As an artist - especially a portrait artist - you have to become very familiar with the human skull. It is the foundation of the face. If you are ever going to accurately capture someone& likeness, you need to understand what lies beneath their skin.
Michael Reedy - this piece focuses on exposing the human body and perhaps enabiling the viewer to see the complexity and beauty of it. The beige silhouette shows us that the subject is a woman and the colours used suggest calmness and tranquility.
FTA: "Makeup artist Lisa Berczel, aka Battledress, gives a nod to Gray’s Anatomy with this man’s head that is painted like a medical illustration of a skull." I don't know if that is very awesome or very creepy. (via Laughing Squid)
solthrys: “ No more melted tomblerones or mising skulls, yyeann! This is my basic process for pretty much everything I draw. The key is understanding the shape of the garment you’re trying to draw and.
Skulls Tattoo Designs by Glen Preece. All these works are oil dry brush and watercolor on watercolor paper. Exactly how I want my sleeve's roses to look. Except with a deep red in there too and a bit darker