I like winter, for it’s visuals, it creates beautiful contrasts with the white snow against pale grey skies (especially when there’s a brilliantly coloured red cardinal or bluejay). But I seriously miss the warmth of spring/summer.
Pink and Purple Col-Erase Pencils
I’m still playing around with this kind of drawing, the slapping down of colour to create the form then going in after to add details. I’m really enjoying it so far, as I feel I can be messier in my initial approach, and it still comes out nice.
I’m especially fond of how her nose came out. I almost always seem to get the same looking nose, but this time it looks distinctive!
Kuretake Brush Pens, White Gel Pen and Hi-Tech C Pen.
Happy New Year, I hope you all have a great 2018.
I didn’t “sketch” this out like I normally do with all my drawings, I just grabbed two markers, a pale grey and a black marker, and went to town. I must admit I love this final effect, and I’m going to try to use it more often.
I did force myself to step away a bit, because I wanted to (and still do) go in with a fine tipped pen to add in more details but I’m afraid I’ll mess it up. So for now, she lives as a blurry splotchy hot mess in my sketchbook.
Grey and Black Kuretake Brush Pens.