the eyes down some and to shade. Was scared to death to shade the face thinking I would screw it up. But as we draw and practice we pick up little tidbits of information and if it sticks to our brain our work gets better and better with each piece. I am glad I could help and that you didn't take it the wrong way. I love to give constructive criticism about art although I need a lot myself. LOL You are very welcome.
“Always remember, you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think” ~Winnie The Pooh
that makes me feel better, haha. :'D I don't mind constructive criticism, it's gonna help you one way or another. (: I'll keep practicing making smaller eyes, and shading more. Thank you again.
for realism you should always use a reference when you are new to it because on this portrait although it is very cute your eyes are too big and nose too small. If you go to my blog there are some tutorials for portraits (not done by me) that I found off the web. http://media.academyart.edu/freeclass/ They are very good at explaining the proportions of the head and face. Also you need darker shadows around the face and in the eye sockets and stuff. I am no expert but that was indeed one of my goals when I started drawing here. I did well on paper but digital drawing is somewhat different. Nice work though and don't give up.
That helps a lot. I think this was just a practice but I'll definitely work on my proportions next time. (:
Thanks again, Kute!