Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Dark Hope - The Beginning

Today I started a new drawing, back at my normal size paper. I am about 4 hours into the drawing by now and it's going to take quite some time to complete. I have to admit I love working on it. It's based on the beautiful photo of Lisa: http://blackbutterflylmk.deviantart.com/art/I-feel-you-on-my-fingertips-109789305?q=&qo=. I saw her photo some time back when she was entering my previous Butterfly Contest and fell in love with it. Something about the mood and the cropping of the photo. I am glad I started the drawing.

I am working with a completely new base skin colour, I've been very tired of my old flesh colour from Faber Castell as it had a too pinkish tone, and when scanned it got even worse. I think this new skin tone colour is very natural and I love it so far.

My main goal with the drawing is to convey the emotion and get a new kind of realism with colour pencils. It's never been easy for me to achieve that with this medium though I love working with it.
I will try to post updates as it progress.

4 comments:

T♥R said...

Beautiful so far. I can't wait to see it finished! I know it'll be beautiful. =]

strainstrain said...

I love it baby. It really looks cool. I can't wait to see the finished work<3

Selia-fairy said...

lovely,youre art is soooo beautiful:X:X
please come and check my art on my blog:)

SONDRA said...

Thanks for the link! She did an awesome job on the setting, her clothing, and taking the picture. She's a beautiful girl. You are doing a fabulous job on your drawing. You should be very proud.

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