Friday, February 22, 2013

A Little Bit of Color

After days of gray skies and snow showers or ice/rain, I was definitely in need of some color.  I'm sure many others feel this during the drab winter days.  My worst time is after Christmas during January through about April.

Today I managed to do a little sketch of a calla lily using Faber Castell watercolor pencils.  After I finished, I debated on taking water to it but gave in for that richness of color my spirit needed.

Stillman & Birn Epsilon journal
#10 Round plus 3/8" Angular Flat
Bt Sienna, Chromium Green, Naples Yellow, Madder, Crimson, and Ultramarine

Initial pencil sketch:

After taking water and brush:

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