Friday, March 4, 2011
I have been working very hard on this portait of Cortney. I am totally not liking it as much as I was before. I have a tendency to get this way after I add color to something.
This is Stage two of the portait. I added more shading with pencil, and I also added colored pencil and some watercolor pencil to this. To blend, I used Johnson and Johnsons unscented baby oil gel. I blended with my finger, and a paper blending stump. It did smudge some of the lead pencil, but that is okay I guess.
This picture has the wet look as this photo was A)taken with my cell phone B) Still wet from the gel, and C) the gel takes a while to dry.
I need to add a background color to her... I might actually just do GREEN chalks behind her, so she shines more than ever and not a distracting back ground to take away from her beauty.