I chose to sketch a face, and used a blue ballpoint pen and different shade of purple and blue watercolor to add some loose shadows. What I tried out this time for this sketch was to not worry about how accurate my drawn features were to the actual reference, making the process less frustrating and low pressure. I think it in turn allowed for a more relaxed final product. Im trying to work on realistic technique and facial features, and I feel that I ended up being pretty successful! I still think I need to work on the concept of “less is more” when it comes to water color though, some area ended up being soaked or too washed out.

Sarah Grunseich

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