Colorful Drawings
by D Fox

Let me introduce you to D Fox from South Carolina and his nice colorful gallery. All his drawings are made on a dark natural paper which is a perfect background for creating a great color contrast.

I love the idea of two parrots sitting on a tree, for instance. The vivid green and bright red color of parrot’s feathers perfectly contrast with the dark background.

I really want you to look at these subtle details with colors because they are too important not to be noticed. D Fox gave us a perfect example that choosing a colored paper can sometimes be a great choice. Thank you for this cool idea!


It is OK sometimes to choose a colored paper for your drawing. Most of us automatically draw on white paper, which is correct because the black graphite creates absolute clarity of pencil strokes on the white paper. This is especially important if you are beginner or just practicing drawing.

Let’s observe the bird’s white heads on another drawing which are also perfectly shining on the black background. I would say, using dark background may require a little experience in drawing and may not be perfectly suitable for a total beginner, but I encourage you to try it anyway.

On a white paper you naturally draw the dark strokes and create outlines of the image, while on black paper the dark background is set, and you draw only the brighter parts leaving the dark parts almost untouched. This may not be so easy as it sounds.

It is just a theory, so far, and we need to try everything to see how it really works. It is OK to mess it up, so go ahead and mess it up a couple of times because that’s the way you learn best. By your own experience, by your own mistakes, by your own try and error approach.

I have to say again; D Fox gave us a perfect example that drawing on dark background paper is cool idea and you can try it too.

Look at the “Owl Drawing”. It is a very good example how to gradually fill up with color the entire surface of the dark paper.

On colored paper (dark or brighter) you work mainly with color pencils, crayons or other medium, etc. You can, of course, outline the contours using graphite pencil, but if the paper is black, the graphite pencil strokes will be difficult to see and follow.

Go ahead and give it a try, get yourself a colored paper and draw something. If you feel uncertain, start to draw a snowman or a spruce covered with snow, something similar you see below. By drawing a snowman on a black paper you cannot make a lot of mistakes.

Have a fun and make as many mistakes as possible. You will get better in a very short time.

Enjoy These Colored Drawings by D Fox


First Yorkie

Black paper pastel artist

First birds

56 years old drawing for as long as I can remember retired now spending a lot of time drawing like pastels and nature

Visitors Personal Gallery Pages

Please see and enjoy the following collection of personal galleries. We all believe you will have a lot of fun. Observing others’ artwork is always, always very inspirational. You may get some new ideas for your own drawings.

Portraits of Dogs by Lynn

Realistic Portraits by Andy Leslie

Portrait Drawings by Lela Stankovic

Various Drawings by Betty Chavis

Original sketches by Nadia Velasquez

Beautiful Artwork by Bill Richards

Cute Drawings by Christie

Manga Drawings by Chi

Portrait Drawings by Evan

Various Drawings by Sabariah

Various Drawings by Sunnu Golwalla

Various Drawings by Amberlynn

Various Drawings by Anne Burgoyne

Various Drawings by Carly

Portrait Drawings by Bud Norris

Portrait Drawings by Mahendran

Scenery Drawings by Phil Edmondson

Portrait Drawings by Stacey

Manga and Fantasy by Lee Henrik

Manga Sketches by Paul Rowan

Various Drawings by D. Fox

Original Pokemons by Johan

Original Manga by Grace

Cute Little Sketches by Gwen

Creative Anime by Celia

Various Drawings by Taylor Sligowski

Various Sketches by Amanda

Fantasy Drawings by Melissa

Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

Various Drawings by Maciej Michalak

Various Drawings by Aiswariya Pramod

Manga Drawings by Andrea

Original Artwork by Richa Kotriwala

Various Drawings by Sandy Lange

Cartoon Drawings by Dipanjan Dey

Cartoon Drawings by Dhrubo2002

Ballpen Drawings by Shehbaaz Baurtally

Emma Adams Cartoon Sketches Gallery

Sonali Ghosh Illustrations Gallery

Rupshya Dilipraj Artwork Gallery


Theme Based Visitors Galleries

The following Theme Based Galleries are a collection of selected drawings from various authors based on a certain theme. I would like you to get as much inspiration as possible for your own drawings.


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Latest Visitor's Drawings

  1. In Hands Of Destiny

    May 22, 22 10:23 AM

    In Hands Of Destiny

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  2. Faces

    May 16, 22 04:28 AM

    Faces

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  3. Crâne humain dessiné

    May 09, 22 02:57 AM

    Crâne humain dessiné

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  4. Peacock dancing in rain

    May 09, 22 02:55 AM

    Peacock dancing in rain

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  5. Heat Wave

    May 02, 22 04:00 AM

    Heat Wave

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  6. Elephant face

    Apr 24, 22 09:46 PM

    The elephant can survive only if forests survive.

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  7. Family Get Together

    Apr 24, 22 09:39 PM

    Family Get Together

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  8. A joker making fun of a scientist

    Apr 17, 22 08:52 PM

    A joker making fun of a scientist

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  9. A joker making fun of a scientist

    Apr 17, 22 08:45 PM

    A joker making fun of a scientist

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  10. Stylish Pose Free to use

    Apr 17, 22 08:23 PM

    Stylish pose sketch free to use without credit, just don't claim and your own.

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  11. Petrol culture

    Apr 12, 22 08:21 PM

    Petrol culture

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  12. Human Rights

    Apr 11, 22 04:31 AM

    Humanity, a free bird, is hanging from the tree. Three basic needs- food, clothing and house- are seized by three separate hands. The baby birds are crying

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  13. Loneliness: No Man Is A Born Island.

    Apr 03, 22 08:45 PM

    Loneliness: No Man Is A Born Island.

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  14. Ivy

    Apr 01, 22 12:43 AM

    Her name is Ivy. This is my imaginary animation cartoon drawing by me.

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  15. Kit, The Prince

    Mar 30, 22 04:55 AM

    Kit is just a boy who wants to be... well him. I made him like this because I think its nice to express your feelings once in a while.

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