I've started to do a little on this piece that I started last year. I should really be working on my lamb, but I'm still refining the sketch. In this original acrylic work in progress big eye Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos fantasy painting, I've done some more layers on her neck and shoulders. I'd like to move on to her face, I plan on doing most of the shading of her face with glazing, so it will start out looking a bit flat. However, as I progress with the WIP, it should hopefully improve. I'm always torn between using wet into wet shading vs. glazing, but on her face I think it makes more sense to do glazing that way her makeup will have elements of shading as well...
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Here is a sketch of a big eyed gothic maiden. She seeems a little askance that she has been spotted and views us with an over the shoulder glance. I think she is most likely a fairy angel, although she could also be a mermaid or goddess. I'm unsure if I'll paint her or not, but I did enjoy sketching her.
I've decided to try and do a sketch a day in March. This is day 11.
This is a rough sketch.