Managed to make something I’m happy with. This has been a final product of the many tools I’ve been playing with. The jacket is washi tape, all the colours are a mix of Copic Markers and Kuretake Markers, and the line work is all done with a ballpoint pen, and I could not be happier.
By the way it looks warped, because I took a photo of it on an angle, and her head looks even smaller because of it, but I’m still very pleased.
Washi Tape, Ballpoint Pen, Copic Markers, Kuretake Markers, White Gel Pen.
Here is where my brain goes when I think of tranquil, the sounds of a light breeze through the leaves, next to still, calm waters.
I missed day 1, because I chose to colour a piece that did not need colour.
Brush Pen, Copic Markers, White Gel Pen
I actually am not a big fan of macarons, maybe its the ones I’ve tried, but they are cute looking.
Kuretake Brush Pens, White gel Pen, 03 Staedtler Pigment Liner
Hi-cut swimwear has been making it back into the rounds again. I wish I had a brighter red, maybe I should have used yellow.
This was an experiment, where I laid down all the skin tones before doing any line-art, and I’m still really liking the ballpoint pen as my line-art.
Copic Markers, White Gel Pen, Kuretake Brush Pens, 0.5mm Ballpoint Pen.
Not the movie starring Marilyn Monroe. I recently went to Niagara Falls with my bestie, and had a grand old time. We won some cash at the casino, walked so much our legs still ache, bought delicious fudge, and ended the day at the Coca-Cola store with ice cream floats. Sadly the floats were in plastic cups, not these magnificent glasses.
Also I’m sorry for the terrible photo quality here, I’m not sure what’s going on with my camera these days, or perhaps I’ve just forgotten how to get the best out of it.
See below for a couple of photos from my adventure.
Kuretake Brush Pens, White ink, Black Acrylic Ink.
A small oasis we found
A little more subdued in colour, from my normal stuff. I usually live for bright, blinding colours, but it wouldn’t have suited this little guy.
Also I cannot rave about how much I love the Kuretake Clean Color Brush Markers. They are amazing! The blend so nicely, and create such a beautiful watercolour effect, while being easy to use.
Kuretake CleanColor Markers, White Gel Pens, 0.5mm Pigment Liner.
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.