April 26, 2012

Growing Pains….Subsiding




Well, because I don’t know any better.  I’ve gone in and applied “marker” (Ohhh….Nooo) to the pink legs to help even out my edges. 





And I even used marker for the paisley pattern in the bandana (Ohhh….Nooo). Since I’m all about product, I really don’t care if that’s allowed or not.  I just want to replicate what I see….I’m not entering any contests. Whew!





And I probably did the “unthinkable” on the girls white shirt. I used graphite pencils (Ohhh….Nooo)…!!  I even went in with my darker graphite pencil and worked some of those shadows.  I like it better this way! 
Still a few more things to do: 
  • hands
  • smooth out the Mary Jane shoes
  • buttons
  • bench in background
  • miscellaneous details
This is really getting fun!

1 comment:

jinxxxygirl said...

I almost always end up using marker somewhere for something....like you said...even up the edges or some really fine detail....I guess that may really be a faux pas for somebody but it is about the end product to me. I think your picture is lovely. Hugs! deb

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