|The height of that shoulder and it's tilt towards her back is key to making that small|
While I didn't do over yesterday's thirty minute drawing, I did examine what was wrong with the likeness--the eyes, the chin, the pursed lips, the smile muscles. It's times like these, the portrait artist should schedule an hour sitting and draw from life. Calipers would be helpful. Controlled lighting, of course. But this gal lives across the country, a photograph is it,so DO OVER--AND OVER AGAIN USING WHATEVER TOOLS ARE NECESSARY. Patrons like their kids looking like their kids.
|Yesterday's drawing couldn't be saved no|
matter how hard I applied the pencil or wiped out shadows.
The proportions weren't right. DO OVER!