sparkle sparkle (CP)
This was created in response to the January challenge at
. The challenge was to draw a black and white photograph in color. The reference is a wonderfully expressive photograph by
This month was definitely a challenge - translating black and white to color is very different than working the opposite way (graphite) and I'm not very comfortable at all with color or colored pencils.
But it was definitely a good challenge - there was frustration and then there were moments of happy surprise. Overall, I'm happy with the way this came out, but there are also areas that I wish I knew how to do better ... one day.
Strathmore Bristol, smooth 11 x 14
Prismacolor Colored Pencils
White Gel Pen
Black Bic Pen