Daily Sketch: On the Flowered Rug
These two settled on the landing for a good bit of the afternoon and I decided to take a moment to sketch them on the flowered rug, in whatever positions they were in at the moment.
I was happy enough with the sketch, but when I scanned it the lighter pink, kind of a bright highlighter pink, did not scan at all. Nothing, no color in that area. I put down another layer hoping that would darken it enough. Pale pink. I actually laid yellow down over it, and finally it scanned as…yellow-orange. In PhotoShop I changed the tone, hue and saturation of the yellow and came up with this pink, which is actually closer to the real pink than the bright highlighter pink was, but now all the other colors are different. Except the black. But anyway, it’s the two figures I like.
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Love the way those black kitties pop against the colorful rug – beautiful!
Chris, it’s so funny how the sketches I don’t really care for, like this one, people just love! I’m looking at them for a different reason, and this didn’t turn out the way I envisioned, but it was the black kitties on the colored rug, that was exactly what I was looking for .