I started to explore what I think is the most complex part of painting: portraits. This is my first attempt.

And, 2 in 1, this is my first knife palette painting attempt. Knife palette can create some interesting textures and color combinations. But I can’t create fine details with it. For the eye I had to use small brush.


There are a lot of knifes, so you might feel overwhelmed at first. The nice lady from the store recommended me these 2 shapes, that are more than enough for beginners like me(first and last item):