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Tried a new rendering technique, turns out this was not only the most fun way to render a head but also it turned out to be one of my favourite things i've drawn...


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This is terrifying and I love it! Thank you and keep at it!

BoyPorcelain responds:

Haha, that's great to hear! Glad you like it!!

ugh i love this so much.
wonderful lighting

BoyPorcelain responds:

That's great to hear, i'm glad you like it! :)


BoyPorcelain responds:

Thanks :)

its now one of my favorite things too

BoyPorcelain responds:

ahhh youre too kind, thank you!

What kind of technique were you trying out?

BoyPorcelain responds:

Typically I put the flat colours in, add shadows, tone, then lighting effects and clean it all up.

This time however I started with the darkest colour first (the colour of the face in shadow) then slowly added more and more light, kind of like building it up from a dark silhouette to how it looks now. Quite a useful way to do it, if you understand what is going to be lit you know what goes where and don't spend too much time trying to perfect it. If you want examples of this being used, here are two artists that do something similar:


Credits & Info

4.70 / 5.00

Feb 12, 2020
5:40 AM EST
File Info
1896 x 2126 px
4.5 MB

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