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Portrait Sketch by Faceblind Artist


30 per unit - Virtual OK - Posted Aug 03, 2018

I'll sketch a person, preferably from a written description or left completely to my imagination, for you to use as character inspiration or just for fun to see how I interpret your written description of someone's face. Reference images are fine but remember, I'm faceblind! So it probably won't have a perfect likeness. I normally practice drawing faces with written prompts. I'm okay with drawing you or a friend or family member, but I'm warning now that it probably won't look exactly like them because I interpret faces differently than the average person.

I can use multiple colors but the best sketches are one or two colors.

Sketches can be large or small - one large sketch is 30 simbi, a small sketch is 15 simbi. A large sketch takes up half a page, while small sketches can be about 4-6 to a page - pricing is based on the average time it takes me to make one sketch, a small one takes half the time of a large one in my previous experience.

I can take a picture (with high quality daylight lighting) or I can scan it in and send you a fancy scanned image (but! You cannot trace my image or use my sketch in any way like that! Purely for inspiration or quick art, not to be used as a base sketch for your own art!)

I'm much better at femme and androgynous faces than masculine, though. I am trying to get better, but just be warned I tend to draw features softly and some more masculine faces don't really suit how I interpret them yet..

I am faceblind, which means I can see faces but I have a lot of trouble remembering them and instead I usually remember people based on distinctive features such as hair, skin tone, piercings, and any distinctive facial features (lots of freckles, for example). Because of this, I have to work extra hard to be able to draw faces, especially with a likeness to an actual person.

I may end up using the sketch for my Instagram and Facebook pages, a nd the rights to the actual sketch remain with me.. but of course, you can use the actual character I design for anything you wish.

Training & Qualifications

I'm faceblind and I want to practice drawing faces, and I'm also an artist so that makes me seemingly pretty qualified to be making portrait sketches by a faceblind artist.
Check my Instagram or Facebook page @ArtByTekoro for some not-cropped images of my face sketches.

Availability & Preferences

whenever, but I normally sketch in the morning to mid afternoon

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Andi

Therese provided unit of Doodle a Mandala for Andi
Jun 28, 2020
Loved doing a pet mandala of another of Andi’s pets! Thanks, Andi, for your trust!
Nov 12, 2018
she did everything as instructed and did a fantastic job with the vague description I gave.
Dominic provided unit of Sigil Design for Andi
Oct 29, 2018
Good prompts. Hoping these sigils help!
Maria provided unit of Summer Reading - Books Galore for Andi
Aug 20, 2018
Glad you like the books!
Maria provided unit of Books, books, books Christmas! for Andi
Aug 20, 2018
Glad you like the books!
Maria sold Oxford Chinese Dictionary NEW to Andi
Aug 20, 2018
Glad you like the books!
Alii provided unit of Character Sketch for Andi
Aug 08, 2018
Andi is so creative, it's alway an honor to do art for a fellow artist! I absolutely would not mind doing another drawing for her!
Joseph received session of Language Creation Lessons from Andi
Jun 22, 2017
thank you :)
Ghufran provided Help with Native speakers wanted for Andi
Jun 06, 2017
Friendly, and creative. Excited to see her work.
Kerstin provided Help with Native speakers wanted for Andi
May 31, 2017
Andi was very clear in what she was looking for which made it easy for me to provide what she needed. She's a very positive person and talented artist... and I'll be happy to work with her again in the future!show more


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About Andi Greynolds

I'm an artist of many media and a lover of languages and linguistics. I've been gone for a few years so I'll update here again if I decide to start doing trades again :)

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