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Haven’t done too many people yet and it’s a little hard to a little definition but happy enough with the results.  Again the Inktense may be too bold for people as you can see in the right hand which has ended up yellow :)

Purple Heels

I am trying out a different technique here by first sketching and layering in the tones with the lead pencil and then going over the top with colour.   25 more words

Lake Rotoiti

I know this is a bit on the bright side, I have to learn to tone colours down but again it might have been something better done in watercolours. 14 more words


Inktense Rose - before and after

Attempting a rose with Derwent Inktense coloured pencils  before adding water

and after adding water


Back to the coloursoft pencils this time playing again with how much pressure I can apply for that burnished look.

A different approach

Another idea from “Drawing Lab for Mixed Media Artists” by Carla Sonheim.  The idea with this was to paint with an eye dropper (or pipette) and as I had one of these and an empty bottle I decided that putting all my blue and purple shade sharpenings (minus the wood of course) along with some water would do just the trick.   53 more words

Glasshouse Mountains

Ok so I think I went a bit OTT with the sunrise colours here but did I tell you that I LOVE COLOUR!!!  Yes I will revisit this and tone it down to reality.   12 more words