Monday, December 20, 2010

Female Figure with Drapery and Stockings - the final touches in pastel

I finished working on this beautiful figure with a white silk robe and striped thigh high stockings.  The brick red colourfix paper gives the whole drawing a sense of warmth.  I love the way turquoise blue pastel pencil reacts against the color of the red paper...causing a little vibration on the surface.  That effect, combined with the pattern in her stockings and the folds of the robe, create a truly dynamic composition.


I'm working on producing prints of these latest pastels.  Keep an eye on my Etsy shop where they will be available soon.

7 comments:

studiovirgo said...

I just love the props, outfits, etc. you have on your models. Your figures are just beautiful to begin with, and the rest just makes them so much more interesting/unique!

Linda said...

Truly a wonderful pastel. I love the striped stockings, and the blue does really look great against the red.

Jim Serrett said...

Gorgeous work.
I really like figure studies that are not mechanical or methodical.

Your work has a nice balance of beauty, grace and sensuality.

Really enjoy your site and work.

krystyna81 said...

thank you for all of the nice feedback.

I am really enjoying adding more drapery, clothing, etc. to the figures...I look forward to creating more!

Tati said...

One of my favorites so far! :)

Crystal Cook said...

Your work is so amazingly beautiful. I've been pouring over your blog for about an hour. :) Wow, that's all i can say.

krystyna81 said...

Thank you Tati and Crystal...your encouragement is so kind and I am thankful for it!