Today’s slide show is a lot like one of those “spot the difference” games. Each picture shows a bit more progress with one of many gray shades. These colors are inspired by childhood memories of going trick or treating in brightly colored costumes when the outdoors was all dark and shadowy.

Here’s a slide show with my step by step progress:

About the gray tones: All of the gray tones in this picture are from Copic’s cool gray shade range. The cool grays have the slightest blue cast to them, and I figured that would give a nice opposite mood feeling when paired with the warm and bright central flower.

Today’s book: More Flowers – For Crayons And Wide Tipped Markers

Colored with: Copic Sketch markers

Copic Sketch marker shade set.

Copic Sketch marker shade set.