I revisited those pencil sketches from my last post today, and had a bit of fun with some new markers and the watercolor half pans.
The fine grey marker with which I drew over the pencil in the first sketch proved to be water-based, so muddles my paints a bit. But the broad ones are definitely alcohol based, so will be fine to work in tandem with color.
After weeks of cool and rainy weather, it is at last a very fine day in Brooklyn, and I went walking this afternoon in shorts. As there are over two hours of daylight remaining, I met yet go back out and look for subjects to sketch,
4 thoughts on “Women in silks and wigs with rosy cheeks”
I just realized that I take my smartphone camera for granted…we are so lucky to have a way to document the stages of a piece/WIP. Because sometimes I prefer the less “finished” one, and am able to print it if I want.
Absolutely! I do try to capture my drawings at any point at which they are looking good, in case I ruin them later, haha! And agreed, I often wind up preferring earlier versions.
They were great before — but I do also love the added color too!
Thank you! I liked them in pencil as well, and they are very different now, but a sketchbook is all about practice. No regrets!