Best process to paint very small faces?

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Best process to paint very small faces?

Postby Williamhawk » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:08 am

I have been trying to figure out how N.C. Wyeth managed to paint such incredibly realistic faces. I can see the canvas threads on a lot of his paintings, so the faces can't be more than about ½ to ¾ inch. Does any one know if that is true?
Well small brushes could possibly do it, but I was thinking that maybe he used ink pens for a lot of it. I was also thinking about trying that Fredrix Watercolor Canvas. Water colors can be erased from it.
This is one by Howard Pyle....did they actually paint on canvas?

I didn't find the right solution from the Internet.


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