Doc Zhou

W16 2 22 GUANGYING ZHOU 001Wanting to test some techniques for a more serious piece.
I’m no portraitist!  But I practice, with a little help from my friends…  This sketch is way too pale to begin…

W16 2 23 GUANGYING ZHOU 002Liking the darker colors…

W16 2 23 GUANGYING ZHOU 005Wanting to frame and brighten… Not a bad study!

Strathmore Watercolor paper with a Pentalic 2B woodless pencil,
Platinum Preppie Pen, Kuretake Zig Cartoonist Brush Pen No. 22, Diamine Ancient Copper ink, Daniel Smith and Holbien watercolor paints.

        

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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4 Responses to Doc Zhou

  1. That background feels embroidered, for lack of a better description. Very nice.

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  2. Kim says:

    I was thinking the background looks like a silky scarf. I like it!

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