Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Shiny Red Ballerina Flats Sketch

Title: Red Ballerina Flats © 2009 Christine Pierce
4x5 watercolor and micron pen
on Strathmore 140-lb cp paper
(please click on image to enlarge)

Sometimes all it takes to brighten a rainy April day is a pair of shiny red ballerina flats!

Title: Shiny Red Ballerina Flats © 2009 Christine Pierce
Nikon D40 with Topaz Labs Adjustor 3 Exposure Color Stretch filter
(please click on image to enlarge)

To see more ballet flats, you might enjoy a visit to Paris Breakfasts to read Carol's recent post on french ballerines.

4 comments:

Sheila April 28, 2009 at 8:50 PM  

This is my favorite painting yet! You captured that shiny patent leather perfectly.

Melissa and Emmitt April 29, 2009 at 7:20 AM  

hi christine!
oh i just love it and the white space you left in the shoes and the jeans is just perfect!
it makes the whole painting pop!
:) melissa

L.Holm May 1, 2009 at 12:51 PM  

absolutely love this!! so great. :-)

christine May 1, 2009 at 4:23 PM  

Aww, Sheila, thank you so much!

Melissa, I am really working at saving the white space. Thank you for noticing! :)

Thank you, Liz!

 

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