Dorie - original watercolor pencil portrait drawing
This model had the sweetest face - well, she still has it, but alas, I probably won't see her again. I used an Inktense pencil from Derwent in black, along with pale blue Caran d'Ache and Daniel Smith watercolor sticks. This was done on Yupo, about 9 x 7". The casualness, or maybe I should say the accidental result, is what attracts me to the combination of watercolor pencils and Yupo paper. Even though the drips from the watery colors don't generally go where I want them to, there's no stress because I don't feel the outcome has to be just so-so. Maybe I should have done some work to make it more realistic - but I just didn't want to - that's the fun of it! Thanks for stopping by!