Hair in drawing can elevate an image massively. Now if you get it wrong I don't think it will mess up a drawing because other parts of a portrait can be more critical like the eyes. However if you get hair right in a portrait it will make the portrait look absolutely amazing.
Hair has the ability to frame an face, to accentuate a character and to add color. Therefore I try to do a good job when drawing hair. This image is an excellent example of that. The reference photo has got excellent flowing yet tussled hair which look good. In this practice piece I tried to capture some of that flow rather than the roughness.
All in all, this drawing turned out okay, but as always I need more practice.
iPad Procreate 06 drawing practice with Apple Pencil.
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