Friday, December 21, 2012

Wind Nymph In Charcoal

This is a charcoal study I did to work out the composition and design of a watercolor project. I am contemplating.  In my resource material the pose was so simple yet dramatic, I could not resist doing a sketch of it. I changed the hair and clothing. I liked the lights and the darks caused by the light from the right. I toned down the paper a half shade to bring out the light against the front of the figure. The area behind the figure is so much dead space I felt it needed something so I added the smudging of the wind.

Wind Nymph Study in Charcoal.
Someone looking at it may say I did a bad job on the face, and they would be right, but this is just a study that I hope will lead to a bigger more satisfying project. This has no commercial value, it is just for my own amusement.

(c) Adron

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