Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Plant Study

Plant study done at Skokie Lagoons the other day

pencil in Strathmore Toned Tan sketchbook

Friday, September 13, 2013

Giraffe, the Third

watercolor and colored pencil with touches of gouache in Holbein sketchbook

I finally finished the third giraffe in my series.
I got a lot of great photos last February when we visited Brookfield Zoo. They were indoors and very close to us.

This was a great experience in developing technique for rendering animals. I like the process of watercolor underlying colored pencil work.

Here's all 3 as they appear on one sheet: