Friday 11 October 2019

Another Tiger

An experiment using ballpoint pens for a portrait, I like the vibrant colours and the ink flows beautifully so will probably be using them again. 

Monday 11 February 2019

Tiger just completed, I've called it 'Concentration' because he looks as if he is concentrating on prey to pounce on. 

I used Derwent Tinted Charcoal pencils as I really like the muted colours for wildlife, I did use a yellow and a terracotta Derwent Pastel pencil, in small areas of the fur, just to lift it a little. The paper is Canson sanded paper, which I wasn't that keen on, it's quite rough and has a very gritty feel to it, I much prefer Fisher 400 if I am going to use a sanded paper. The size is A4.

Pencil on toned paper

Here are a couple of experiments using graphite pencil and white coloured pencil, plus a touch of white gel pen on grey paper. I am reasona...