Basic Drawing Skills – Emma Watson

Rex Beanland, Emma Watson, pencil, 8.5 X 11

Rex Beanland, Portrait of Emma Watson











This portrait was a lot of fun to do.  It has some challenges shading-wise, with 3 areas of value.  The normal skin tones on the left, the dark shadows just off centre and the white of the paper on the far right of the face.  I finished it off with a black watercolour wash for the background and the gown which I think adds a nice touch, and it certainly helped speed up the process.

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