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Another Grandparent portrait

Discussion in 'Works In Progress & Finished Artworks!' started by Jimmyfingerz, Dec 9, 2018.


  1. Jimmyfingerz

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    One of the wifes late grandfather i’m painting for my wifes mum.
    This ones tough because the reference is shocking, really there’s about two tones in the original photo lol
    I’ll fill the blanks in with my mind and memory of him.
    Top man, done well in the military during the second world war I believe and a very intellegent man to boot.

    Before people notice the ear, that is near enough exact what it looks like in the ref, when i say this ref is bad it is the worst
    I’ve used grrrrrr
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    E6DF50FB-9666-4C8C-8D97-7F3062563F8D.jpeg Little more done, considering the state of the ref i’m quite enjoying where this one is going.
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    AA6899D1-8393-4159-95C5-28C3D18DEB4E.jpeg Finished :)
    Quite happy with how it went, i ended up just toning thay highlight on the nose down.
    I think i caught his likeness really well!
    Thay will be the mother inlaw crying xmas day lol
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    Looks amazing!! Shes gonna love it
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    Thank you ;)
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    Cool, how did you made this blue shining?

    Gesendet von meinem SM-G390F mit Tapatalk
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    Ignore the blue Micha, my wifes Marine tank with Led lights is right by my workstation so depending on what part of the day I take a photo depends if the Led light is on lol
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    Fantastic work. You should be proud of that. Be lots of tears all round.
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    Thank you for the kind words

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