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Anita Morris
04-20-2013, 03:48 PM
This is from my sketchbook and done in cheapie Mont Marte ops. I intend to do a good copy on pastel paper with Caran D'Ache. First op drawing I've been happy with.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8256/8665319431_f76e2f1b3a.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mauvedragon/8665319431/)
Peacock (http://www.flickr.com/photos/mauvedragon/8665319431/) by Anita Morris (http://www.flickr.com/people/mauvedragon/)

talinka
04-22-2013, 05:20 AM
Hi Anita- I love the composition, looks really cool. I'd work on it some more and add more values. I didn't understand whether you intednded this to be a draft, or whether you're going to work on it some more, but if so, I'd whip open those neopastels and add some more layers to the painting

Anita Morris
04-22-2013, 11:34 AM
Sorry to be ambigious, this was meant to be a draft

Lostjedi
04-22-2013, 12:15 PM
Anita,

This is a great sketch, at least that is what I call it. I usually so similar sketches to check composition and color choics before doing a final work with good O.P. on a good surface. I would love to see your finished work or pictures of it in stages as you complete it. I would suggest a colored paper for the finished painting to help you use the white spots to create tone.

Welcome to the form!!!
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Pat Isaac
04-25-2013, 05:04 PM
It is a great sketch and will make a wonderful painting. I like how you have filled the space.

Pat

Flycatcher10
05-06-2013, 09:21 AM
Good sketch to work from. I agree with Pat, nice way to fill the surface - looking forward to seeing the finished painting.