March 25, 2013

Sunglass Saturday

Sunglass

Yea, Yea, I know it’s not Saturday…but I started this drawing on Saturday, so that qualifies! 

Above, is the inspiration picture for this drawing.  Found on pinterest, but the website [here], doesn’t take you to the artist.  So I don’t know who to give credit to for this. 



Contour drew everyone in….and embellished where I could.



My favorite combination:  Markers and watercolor.  Markers for the skin and the rest watercolor.



Just tried to make the colors sloppy….and swirly. I wanted some white space to show thru.



Added a winter hat to the guy (he turned out to be my favorite in this), and made the lady on the left give the Louisville sign.



Soon, I got to the details….the fun and flowery details.  What really makes this work is when I keep things loose.  Meaning……keep some circles open, let the lines overlap.



Had to do something with those mouths!! They were huge!  I opted out of drawing lips…lips are Hard!  I went in and made all the mouths gray.  Well, big mistake… everyone looked half-dead.  So then, I went over the gray and gave everyone white teeth.  Teeth so white it would make any dentist proud!



Just fun!!  I love how the blue lady looks like Janis Joplin…..too funny Smile

2 comments:

Rosy said...

Love your work here! and this is my first visit to your blog here.

Eden said...

Thanks Rosy :)

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