Charlie and Braken

Current work in progress. Meet Braken and Charlie. I just love this composition. Best buddies snoozing together. I love springers so I am in springer heaven here! I am gradually building up the layers as you can see. Making sure I have all their markings mapped out. I am using a mixture of pastel pencils. For Bracken the liver and white I have used
Derwent:
Venetian Red
Burnt Umber
Brown Earth
Burnt carmine

Faber Castell Pitts:
Vandyke Brown
Burnt Umber
Raw Umber
Black
White

For Charlie the black and white springer
Carb O’thello:
Cold grey 2
Cold Grey 3
white
black
warm grey 2

Derwent:
Burnt Umber
French Grey Dark
Chocolate brown

Burnt Carmine

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