Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Day 5--30 Day Coloring Challenge

Today, I wanted to share another piece of mail art that I sent away. This was the outer envelope for a coloring book swap where I forwarded the coloring book to the next artist. I love this turtle stencil and wanted to do something special with it. The above image is the beginning of the shell. I used four different greens to get texture on the shell.

The second image is where I colored the body in three different lighter color greens. The idea is that since the body doesn't see the sun then it would be a lighter color.

I wasn't totally happy with the "seaweed" in that it looks like sperm to me but it was too late to fix it.

I then added a three color crosshatching to the background to resemble water.

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