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Sketch break while I was waiting for my files to finish uploading this afternoon. Just practicing drawing a face again. This time with no pencil and eraser. Just a pen, a water brush and a white poster paint. #nopencil #noeraser #sketch #portrait #parkerpen #kuretakewaterbrush #kuretake #postercolour #posterpaint #dongapostercolor #drawing #ink #penandink #watercolorpaper #monologuesketchbook #girl #blackandwhite #tones #art #artph
(*Lola means grandmother, in the Filipino language)
This is the last gift that I ever gave my grandmother. It isn’t even finished yet when I handed it to her at the Pulmonary Intensive Care Unit of the Veterans Memorial Medical Center.
Back then, the whole drawing was just graphic pencils and little bits of color -which was intentional, but it was a bit uneven, because I rushed it because I wasn’t happy with my first two attempts, that drawing was take 3. I was always extremely anxious when I’m making something for people who are important to me: always fussing over even the littlest details, always feeling it’s not enough.
I thought of this design years ago, I had sketched it roughly back then.
I was thinking of how to make a woman’s hips fuller. I was thinking of my mother’s hips –which I think is so narrow. heehee.
I used gold, brown, and white poster paint on cream-colored watercolor paper.
*clarification: this is a one-piece dress. not two piece (the colors faded when I scanned it. *facepalm*). It just so happens that I did not color the skin part, and the trunk part of the dress was supposed to be cream in color.