|I actually really like the colors here, although it's a bit like an oil slick.|
I've been really trying to experiment with color. I have a pet peeve with all the gritty realism I've seen in recent years, so I've been trying to create sort of a heightened realism where things look realistic but with slightly more saturated colors. I've been trying to play with color combinations and create ambiance through color choice. Sometimes it ends up looking like a leprechaun urped rainbows all over the drawing, but other times I feel like it really adds something.
Here's a drawing I've been struggling with for color choice. I ended up putting it on the back burner, so it's technically not "finished" in my mind:
|Color scheme 1: late afternoon|
|Color scheme 2: dusk|
|Color scheme 3: night|
If you like thumbs, here was the progression for this one. Slightly different than my usual way: