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To the sky

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By , Paola, KS
This is the result after reading a rather sad story, where a hopeful character was let down by fate.

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Poet123 said...
May 22, 2012 at 9:17 pm
This is beautiful! I hope you don't mind, but for an English project, we had to find artwork connecting to a character in Maus. I feel like this picture connects beautfully to that of the character Mala from the comic book. Great job! 
Poet123 replied...
May 22, 2012 at 9:31 pm
Oops sorry! I meant Anja! Not Mala!
artangel replied...
May 23, 2012 at 7:48 am
Thanks! And no I don't mind :) Just make sure you didn't claim it as your own xD
Kai17 said...
Mar. 3, 2012 at 12:49 pm
This is really cool! How did you make it?
artangel replied...
Mar. 5, 2012 at 8:38 am

I drew the side-profile first in 4H pencil, and then lightly shaded in the areas that were supposed to be the darkest with the same pencil. Then, I used lighter and darker shades of blue for the eyes, and worked on the next darkest thing :the flower.

After the flower was done, I used normal graphite pencils to shade the picture in black and white values. After that, I went in with water color paint and touched up on the eyes and the flower and the lips.

Once the face and the flo... (more »)


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