Painting practices – portraits

So I did a few faces as painting practices using watercolour, colored pencils and gouache.

Water color preparations / work in process:

In all the pics I used mainly water color and colored pencils, with gouache white. For the second I repainted the rose with gouache and for the last I ended up painting with gouache all over the face 😀 (was the first practice with water color and pencils) In general noticed I’d probably make better pieces if I

  • do the pieces quite ready with water color / gouache and just slight detail with pens
  • use water color more strongly
  • learn to paint flowers 😀

References from sktchy app (linked also within app):


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.