- Peggy Covic Fine Art: Red Panda WIP Update 4

Friday, November 16, 2012

Red Panda WIP Update 4

I had another first today!  How many of you choose to draw and paint the animal without his tongue showing LOL!  Up until now, I've never painted a tongue that I can remember. Definitely NOT with Colored Pencils.  This tongue was a challenge to get the tone, color and shape right.  I'm a little unconventional in my approach with the colored pencils as well.  I don't do color swatches, I do all my testing and mixing on the painting.  I get some interesting results that way and so far, lucky accidents LOL!
I also darkened the dark side of the face and added more definition.
Hope you are enjoying this process with the colored pencil painting as much as I am painting it!


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2 comments:

  1. i hardly ever make swatches unless i plan on using some kind of solvent for blending. then i do just to see how the solvent will work with the pencils

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    1. Glad I'm not the only one LOL!
      I've only used the solvent once and that was with my marbles painting. Since it was an experiment, I didn't test that either. I just used the solvent and was surprised by the results.

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