Friday, April 09, 2010

alice, final + new print

Well! We've finally arrived at the end of this excursion into Acrylic and watercolor washes.

Again, overall I'm very pleased with the way it works and I see working like it more in the future. Towards the end I started messing around with it and doing things I ought not (painting gouache and then Acrylic on top) ought not, in the sense that it made it more difficult than it needed to be, an Acrylic wash wouldn't come up but a gouache wash would so I had to deal with that.

So to take us back to the beginning, here's the drawing,

And finally the final piece,

Lighting isn't the best in the above piece, it's a little dark.

This is much more accurate, color and value-wise.

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Here's a scan of the piece.

And since it's been way too long since I've posted anything new to my shop so I've got a limited run of this piece, only 15 of them.

Also, here's a link to the original painting available on my shop.



Will Kelly said...

This is very, very nice. I love that deep blue.

Hey, and congratulations on the Eisner nomination - hope Flight 6 wins! I hear that there will only be two more Flight volumes...

Brad said...


mrn said...

very nice...

JaJitsu said...

This is just amazing.

How many watercolors to you have? The different tubes of color i mean.