Friday, 25 February 2011

Speak No Evil

I completed this cheeky monkey this week. Using a reference photo from the Wet Canvas library  by user SweFanta, I created it with Prismacolor coloured pencils on 140lb W&N NOT watercolour paper and it measures 15.5 x 9.5 inches. I put in a lot of hard work with this one, the amount of blending required was phenomenal, requiring me to take a day off half way through for my hand to recover,  but I got there in the end.

3 comments:

Aitch said...

Well, your hard work has paid off, Peter - another superb drawing here!

sue said...

I didn't know you used coloured pencil Peter ... lovely work and worth the pain I think :o)
Are you going to enter anything into the UKCPS Exhibition in September? I think this would be an excellent entry.

I'm having an enforced break from art having trapped a nerve in my neck causing all sorts of arm/hand problems. The cure seems to be worse than the problem and I'm itching to get back to the drawing board.

sam said...

Stunning portrait, what a great character, impressive detail.