Thanks jaydee. I'm already done with this one, but next time I draw a baby I will keep all of that in mind!
I actually have gotten real interested in trying some colored pencil drawings lately, seeing some of Catlinpalomino's :) The only problem is that I don't have any good colored pencils now. I want to get a bunch of Prismacolors though. They're real good quality. I had some when I was little, but of course then all I did was play around with them. Now most of those pencils are gone or used.
I have charcoal sticks and pencils and have drawn a little with them, but I prefer regular pencil because they aren't so messy... As for pastels, I have no clue! I don't know how to use them and I haven't ever tried. I'd like to someday though. And I kinda want to give watercolor another shot, but I don't have the equipment for that either.
Okay, here's the baby! I really loved doing this one; babies are one of my favorites to draw. Usually it takes me a lot longer than two days because I get up and down and up and down and up and down and up... and down. lol This time I actually sat down and concentrated.
In this one I focused too much on shading and not enough on likeness to the photo, so this one is a little off. I shaded a bit to much, too. Attachment 125276
I fixed a lot of the mistakes I'd made in the last one and finished the mouth. Up to this point all I used was just a mechanical pencil. Attachment 125286
And here is the finshed product! I touched it up and then used my good drawing pencils to shade and put expression into the eyes. Attachment 125281