Graphite drawing of an imaginary horse; I drew this with the horse sculpture (see this blog post) in mind:
|7B pencil on 140# hot press water color paper|
Choose some colors and lay them down in a sketchy manner:
|Define some features, too.|
Blend the wax pastels with water and add more depth with graphite and charcoal:
|I like the intensity of the colors.|
Neocolor II wax pastels are lovely to work with; they "melt" onto the paper. With water, a little bit goes a long way.