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(Level 1 Intern :: 446 points)
A self portrait - I wanted to see if I could create something semi-realistic. I tried at first to paint over an image, but found that just eyeballing it worked better.
Apparently, although I wasn't familiar with the terminology, I used a technique called 'selective outlining'. Thanks to Jalonso for pointing this out to me. You learn something new every day.
It's far from perfect, but I think it's decent enough.
Edit: I took some of the criticism I recieved and tried to make a few minor improvements to the piece.
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(Level 3 Hatchikyu) @ 8/6/2007 16:55
This is a cool and stylish portrait, but it doesn't look a whole lot like you according to the photo you posted. (you have rounder, less angular features, deeper eye sockets, bigger nose, etc.)
I still dig it, though :D
(Level 3 Enforcer) @ 8/6/2007 12:44
it looks very realistic, i guess. i have no idea what you actually look like.
(Level 1 Intern) @ 8/6/2007 12:40
You got it: http://www.garlic.com/~rideout/spacepiratecaine/spcshorthair.jpg
(Level 7 Underboss) @ 8/6/2007 12:33
could you show a reference or a picture of how you look, cause to me, the most iportant thing to a portrait is to be able to recognize te person
(Level 1 Intern) @ 8/6/2007 11:26
Afraid I'm not sure what 'selout' is. I'm not so familiar with the terminology - I just do art as it comes to me. I'll edit the description, though.
(Level 11 Godfather) @ 8/6/2007 11:22
No AA there looks more like selout.
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