|Honey 09/09/13 - Page 03, Mixed Media on Paper, 18"x24"|
I was having a kind of off night that Monday. I was really a little unhappy with some of my earlier drawings and knew I needed to put some extra time to complete them. After a couple extra hours, the resulting pages were very nice.
I think the one above is my favorite of the night. The contrast between the blue and the burnt umber is really nice on this page. I also like how the blue tone is coming through in the shadows and dark areas of the picture, creating a really nice effect.
I also had a great time with my paint scrapper on this picture. Some of the really nice crisp outlines were created by me taking a plastic paint scrapper to the page and carving off sections of the oil pastel. I really love how durable this paper is.
|Honey 09/09/13 - Page 02, Mixed Media on Paper, 18"x24"|
I needed to tweak some of the proportions in this pose. The foreshortening of her legs and arms proved to be very challenging. There is a lot to like about this page now.
There is a neat mood to the drawing.
|Honey 09/09/13 - Page 01, Mixed Media on Paper, 18"x24"|
"Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite - getting something down."
~ Julia Cameron