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Making Of 'Portrait'

By Yuehui Tang
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Date Added: 27th January 2012
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I then continue to paint the arms and neck. I also identified the parts of the hair that needed work and strengthened them by adding to the effect of light and shadow (Fig.12).

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Fig. 12

The hair was continuously developed and at this point I made new layers to make adjustments as I didn't want to adjust what I had. I also added eyelashes here (Fig.13 - 14).

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Fig. 13

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Fig. 14


In this final step I adjusted the colors. You will also notice that birds were added. I also went back into a few layers to tweak things a little (Fig.15).

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Fig. 15


 
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(ID: 184406, pid: 0) Louise on Sat, 02 March 2013 1:41pm
I love your art very much,so beautiful. Would you let me use some for my e mail stationery please. I will give you credit and add a link to your site. Sincerely, Louise
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(ID: 153608, pid: 0) Rositsa 'roz' Zaharieva on Tue, 02 October 2012 12:29pm
I've always wondered how some artists manage to not come with muddy colors when they first paint in black and white and then overlay color.. I'm gonna try painting like this, for IMO it's a good way of learning about light and shadow prior to learning how to use color - and proper shadowing is of crucial importance in painting!
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(ID: 128451, pid: 0) Bijutoha on Tue, 26 June 2012 4:14am
It seems like a artwork with fantastic color communication . i like her eyes and hair . also skin is good . Really i love this picture also love her guardian
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(ID: 120543, pid: 0) Aqoe on Sun, 27 May 2012 11:09pm
@Konstantin Nikkari: Well, how come you said that the hair look bad in the finished picture? You are absolutely blind, according to me. It is one of the best hair I've ever seen! It's beyond amazing! And that's why I fell in love with Yuehui Tang's work.
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(ID: 82765, pid: 0) Konstantin Nikkari on Sun, 29 January 2012 6:15pm
Nice guide! Thank you for this. Hair seems to be the biggest problem for CG artists. And as here in finished picture they look bad. They are over detailed. Human hear just don't look like that! I think fig. 08-09 had the best looking hear and could have been left like that.
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