I did this after a very good Youtube tutorial by Stephanie Valentin. Worked magic. It took a while to get the strokes right, but it was definitely worth it and easier than I had previously imagined. A good way of getting familiar with Photoshop painting techniques!
Trial by fire for my Wacom Intuos 4, and my wrist…
Painting the lips I applied knowledge and technique as with the painting before. Of course, things aren’t perfect, the shadow under the lower lip is too strong, but well… getting there. I was told to use some blue tones for the shadows here and there, which I will definitely do with the next 2D project I’ll take on.
The female face was done with a lot of love and patience, but it looks like an alien head with a british parliamentarian’s wig. Jesus luvz me anyway