“It’s not easy being green” Mixed Media

It's not easy being green - girl mixed media drawing paintingI’ve made this little green haired girl yesterday. Just started drawing with pencil on a piece of cardboard and suddenly there she was. That is what I love so much about drawing, just putting your pencil to the paper and see what comes out.

This little one is a bit different because of her green hair, and that’s not always easy. Luckily she has her friends the flowers to talk to and keep her company, they never let her down. The flowers understand what it is to be green and love her for it. And that is all that matters…

I was planning on doing much more to this little drawing, like writing a quote, draw more flowers. But she was just perfect as she was. She needed nothing more.

This is what I’ve used to make this little mixed media girl.
As I said, the background is a piece of cardboard, about 10×10 cm, with a thin layer of clear gesso. The drawing I did with graphite pencil and the coloring of the little girl with Prismacolor pencils.

For the background I’ve used a stencil with VersaMark archival ink. Then put PanPastels on the ink. The white whas done with a Molotow acrylic pen.

I really like the vagueness of the PanPastels, it gives it the dreamy look that I love so much.

Glad she is here!

2 thoughts on ““It’s not easy being green” Mixed Media

  1. Per toeval kwam ik op je nieuwe blog terecht. Wat een prachtige schilderijen met een mooie uitstraling.groetjes, Nelly

    1. Dankjewel Nelly, wat een mooie complimenten. En van harte welkom op mijn blog!
      Groetjes Janet

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