holiday give-away on my wife's blog. I like drawing kids -- it's rewarding and fairly easy (round faces, big eyes, and no wrinkles to worry about :)).
I decided to do this one on brown "bogus" paper again -- and that was a bit of an extra challenge. I like being able to do highlights with white conté crayon -- it adds a lot of extra dimension to the work, but this material is also a lot rougher than the smooth drawing paper, so when I make mistakes, there is only a limited number of times that I can erase things before paper starts to fray.
There is a number of mistakes in this work. They aren't drastic, but they are annoying to me, since I know exactly what they are. :)
9x12", brown paper, pencils and conte crayon for highlights