Saturday, 14 September 2013
Girl in straw boater
'Girl in a straw boater', OPs over soluble crayons, 8 by 10 ins.,white cartridge pape.
I did this one today mainly to see the effect of leaving areas of white on the image. I think white heightens the other colours. Maybe it could be toned down by using Naples yellow instead of pure white but it doesn't matter much as its an abstract approach. I am so enjoying doing these girl portraits. Hopefully I will incorporate other imagery into this basic portrait style later.
I owe the colour effects to my study of Picasso for the ATC swap at AFA tis month!! As you can see, I have left off the 'Picasso' eyelashes in this one.