I think this is very effective Val. Beautiful drawing.

You say the black paper didn't work out with colored pencils, but we'd never know. This looks great to me.

Fabulous Val

Lovely colours Val. Would never know that the cp’s didn’t take well to the paper. Love the composition of this.

Thank you everyone for your comments, much appreciated.

Like the close up view Val, glorious colours.

Gorgeous detail Val - I think the coloured pencils work beautifully on the black paper.

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A mixture of coloured pencils on black drawing paper. CP's don't really work well on a black background I've decided, next time I'll try gouache or just use pastel. Never mind, it helped pass dull wet day :) Thanks for taking a peep.

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Val Kenyon

I am a self taught artist or, as I like to say, I'm "unrestricted by formal teaching" which probably explains my mish mash of styles. I paint in most media, watercolour, gouache, oil, coloured pencil and my favourite, soft pastels. I'm inspired by the Scottish landscape, nature and animals and…

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