This is just a quick project inspired by a lion sketch in my sketchbook. Like the last image, I used a combination of gouache and color pencil. I very much like this combination of materials right now - the layering of washes, the texture of of paint, the subtle shading of the pencils or the emphasis of line.
"rainy day" one. I started in with darker brown washes than I had intended, so I had to rework it with a little thicker paint. Jury is still out - but it's growing on me. Might have to be redone before making it in the portfolio, though.