Portrait Practise

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Great portrait, Paulette - I would say this is very successful...

This is a beauty and whilst I cannot comment on whether it's a likeness ... it's just wonderful!

Excellent work


Excellent, I like everything about it

Thank you, now for the next 19 failures haha

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Starting off my drawing week with a quick charcoal portrait. I always wanted to be a portrait artist but my success rates in portraits are about 1 in 20 and I have never been able to better that or work out why. The curious thing is that I don't have too much of a problem with faces on figure paintings where my success rate is more like 3 out of 4.

About the Artist
Paulette Farrell

Professional Artist. For 2020 I have decided to focus my work on cricket (which I love) and figure / portrait paintings and drawings. Although I am able to draw and paint birds, still lifes and animals and have been successful selling them I noted that whilst painting them I was forever thinking…

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