A3, pastel on paper. I love this way of obtaining in-between shades by optically mixing two or more colors - the retina tends to interpret a mix of the different colored strokes (which are laid cross-wise or in parallel) as a tertiary color. In case anyone is interested, here's more on this technique in Figure Stack (my figure blog)

Fig reference by courtesy of Cable9tuba in DA. Many thanks for viewing, please see this is Full Size.

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Comment by Sandeep Karmakar on July 15, 2015 at 2:55pm

how I missed this beauty?.. I must be forgiven for the same.. remarkable I loved the free strokes that defined curves 

Comment by Prosenjit Roy on March 30, 2014 at 2:17pm

Additionally, here's a close up of a section of the pic...

Comment by Prosenjit Roy on March 30, 2014 at 2:07pm

Don't know if its 'brilliant', but thank you Bharadwaj! :) this is all a journey towards betterment. In case anyone is interested, I will add a link to my figure blog in the description, which has more on Optical Mixing. Also, thanks to all those who've been looking in!

Comment by Bharadwaj Balraj on March 30, 2014 at 12:12am

Brilliant as always!!

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