How to paint luscious lips

When it comes to learning how to paint realistic parts of anatomy, the process is usually the same. First, study the body part in real life, through the use of either reference photos or a live model, and try to understand their shape. 

This is important: you can't paint anything realistically without understanding it, so if you aren’t confident about your ability to depict realistic lips then perhaps some life-painting sessions are in order. 

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An illustrator living in Spain, Paco has produced art for several card games, magazines, books and role- playing games.