That’s because it is a study. With this portrait I wanted to practise skin texture and facial expression. I even experimented a bit with leaving parts unfinished. However, even though it is a study, it is also a full painting. For me, a study can be a full painting and doesn’t necessary be a sketch.
Thank you so much!
this is like the 5th time i come back to this photo im using it for referrence if you dont mind me doing that. I still find it hard to believe you use CSP to make this do you mind sharing your brush sets?