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Shelly Bedsaul

Topeka, Kansas USA

Gypsy Serenade (sold)


Art: Gypsy Serenade (sold) by Artist Shelly Bedsaul
He's inspired by the neighborhood alley cat. He's not quite feral and can be found panhandling in the pubs for a bit of food and a skritch. My technique, though time consuming, is simple. I start with a preliminary sketch in graphite. When my design is satisfactory, I ink the sketch, using a black, 05, pigma micron pen. I use Prismacolor pencils. Each area is a layering of about 5 different colors, going from dark to light, until the paper is totally burnished. Once the coloring is complete, I re-ink to make the line work a true black. It is then sprayed with workable fixatif to seal, protect and prevent wax bloom.

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