This week I’m drawing a white horse in colored pencil against an airbrushed background. I’m blending with odorless mineral spirits (aka OMS or Mona Lisa odorless paint thinner).
Supplies used: (these are my amazon affiliate links)
Fabriano Artistico Extra White hot pressed 140lb watercolor paper (no link)
Polychromos –
Luminance –
Derwent Drawing Chinese White –
Mona Lisa Odorless Paint thinner –
or Gamsol odorless mineral spirits –
Faber Castell ink eraser
glassine (the stuff under my hand to prevent smudging)
Derwent pencil extender
Damask Stencil –

Colors used:
Polychromos: Black, cobalt turquoise, walnut brown, warm grey VI, light cobalt turquoise, cold grey I, bluish turquoise, sanguine, ultramarine, burnt carmine, warm grey V, Payne’s grey, nougat, cold grey IV, cold grey III, burnt ochre
Luminance: white, French Grey 10%, Payne’s grey 60%, French Grey, sepia 10%, Paynes grey 30%, Slate Grey, French Grey 30%, Payne’s grey
Derwent Drawing: Chinese white






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