David R – portrait

DTO Submission

Hi Matt

Trust all is well with you in New York.

I rewatched your toned paper tutorial and got a lot from it.

Had problems with the value structure on this one. What value to assign the toned paper and the use of the white particularly.Also, maybe I went too dark?  I made the decision to tone down the ear because it had highlights in it which didn’t look balanced. I also missed the likeness- I think because of the distance from the nose to lips and the shapes around the lips.


Any help!




Posted on

March 22, 2020

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