A quick sketch of a 17th century girl

Based on this book, one of my favourite go-to novels.

I like to scan my final pencil sketches in case during the process of colouring it something goes wrong or I mess it up, then I can just print out the sketch and start over.

17 Century Lady Pencil

I did a quick watercolour wash but I wasn’t really happy with the colours of her dress.

Watercolour Wash

Watercolour Wash

Finally I outlined the girl with my trusty ball-point pen and shaded in the tones and details.

17 Century Lady Final Actual Size

I did this in my Pool drawing, using an ink wash for the water, then going over it with a felt pen to give it texture.

Here it is step by step.

17 Century Lady Process