February 4, 2013

Color Pop

A drawing from my journal.  You can learn more about this project here.

"Sad Blue Eyes"

color pop and texture added

Both versions are dramatic.  I prefer my original drawing mainly because the added texture and color pop warm the drawing up so much.  What do you think?

"2801" texture courtesy of Kim Klassen


Linking to:
Inspire Me Monday

38 comments:

Rosemary Aubut said...

I think I prefer the original, however the second very creative! Would love to meet sometime! Always enjoy my visits here.

~JarieLyn~ said...

I prefer the original as well, however, they are both lovely. I like the drawing.

meleah rebeccah said...

I prefer the original drawing too. Very intense.

Stephanie said...

The original really gives emphasis to the blue eyes.

Vickie ~ BGlad Papercrafts ~ WhimseyDimples Studio said...

I think the cool feel of the original better conveys sadness. Very dramatic!

Evelyn S. said...

Wow...great drawing! I prefer the original because I tend to prefer "cool" colors, for some reason!

Deanna said...

Wonderful illustration...I prefer the 2nd warmer one...just my taste for warmer instead of cooler. Both are lovely!!

Becs said...

Fabulous drawing, I love it! I think I prefer the first one too but they both look great. Beautiful.

Janine said...

I really like your original drawing. You are very talented. I'm lucky if I can draw a recognizable stick figure.

Kathryn said...

It's hard to chose. The first image is striking but the second image has warmth (color wise) to it. Would love to be able to draw. :0)

Norma Ruttan said...

the blue of the eyes stand out more in the original drawing. so my fave is #1.

Prairie Jill said...

What a beautiful drawing! And I love the idea of adding texture to it. Creates a wonderful effect.

Nancy Claeys said...

Love the eyes -- and those are so difficult to get right Pat!

EarlK said...

Great Pop! I also enjoyed seeing your blog. Your drawings are fantastic. Your quilts are fantastic.

Barbara said...

such a cool color pop. love the eyes.

June Caedmon said...

So much emotion in your work, Pat. Wonderful. I prefer the original.

Dina Lettre said...

I really love the eyes in the 1st. Gorgeous!

Kia said...

A lovely drawing, Pat! Love those big blue eyes.

john said...

I too prefer your original drawing. the blues of the eyes pop and the cold tones match the somewhat sad face.

Cyndi Calhoun said...

I like the original, too. Headed over to read about your project; I have one I'm doing, too. :)

Linda Kittmer said...

I agree. I love the drama in the first (original) one.

smiles, Sharon said...

I was tempted to go further into your blog postings. Love the daily/glass/bubbles....the colors, textures, concept, all very delightful. smiles: sharon

ashok said...

excellent Pat!

Nina Bille said...

I prefer the original as well ~ the bluish eyes and the melancholy in them is more vivid in the original picture .., love the way you can capture feelings and moods in your drawings!

Madge Bloom said...

Lovely... I prefer the original drawing, the cool palette lends to the melancholy mood... Thank you for sharing on Weekly Top Shot #69!

tiarastantrums said...

wow - those are pretty amazing!

Nancy said...

They both are so good! The first one does really show off not only the eye color but the emotion behind them as well. So good!

Miriam said...

I prefer the 2nd warmer one, but of course they are both wonderful Pat.

Ida said...

I think the Original is probably my favorite. It has a more serene feel to it that I find appealing.

Bonnie said...

Yes, I like the first because of the pop of the eyes. I wonder if a different blending mode with the texture would have retained more of what you like in your original.

Love that face!

Queenvickans said...

Very "talking" piece of Art, great drawing.

Sherri B. said...

What a beautiful drawing - the eyes say so much! I love the original the most...it's much more striking because the blue eyes (and red lips) really pop. Gorgeous!

Currie Silver said...

just BEautimous, Pat!! wow!! such talent and reach...

Optimistic Existentialist said...

These are absolutely amazing...

tinajo said...

I prefer the original though they are both good. :-)

Annmarie Pipa said...

wow...beautiful art...can't make a wrong choice in choosing a favorite!

Karen said...

So lovely - both of them! The eyes are so expressive! xx

EG CameraGirl said...

I prefer the second.