Originally Posted by Grieverjoe
I've always enjoyed surreal pieces, but I don't have the imagination to make them myself.
That being said, I really enjoyed your surreal pieces.
Your more recent portraits look like you took a step back from the earlier ones. I'm guessing you were doing them from imagination?
Yeah, they may look worse, that's because I focused on studying light and colour, I wanted to keep it rather simple
I've used references, but I gave myself more freedom. I realized that I don't learn much when I just try to copy another piece; I must discover, make mistakes and learn from them
Today, for example, I tried to simplify faces even more: