Saturday, June 16, 2012

Day 168: Watercolor Pencils and Then Some

      After many failed attempts, hopefully this will post.  Today was another one of those uninspired days and I had to put a slip from the box.  It said "watercolor pencils" and I just happened to have some in the drawer.  They're not my favorite thing to work with so I decided to experiment a little.  I saw in a book a technique where you activate the watercolor pencil with marker so I tried that.  It seemed to work well in the lower part which is supposed to be a scene inspired by a local lake.  I confessed I goofed up a bit towards the top and tried to see what would happened if I used water, too.  The end result didn't scan that well and I tried to make it more legible in Photoshop, but I'm still not happy with the result.  At least, I finished and am still going 168 days strong.

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