This is my simple way to do a portrait. There is little blending involved!
There is no reference photo with this tutorial because I would love for you to paint whoever you'd like!
I suggest using a grid to do your initial sketch. If you’re going to freehand this, here are some helpful tips on facial proportions. https://www.instagram.com/p/ByJBth_JORE/?igshid=18936e3pgypur
Don’t forget to tag @ran_d_c so I can admire your work!