Deep Breath by Simona

Deep Breath

by Simona in Traditional Medium

Howling ghost they reappear
In mountains that are stacked with fear
But you're a king and I'm a lion-heart.
A lion-heart.
~Of Monsters and Men ~ 'King and Lionheart'~

This drawing took a while and it was quite a challenge, both for new objects, like fur, and for new techniques - combining charcoal with graphite (for the first time!), but I'd like to believe it was worth it. I hope you enjoy it, as much as I enjoyed creating it.

It's based on a very inspiring photograph by the talented photographer Sam:

*HB and 2B lead mechanical pencils
*Charcoal pencil (medium soft)
*Slightly grainy watercolour paper, size 37 x 24,5 cm
*Kneadable and simple erasers
*Cotton wool for some blending

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