Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Rose of a Different Color - red, yellow, blue + white












copyright 2012 Judith Nijholt-Strong. all rights reserved.
"Rose of a Different Color"
Colored pencils on Stonehenge paper  ~  5.5" x 3.5"
March, 2012

Here in the Netherlands, the beginning days of March have been the usual grey and misty, kind of gloomy, days ... so I needed some color. I changed this rose a bit ... ok, a lot! It's based on a very small, pale pink, rose, but now it's my rose of a different color. :o)

This piece was done using only the 3 standard primary colors: red, yellow, blue and white pencils (no black, no green, no purple, no orange) - mixing them on the paper (lots of layering) to get the various hues, tints and shades you see.

For this piece I used:
Prismacolor and Faber-Castell regular colored pencils
Stonehenge paper

For those interested in another piece (an apple) that I did using the same technique, (only Prismacolor pencils), see this link:



tot ziens,
Judy
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2 comments:

Studio at the Farm said...

Beautifully done, Judy!

J. Nijholt-Strong said...

Thanks Kathyrn :o)

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