This is my latest colored pencil portrait. I chose this particular portrait because it has very high contrast and values. I went outside my comfort zone for this project as I usually do much more subtle variations in values. It was a fun learning experience. She was created using Faber Castell Polychromo (oil) and Caran D’Ache Luminance (wax) colored pencils with a Pan Pastel background. A little Mona Lisa OMS (odorless mineral spirits) . Stonehenge white 9 x 12″ paper.