Wanting 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…
Liking the darker colors…
Wanting 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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That background feels embroidered, for lack of a better description. Very nice.
I understand that… I was going for something else but it didn’t work so I played with that… You will see it when I post my other acupuncturist pic!
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I was thinking the background looks like a silky scarf. I like it!
Thank you; I gave it to her and she liked it — it was unexpected, a gift….