To start, determine the future composition of the portrait and its layout.Sketch silhouette sketch depicted in the portrait of a man put on a drawing of the main facial features, clothing, background elements.
Think color portrait basis - all the colors chosen for the drawing must be in harmony with each other and emphasize the main task of the emotional portrait.
The more bright and pastel colors you use, the more calm emotions cause portrait.The more vivid and contrasting paint you choose, the viewer will experience greater stress and the more dramatic will be the portrait.Depending on who you draw and what tasks put in front of you, pick the coloristic pattern.
Watercolor painting must be filled with air, and transparency, so the paint should shine through each other, and drawing should be subject to this rule.Do not use white paint - their role is played by the white paper.
begins to draw a portrait of the brightest fragments, trying to maximize successfully pass color plastic depicted persons.Try pre-draft workout at the sheet of sketches to understand how to configure the transitions between colors, and how best to use different shades of watercolors in order to best demonstrate the emotional richness and plasticity of the portrait.
Do not forget about the highlights and shaded areas.Apply the paint with a brush lightly, do not overdo it with the amount of paint - it has to be transparent.Due to the large amount of moisture in the paint watercolor paper tends to gather in the folds and deformation, so the pre-tension the paper on the tablet with the buttons or special hardware.
- watercolor portrait gradually