Saturday, June 4, 2011

Illustration Friday: Shadows

For this week's Illustration Friday picture, I went with a mixed media approach.



That means I couldn't make up my mind. I started in pen-and-ink, but then thought the shadows would be better depicted in a wash. I used watercolor for that, but only for that. In order to get my witness character to show up a bit more in the dark, I brought her out with colored pencil. I also used some warm yellow colored pencil to set off the cold shadow drama.

I may try more mixed media work in future. I kinda like it.

12 comments:

  1. Whoa! An amazing narrative piece. Wonderful composition, lighting and expression!!!

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  2. Thanks, Indigene!

    Thanks, Elizabeth!

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  3. Wow Jeanie! This is intense. Great use of color to bring out the little “witness”. Fantastic layout of the subject matter. Excellent work!

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  4. very nice, this is one of my favorites.

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  5. You're a Friday Favorite! http://hello7arts.com/blog/2011/06/friday-favorites-shadows/

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