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  • What is the proper color mix to paint portraits of black persons?

    I want to paint a portrait of a Nigerian friend of mine and have to work from a photo. His skin tone is very dark indeed. Oddly, the highlights on his face in the photo appear blue. Can someone please recommend the best color mix to accurately create very dark skin tones? F.Y.I. I am a seasoned artist...
    Posted to Portraiture (Forum) by QuansetAD67 on 22 Aug 2012
  • Re: request for advice and comments

    First i would like to say that i liked everything i just saw. I am not an expert adn am a beginner myself and i admire what you have here..theya re all so beautifully done. i have yet to post any of my things on this site..an i ahve been out of practice for so long it will take me a while to get back...
    Posted to Portraiture (Forum) by collisalee on 13 Apr 2011
  • Ballpoint pen and ink drawing

    This is a multi colored ballpoint pen drawing of Mother Teresa I've completed along the way. I started drawing with a ballpoint pen in 1968 after working with my pencils for five years. I love the subtle half tones, dark rich colors and over all qualities of an oil based ink that only a ballpoint...
    Posted to Portraiture (Forum) by Jerry Stith on 11 Feb 2010