The reference is from a stock photo site. As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to attempt it.
I mean, she really has the happiest face!
Oh! And don’t forget. You can submit your photos to be included in the new book coming. For more info: https://www.renekunertart.com/2018/08/14/still-a-graphite-junkie/
I have never done wrinkles to this extent, so I needed to try! And I really did have a whole lot of fun with it.
However… Usually, when doing portraits of specific people, I use a grid to get the proportions right. Yeah, this time, I didn’t… and I am regretting it. I thought I could just freehand it on the paper and that’s it. I am my own worst critic and I can’t help but tear it apart now that it is completed.
Maybe it will grow on me haha
Time: A few hours a day over a span of 4 days
Schoellershammer Paper (Now Reflex)
Mitsubishi Hi-Uni Pencils