Watercolor Portrait Study #4: Male Face

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Hello everyone! I'm excited to share this art with you! Lately I've been studying watercolor portraits on women face. And this time I tried painting a man face! On my previous paintings, I used a strong brown color on the skintone of the subject. But this time I tried a more lighter layering of skintone. I'm really glad to share this with you! :) I hope you like it :)

Materials used:
Prang watercolor on Canson watercolor paper


This are my work in progress.

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It took me half an hour to sketch the subject. I'm using square grids and diagonal grids for more define edges. (I'm not really good on free hand sketches)

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I'm always using a light color for my first layer of skin tone.(Tips: The more water you put on the color the more lighter it will be) Layering can be really be a test on my patience because sometimes I put too much water on it than it should have and I have to wait a couple of minutes for it to dry 🤣

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Here you can see how I layer my works. I'm layering them part by part. I usually starting from the eyes. And starting detailing after.
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After a couple of hours working, I starting to detailed the smallest parts I've missed.

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And here you go the finished art :)

Reference
Ps. I'm not a pro for this kind of art, the stuffs I've said are only based on how I paint my watercolor portraits :)

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