Today I am here to show you Birthday Girl from the Humphrey line. Of course I colored her up with my Spectrum Noirs. I didn't really use any special techniques on this one, however I was trying to get the flowers to have a sort of watercolor effect. I achieved that look a little by using my blender pen.
Blender pens aren't what you "think" they are. They don't really blend the color. They do 2 things though. first, they help "push" the color. For instance, if you color outside of the lines, you can take your blender pen and sort of "push" the color back into the line. Now if you are working with darker colors you have to be careful because you can get some bleeding doing this. Just think, the color has to go somewhere. It's just not disappearing.
The blender pen also works a bit like bleach. Take my image below. I colored the flowers in with purples. Afterwards I carefully used my blender pen on them and it faded out some of that dark color, sorta like bleach would do. Remember the ink is really just being pushed along somewhere else, so be careful that it doesn't move outside of your lines! It takes some practice but the blender pen is one of my favorite tools when coloring!
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