Final step: I adjust the color to give the presentation a little more snap.
I guess what I like is the energy, motion, and spirit of the sketch image. I like it when the mark making does not get bogged down. It is cool to see that fresh, lively quaiity in the drawing. I like the feel of light rushing in, sort of popping and flairing, I'm not saying this is the greatest example ever, but here and there, the drama in this one works for me - even though the subject matter is a dead and decaying tadpole at the edge of the river. A little morbid, I know, but finding a "crashsite" like this one at the bottom of the river - well - that absolutely makes my day.
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