A sketch a day: storm ~ pastel & charcoal, 6″ x 4″
A somewhat failed experiment with charcoal on top of soft pastels – I was aiming for a little different, more dramatic look. Apparently a workable fixative is not capable of holding even a thin amount of pastel in place, and it keeps mixing with charcoal. I wonder what would work better?
A sketch a day: lichen on a tree branch ~ colored pencil on drawing paper, 6″ x 4″
I started with lush lichen I saw here in Oregon during winter, but it ended looking like something that would be at home in the swamps of Florida. Sometimes non-committed sketching takes you to unexpected places.
A sketch a day: rocky terrain ~ oil pastel, 6″ x 4″
What it looked like half-way through: