Abstract Bird

Abstract Bird. Markers and coloured pencils on cardstock. May 2014

I returned to coloured pencils and markers, a combination I favoured some time ago. The figure in the foreground which is supposed to be a running bird, has been painted with markers, using all the shades of red I have at the moment. For the background however I used all the green coloured pencils I have, adding a bit of blue and a bit of brown at some places. Then I used markers again – an yellow green one, a light green one mostly to to over the layer made by the pencils.

This had two effect:

  1. the pigments of the pencils were solved and blended because of the alcohol ink.
  2. the colour of the pencils changed a bit, adding a bit of yellow or a lighter touch.


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About Ulla Hennig

I live and work in Berlin. Taking photos is one of my hobbies, and writing is one of my hobbies, too. So I decided not only to show some of my pictures here but also present some of the thought which came wth the pictures.

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