Birds In Colored Pencil

Working hard over the weekend I was able to create these 4 pictures of birds with my new Polychromos colored pencils. First up is the Robin. I used 1 layer of purple and 3 layers of black for the head and the wings. For the breast and the body of the Robin I used a…

Chinese Tiger

A friend of mine really likes Tigers so I was inspired to draw the other day. I wasn’t able to do much research on Tigers but I did find out that they are very good swimmers and they only attack from behind. I watched a documentary where the people at a local zoo would wear…

A Clouded Leopard

Looking at the Clouded Leopard and studying this beautiful cat I composed this 14 x 17 colored pencil drawling over the last several days. The first few layers for the Leopards coat and spots I used light umber and violet. Since this was the first layer I used light umber as well for the eyes….

Two Leopards

Being a fan of the big cats I was easily inspired to¬† work on these two Leopards over the last few days. I spent the better part of Tuesday and Wednesday sketching out these Leopards using my prisma colored pencils. I used several layers of burnt sienna and a dark yellow (goldenrod) to get the…