March 7, 2013

Blonde Beauty….wash

Well, it’s been about a week since I sketched….and I was driving everyone around me crazy.  So, off I went into my “someday stash” of inspiration pictures.

Started this with a watercolor wash.  I think this helps to add dimension to the colored pencil portion.  Granted….it’s non-erasable so I have to go light.

I would’ve preferred not drawing a face since those are such a challenge.  But lots of the face is hidden here and since it’s not someone I know, the little variations aren’t going to bug me so much.

Every time I start a sketch, I get overwhelmed.  But…’s just a bunch of sections.  If I can keep that in mind…I will enjoy this.


Anoeska said...

Wow! Love it! It looks great already.

Janet said...

You picked a great inspiration picture...and I just know you'll make her even more beautiful. Have fun!

Sandrine said...

I love the beggining and i am very impatient to see the next step.

Pennyb said...

I Love, love, love the picture you"ve chosen! Pretty please may I get a copy of the picture as I would love to draw this lady too! I'm usually a flower person, but she's lovely....I also do a water colour layer before pencilling in! My email is on my blog: PennyB's Creative Adventures. THanks again, and I LOVE visiting your site-it's so inspirational!

Eden said...

Thanks for your kind comments on the beginning of this colorful beauriful lady's drawing!! Hope I can do it justice :D

@ Pennyb- sending you the link, enjoy :D

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