10 minutes pose and a pencil.
1 hour pose, oil pastel. I actually had a start for a different pose on the page, laid down in white & yellow, then, during break, just started scribbling colour over the entire page. When the model sat for this pose, I had a fully coloured page (light colours) and drew in the lines directly, eventually scraped back everything, then added in more oil pastel, and a little coloured pencil.
20 minutes, I must have been thinking of snow. Snow Queen.
And our previous nights model. Black lines are graphite on oil pastel, which always generates a rich black.
Fun fact: remember all that ‘scraping back’ I talk about? I literally scrape off layers of oil pastel with an art knife. I guess I’m overly thrifty, as I decided to collect the scrapings, press them together, and voila, lovely lavender nuanced grey tone, so much better than the dead grey of a solid colour (I never actually use grey pastel because of that). Must get a close-up next time I use my recycled scrap pastel ‘stick’.