Watercolor Portrait 83 of 100: Likha

Paintings, Watercolor  /   /  By Rica Espiritu  /  7 views

I created two studies of this precocious child and I believe I was finally able to catch her smile with the second one.

It was a challenge to paint the first because it had two light sources. It was taken from a pic that gave the photographer her ready smile.

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I then saw another pic of her this weekend – she was playing with stickers. There was one picture that stood out. That’s what I used for the second study.
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I wanted to capture the smile in her eyes and how another one softly played around her lips.

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