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    08-18-2010, 06:37 PM
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    08-19-2010, 03:32 PM
Ah, I got it fixed.

Ayu portrait, my first portrait with humans--and I'll fix the bad sketch as I go.
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    08-21-2010, 11:32 PM
I /really/ need to fix the ears.
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    08-22-2010, 05:00 AM
You are pretty good. :)
I like your shading.
Can I give you a little advice? When I do faces I draw myself a vertical line through the middle - really lightly so it can be covered with shading. And a horizontal line between the top of the ears for the eyes. It helps me keep the alignment.
    08-22-2010, 10:17 AM
Well I used a ruler to fix proportions, but the ear kept looking wrong so when I changed it it just got out of hand. Thanks though =] This is my first portrait, and advice and comments are /always/ welcome.
    08-22-2010, 05:32 PM
I think for your first time it looks great.
I was not really talking about fixing this one.
I'm so used to working with burning iron; I don't fix stuff.
I meant in the future, so you don't have to worry about fixing anything. :)
    08-22-2010, 05:35 PM
That's true. ^^ Thanks At least with Ayumi, her plastic surgery makes her real symmetrical.
    08-22-2010, 06:30 PM
I'll put what I put on dA.
This is the completed work of my first portrait of Ayumi Hamasaki.

There are several things wrong with this portait, and it drives me crazy. I know it is my first portrait of a person from scratch, but it still frustrates me.

I used Photoshop PSE to adjust the colouring and to darken what the scanner lightened up again, and clean up the background.

Critique is definetely welcome, not too harshly though. ^^
About 13 hours.
I used 6B-3H, and there's much I wish I took more time on. The eyes, oh god the eyes are terrible. =/

I did fix the ears, kinda.
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    08-22-2010, 10:10 PM
I had bad erasing and when editing out the background I missed a bit.
This should make the ear look a lot better!
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    10-22-2010, 05:58 AM
Amazing work!

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