Monday, February 21, 2022

Hello Friend: Colored Pencils on Black Cardstock

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Y'all know I love my Luminance pencils. And I especially love them on black cardstock, because they are, well, luminous! I was talking to Lori about them yesterday, so I decided to get them out and bring little Clarence and his friend the bee to life!

I stamped him in white pigment ink on Pitch Black - I love the way I can either leave the white edge - like I did on parts of Clarence and the bee to show highlights, or cover them up, like I did at the bottom of the images to indicate shadows. 

Normally when I use these pencils, I put a white layer down first, but that isn't necessary - and I didn't do it here. This is just pure color on black!

I cut down a piece of dictionary page on the page that had squirrel words on it, and placed it on a white panel in sort of a polaroid orientation so that this looks like a little picture of friends! 

This is the most relaxing way to color for me - these creamy pencils and a good podcast. PS - have you watched the Puppet Master on Netflix? I watched this weekend while I was doing design work and holy moly is that an insane story! Definitely recommend. 

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I saw Clarence this weekend and have a suspicion there may be new babies on the way! Stay tuned! I also saw Tail, who is his normal bossy self.

I hope you have a great week! Loveyameanitbye.

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  1. love it! Clarence looks pretty unhinged! But so cute (and you are the Queen of Enablers....)

  2. Clarence is un-bee-lievably cute!!!!Thank you for joining TRHD for this release!


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