December 14, 2012

Toddler Two Dress….Ta-Done!



I could not resist taking a picture of these two Toddler dress girl drawings side by side.  They look pretty cute together!



Had super-major trouble with this thumb.  In the picture the child is holding sunglasses so her thumb is curving around a shape.  To draw in the object would’ve just confused everyone (mostly me) so I opted to curve in her thumb to her chest.  Not pleased with my rendition!



Ok, so….I cheated!  Things were going way...too…slow with the watercolor pencils so I had to finish things up (details in the feet, hand and clavicle) with regular colored pencils.  I needed the control and consistency.

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The far left is the original picture from KK Childrens Designs….then my color-replacement….then my drawing.  If I could do it over again….I’d probably still change the dress to red…but leave the leggings white.  White is fun to work with, who’d have thought?

6 comments:

jinxxxygirl said...

So funny i'm lovin' the color of the leggins especially! :) You did a Maaahh-velous job my friend. Love it! Whats next? :)
Hugs! deb

Boo said...

I think your paintings are amazing. I can't draw so I'm even more amazed that someone can take paint and make something look so real.

Thanks for sharing it with us!

Anonymous said...

U are amazing!! I admire how you accomplish hands & the little toes! So cute & so real, I feel like I could reach out & tickle those little feet & toes!
Thanks for sharing! (LOVE your doodles too.)
Grandma Nancy Sapp

Eden said...

Thanks for all your kind words :D

@Deb- working on my fly swimmer and I have a third toddler to do. After that....wherever the wind takes me! Haha

@Boo- this is more pencil work with watercolor(s) paint....the details I do in w/c pencils or colored pencils. I appreciate your encouragement.

@Nancy- those chubby feet and hands are cute! Children are so fun!

Lindsay Whimsy said...

Your art is amazing! Very lovely work indeed.

Eden said...

Thanks Lindsay...means alot :D

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