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Painting shadows on a face (SOLVED)

Post#1 by RJKD » 28 Sep 2017, 07:55


Hi, I have been searching for some tips on how to achieve shadows on a face I'm painting, I can't quite comprehend the fall of shadows, could anyone point me some tutorial or reading matter please? Thank you in advance.
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Post#2 by animicule » 28 Sep 2017, 08:26


Just a thought,
Find a mannequin head (maybe a wig and glasses, cap etc) at a thrift shop.
Get a lamp that will vary intensity.
Set them in different positions so you have the viewpoint you like!
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Post#3 by RJKD » 28 Sep 2017, 09:11


That's a cool idea, I work a few hours a week at a charity shop where we have heads, brilliant Brian, thankyou 😎
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Post#4 by RJKD » 28 Sep 2017, 12:01


I also got some good advice from dinasset at http://gimpchat.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=15926
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