Line and Wash – Portraiture Part 1

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PORTRAITURE PART 1


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Description: Part 1 of a series on creating a portrait with line and wash. In part 1, we create the pen and ink drawing.

Suggested Materials: 140 lb hot press watercolor paper, bottled ink, dip or nib pens, 6B graphite pencil, H graphite pencil, and masking tape.


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Line and Wash – Portraiture Part 1 — 2 Comments

  1. Hi Matt,
    This was beautifully executed and wonderfully taught. Question: what would you have done if the subject had had solid white hair? Although there would inevitably be some subtle changes in value with shadows between strands of hair, too much marking would make it look no longer white. Also if some of the hair’s contours are only visible against a somewhat darker background, would you have drawn in the background to create the contrast? Thanks.

    • Hi Mary,

      Yes, if the hair was white, I would have added some contrast in the background to make it pop out. I probably would have simply brought the blue up a little higher.

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