Feb 3, 2011
Lady of the Field - WIP
Always searching for a new technique.
Here I have printed the sketch onto watercolor paper. Interesting to say the least.
I pre-soaked the paper first and stretched it.
Ran it through the printer - fyi: make sure the background is TOTALLY blank of any "noise". It prints too then you have ink dots over the whole thing. So we'll see how it turns out with those. :/
Once I started to add paint I realized I couldn't see my lines much any more. They're already faint as it is (the lighter the lines, the less ink bleeds).
I went back in with a colored pencil to bring back some of my more important lines.
Other than the dark watercolor spots I'm pleased so far as to how the paint is resting with the ink and how the colored pencil brought the sketch back to life.
I'm concerned with messing this up, but also know that if I don't just do it, I won't grow. :)