Friday, 6 September 2013

Coloured Pencil Sketch - Peacock Butterfly

Created using Prisma Coloured Pencils on Daler Rowney Bristol Board.


I took a few stills along the way showing the process, so thought I'd share those too:

video

Colours used:
White
Cream
Jasmin
Yellowed Orange
Poppy Red
Scarlet Lake
Tuscan Red
Process Red
Parma Violet
Indigo Blue
Ginger Root
Artichoke
Green Ocre
Sandbar Brown
Cool Grey 90%
Black

16 comments:

  1. WOW, WOW, WOW! And only 16 different colours! LOL This is absolutely stunning, Rach. You are so very talented!
    Smiles
    Jen

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous, Rach. It's so lifelike - my hubby thought it was a photograph of a real butterfly. It's been great watching the development along the way so thanks for sharing that.

    Chris xx

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  3. This just fantastic Rach. I second Jen's comment. You are very talented and patient to accomplish this.

    Sandy

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  4. stunning color, your shading and blending impeccable, hugs

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  5. Just beautiful Rach!!! I would have thought you used a lot more colors than that! Great job!

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  6. Wow this is amazing... Your talent is limitless... Stunning....
    Jean

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  7. OMG I thought it was a picture at first. I am just starting with prisma color pencils. I will be happy to be half a good . Beautiful beautiful beautiful.

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  8. WOW!!! This is stunning. It looks real. Great artwork.

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  9. Wow! Wow doesn't even cover it, I don't know what does. It looks amazingly real. The detail is fabulous. I don't have enough adjectives. Wonderful work Rachel.

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  10. Your Peacock Butterfly is very beautiful. Thank you for sharing your stills and progress. Creative Bliss...

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  11. Great Creation! It seems to be flying anytime!

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  12. WOW! It looks better than a photograph!

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  13. Fantastic Rachel, absolutely beautiful, I thought it was a photo,:-)

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  14. absolutely stunning Rach, looooooooooooooove it

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  15. I can't believe you drew this butterfly, it looks so real! Seeing the still photos taken along the way is just magical and your patience for detail is awe-inspiring. Thanks for sharing!

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