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    WIP - Would love some critique.

    Working on this one. Before I take it further I would like to get some critique, mostly if the light is working. The idea is to have a light source from the nekclace and a soft back lighting.

    Thanks!

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    Looks great, My advice on the necklace: As a light source it would hit the neck collarbone and the chin head on, with little room for shadows (provided that the necklace is "Bright enough". As your values are really soft and and smooth it might be a good idea to make the light source brighter if you want to put an emphasis on the necklace

    Aside from that your face looks fine and I like the expression on the face!

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    Hey. I think you need to work on the lighting. It seems like you're not aiming for a purely realistic style so the lighting can be simplified a bit I supposed.

    Basically you need a slight rim light, just to show that there's a light source behind. If it's not a strong light source, just don't make a strong rim light, just one with slighly brighter values than the rest. Also, don't be scared to actually get some light there. You seem too scared to use proper lighting and values, and even highlighted areas are very dark.

    Here's a paintover to give you ideas.

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    The colors look a little bit to muddy, but I agree with what stephou said about the lighting. That should bring out more colors and lessen how all of the textures and colors melt together.

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    Thank you guys for the replies, it was really helpful. Will post some progress later on

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