Not much to say about this one really… I wanted to practice a simple subject so I painted an eye. I wasn’t trying to get TOO detailed and wanted to focus on just rendering out an idea quickly without spending too much time on it but still giving it the element of realism.
At first, I thought this was going to be the fastest study I’d ever painted. The sketch was done nice and quick, started blocking in colors and working on the shadow shape and thought I was moving at a good clip. Then when I started to refine down to smaller details I realized something: I had no idea how to paint feathers.
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