Fan Art Friday: Salacious Crumb

Welcome back to our monthly Star Wars Coloring Book Club!  This month Star Wars Anonymous and I are coloring our favorite Hutt jester, Salacious B. Crumb.  (What does the B stand for?? Oh well, it’s probably not canon anymore anyway.)

I had a lot more fun with this one, though I’m not entirely happy with the end result.  I started by coloring the poppies red with yellow centers, then the leaves green.  I thought purple would go well, so I added some of that, too.

I almost left the area behind the character white, but that looked incomplete, so I did the same green as the leaves, but that blended too much with the yellow background, so I added some grey to it.  Still not crazy about how it looks, but I like everything else so whatever.

The scrollwork looks more orange than the poppies, but I swear it’s the same color (a mix of “red” and “red orange”).

Here’s the progression as I colored:

Check out Star Wars Anon’s version here to enjoy her excellent choice of color combination.

For next month, I randomly selected Wicket W. Warrick (the W stands for Wystri).

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5 thoughts on “Fan Art Friday: Salacious Crumb

  1. starwarsanon September 2, 2016 / 2:36 pm

    I actually really like the green leaves and the yellow background! I think it looks nice. I’m also reminded of the United States with the red and blue ribbon surrounding the picture. I actually like the way mine came out which goes to show that maybe I shouldn’t take myself so seriously when I color…I put almost no thought in mine and it’s actually quite messy! But I think the colors are really fun and cool.

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    • Mei-Mei September 3, 2016 / 10:18 am

      Yeah, I think we’re learning that this is more fun when we don’t take it as seriously!

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  2. starwarsanon September 2, 2016 / 2:42 pm

    Also, I’ve really been trying to color darker with my pencils but I’ve come to the conclusion that you must just have a different brand/kind.

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    • Mei-Mei September 3, 2016 / 10:16 am

      Haha, I was trying to color really dark this time. I just have the Crayola 24-color set or something

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