Wednesday, 18 September 2013
Playing with Graphitone.
Playing with watersoluble graphite - Derwent watersoluble Sketching pencils and Graphitone. It's such a novel concept to me and it's kind of weird, and totally wonderful. I like exploring new art materials.
I did quite a bit of layering. I went over the picture with the watersoluble graphite three times, and in the end i think I overdid the shading on the faces, so I adjusted it in Photoshop. I guess this is an exercise in practicing values and I'm sure I'll do better next time.
I painted almost the entire picture by picking up the colour from the graphite stick using a wet brush and apply it to the paper, because I don't like the washed pencil look.
Made some finishing touches with white ink.