Rughooking a face: Adjusting the Forehead Shading

March 24, 2009 0 comments | Updated November 25, 2020

Written by Cindi Gay

Wide cut rug hooked face roughly done
Before forehead adjustment
Wide cut rug hooked face forehead adjustment
After forehead adjustment

Now I have the face completely filled in so I can make some adjustments.  The curve on the forehead is bothering me.  I ripped out where the two colors join and moved the line to make it softer.  I will probably move the hair onto the forehead later, so I am not too worried about the little jag at the top.

I added a strong highlight to the lower lip just under the dark line where the lips meet.  I used the lightest flesh color for this highlight.

I am not sure about the dark circle under her eye, I will wait to adjust that.  Adding hair and a neck may make this look different.

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