|Brandy Toreador Fiesta, 16 x 17cm, pastel on paper,|
The brandy toreador was one of someone's collection, hawked at the car boot. It still has a little brandy to the glass figurine's knees. The book in the front is something I will alter one day; the embroidered shirt is something my mum brought back from Mexico and all the other things I've gathered here and there.
The drawing isn't very big and I worked on it all day so that thing where even when you erase and the colour doesn't want to adhere happened. Still I was pleased with the overall depth of colour and the way I created surfaces . I had to change a plane because the reality was disturbing, though.
** If you read my last post you might be wondering why I am back to pastels. Actually I have been working in pastels all week but I guess I'm feeling a bit less determined to stop working the way I do, here and there, with this media and that because another person I respect (the husband of the other person who gave me advice) told me not to worry, to just keep drawing in whatever way I want to…