Friday, 7 December 2007

Engaging Eyes

Pastel leopard
Drawn on black stonehenge paper,
With a combination of pastel pencils.
Derwents, Pitts and CarbOrthello's.
This guy was totally enjoyable.
Originally I started him on colourfix sanded
paper,but found the rough surface
just ate my pastel pencils away,
Which left me continually sharpening them.
I also had the problem of using black for the
spots which, I really hate using black!!
So after much thought, I decided to try
black stonehenge.It really suprised me as the
pastels went down beautifully. The advantage
of using black paper, was that I could utilize
this instead ofusing black pastel,
Yippie!!!
There is always something to learn ,
which makes painting very
enjoyable!!!