Friday, June 22, 2012

Back to the Studio

Well after not being overly busy in the studio lately due to all sorts of other things in life... I finally have  been working on several new pieces.  This is a portrait of two sweet little girls I recently did.. a surprise birthday gift for the mom by the family.  I really enjoy doing portraits although they can be a bit stressful at times.. people are one of my favorite subjects to create artwork from.  This was a pencil drawing on bristol paper (had just gotten a new pad of 2 sided recycled paper that has a smooth and slightly more toothy side - i accidently started on the smooth side and blending was a bit of a challenge! but it turned out ok in the end)  a few accents of charcoal and light watercolor wash finished it off.

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