Hand-Drawn Redhead Portrait by Kurstin Marriott



Kurstin Marriott is an talented artist that specializes in portraits. Today we’re going to feature one of her recent portaits of a child.

The portrait we’re featuring today is of a child Kurstin did for a client. Below you’ll find progress shots as well as the finished piece and reference picture;

My favorite part of this portrait is how she captured the freckles in the face while keeping the dimensions on the bridge of the nose. This is a beautifully done piece that I’m sure will be framed for the wall of the subject’s parents.

Talking to Kurstin about her art and career she told me a little bit about her drive and passion;

I draw or paint something almost everyday. When I began drawing I did all my portraits for free. It got me a lot of practice and made me a better artist. I’m at a point in my career where I’d like to step my game up and get even better. I am extremely competitive with my work. I want and expect each piece to be better than the last.Kurstin Marriott

If you’re interested in Kurstin’s work you can check out her new blog, Gift and the Kurst, and Facebook fanpage where you can enter to win a portrait by her!

What do you think of Kurstin Marriott’s portrait? Sound off in the comments!

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