Ok, so it’s still a few days to go, but I had to share the Christmas tree from Johanna’s Christmas – I stuck with some basic shading with colouring pencils for the tree itself, and fineliners for the rest to make it stand out.
I didn’t add any metallic detail into these, as the deep colours I used on the baubles meant the lighter colours stand out really well on their own.
Sticking with the Johanna’s Christmas book, this one was actually printed off from the Staedtler website for their #mycreativeescape competition.
I used Staedtler fineliners (of course) for most of the image, but the shading needed something a little less harsh, so I dug out my Derwent Coloursoft pencils to give the snow, polar bear and ice some depth.
I’m not all that confident at knowing how to place shadow, but I’m quite pleased with how the polar bear came out.