I was commissioned by a very good friend of mine to paint her portrait based on a selfie she had taken. While I have painted a lot of well known faces, it is something a bit different to paint someone you know very well. You would have thought that I would have gotten this portrait right on the first try, but that wasn’t the case despite knowing the subject. I am really glad I got to perfect the portrait through the feedback she gave.
If you’re in the market for a portrait, or maybe have a project which require an artist/illustrator, feel free to get in touch!
This first attempt has a more dull colour palette, which also are missing some much needed contrast.
For the second attempt more colours variation was added, which created a more interesting image. Amends were also made to some of the