30 second grayscale flipped expression

by Polyvios Animations, October 22nd 2020 © 2020 Polyvios Animations

Done as part of a practice session with poses of 30 seconds in length.

My current goal is: Make my faces and expressions with as few lines as possible.

Hello, here is my next quick expression. This is the way I go for the valuescale with as fewer lines as possible, by tone economy. Enjoy. Leave some great comments below!

Kim - Site admin

You say "as few lines as possible," but this looks like a very large number of lines... What would happen if you allowed yourself only 10 strokes?

Polyvios Animations

Don't you worry none, Kim, it's a perpetual work-in-progress. Thanks for the comment.


You have some very expressive lines happening, and good variation in strokes. I would say though you might work a bit more on the value variation. You have a lot of very dark lines and a few lighter one, but your midtone game could use some love.


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