Selfportrait- Digital Painting (With images+GIF)

in art •  last year  (edited)

Hi everyone!

Today I am back with another digital portrait of... Myself :D
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As always I do not draw the face exactly how it looks. Distortion the reality a bit (or maybe not?)

This will be the last portrait for now because I want to make different things.

Now. Something important: The process.

As always I make a quick sketch to guide me. I use some notebook for it. I should try to make the line art directly on the computer to speed up the process.
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Then I use colors for the base. I choose them using a color from the photo I feel useful to make other tones and using different opacities (Multiply as an example).
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I start to propose the shadows...
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And then the lights I always start with the shadows because I feel more comfortable doing in that way. It is personal preferences.
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Standing out the shapes with the help of other colors and multiply opacity.
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Now. It is time for blending and fixing some details like the left eye (right in screen)
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And fix her glasses too!
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It is starting to be more detailed. Always leave the details for the end. It is a sugestion
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It is closer to ending...
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TADAH!
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And as a plus, I will show you the process in a GIF. You can see that I changed somethings like eye, nose, glasses, hand...
Also, I made a few colorful lights on the hair.
autoretrato.gif

I hope you like it and if you want, leave me your opinion on the comments :D Any suggestion will be accepted :heart: haha

I hope to post again soon :D See you!

PD: Sorry if I am lacking on my English. It is been a while since a study and I am starting to forgetting some vocabulary and grammar D:

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Excellent work, as always, Rebeca! 😃
Awesome post. I like how you explain the process so well!

Thanks ;-;💕 I'll try to explain it better so people get interested on try digital art :D it's really fun

gosh this is super nice, @rebeca.just20! Great step by step presentation and the love the final picture <3 Love how you define the facial features so much and how you do the shadows <3 <3 <3

Thanks! It's great that you like what I do 💕
Maybe I defined it too much haha
But at least the results are good enough :D

Thanks for your comment @veryspider 💕

Está hermosa Rebeca <3

Gracias pao❤


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Whoa I like your self portrait a lot. It's certainly not the usual kind of angle and expression that people use when they take a picture of themselves. The different shades of your skin is the part that I find most exciting in this picture, it certainly shows how much you worked on this part, nicely done :D.          
         
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Thanks! :D I tried to copy the other two portraits that I made. Like the hand on the chin and a neutral look. And yes, it took me more than I expected, but I like the result. It looks colorful and a bit cute haha
I'm glad that you like it. I hope to make better works and can show you some improvement haha 💕

Great demonstration and result! What app did you use? I have not done digital painting yet, but I have Krita installed on my computer and will try doing portraits with it someday.

I use Photoshop
Your results would be really good :D Try it

OMG!!! That's amazing!! I love it!!💙💙💙💙

Gracias Sam :D💕

Amazing detailed work!

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