Ms. Pearly, what a befitting name for this horse.
I took the picture of her in her stable before she was groomed. What captured my fancy is her playful character, she looks so adorable in a mess.
This is how I start my work.
It will usually takes me around 2 days to sit in front of a chosen blank drawing paper. Why 2 days? That is because I am at lost as to where to begin. I will just sit in front of my work desk and stare at the reference picture and imagine the sketches in my head. Once I got tired of staring, I start sketching the outline, always a lot of erasing, re-sketch and so forth.
Now, for cp painting on black paper, I have to use the negative effect. Means that I have to layer the whites before I actually use the intended colours. So you see, I have