Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Lola , maybe?


I'm in a workshop in The Artist's Circle on Photo Manipulation , based on Angela Cartwrights book Mixed Emulsions. We've several exercises to complete , the first using markers to color the black and white image , then inks and acrylics - but I just threw out all my old markers since they had dried up. They were pretty old , and given to me by a friend several years ago. What I wound up doing was laying down some paint and adding oil pastels over top. I've had them quite a while and never used them before , they're pretty neat. Feels like a crayon when you lay it down but blends much more easily. There are bit's of colored pencil , Pitt pen and chalks as well - I think she's looking pretty good so far , but she's definitely a work in progress. I love the white hair - very Marie Antoinette-y I think , lol. Hope everyone is having a wonderful Monday - I'm out!

4 comments:

Lori said...

she looks amazing:) i need to get a little more creative and start using colors to spruce up reprints of my cabinet card images...i would do that on photoshop if i could figure it out!!!

mary schweitzer said...

I love the white hair too! She is coming along beautifully!
Mary

Dawn said...

Awesome, what a lovely soft feminine look you have created x

carylsrealm said...

Gorgeous art and gorgeous new blog design!