Hello everyone! I have been slacking so bad on my blog! I feel horrible! I have all these drafts that need to be finished, but I’d rather write new ones! So, so, so much has changed in just the past month. I’ll write a different post on that, some day.
This post is going to take you from start to finish on how I drew this:
It doesn’t look exactly the same, but that’s a good thing 😉 I just love the colors in this picture and the doodle style.
So, here is my first “learning” one, that I absolutely do not like! But this is how you learn!
I didn’t finish it because I thought I figured it out. Time will tell…. it’s harder than it looks, but I think I have figured it out.
The first thing is to make it on BIGGER paper! The first draft was done on a 5.5in X 8.5in mixed media sketchbook. The new one will be done on an 11 in x 14 in mixed media paper.
It’s kind of hard to see, but here’s some of what I did before getting the pens and paints out. This was done with an HB Derwent pencil.
And here it is my drawing with the right side background completed. I used Derwent watercolor pencils to color in the background this bluish color.
I really enjoyed this project. I didn’t use the reference photo as much as I usually do, which is a plus! That means I’m venturing out of my little shell here and will be producing bigger and better projects.
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