Apr 302015
 
DareDevil

Here is my new mixed media piece. Unfortunately my scanner kinda sucks. I get weird dots and lines in most of the pieces I scan in, plus my scanner hates the color blue. Sigh.

This piece is based on the new Netflix show “Daredevil”, which I enjoyed immensely! In the foreground is Daredevil’s normal persona blind lawyer Matt Murdock, while the shadow reflects of course his alter ego DareDevil.

Anyway! This piece was done with ink, art markers, watercolor-pencils and a gel pen. I really like the saturation of the markers, and the tones and grittiness of the watercolors.

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Feb 072015
 

For the curious, I decided to take pictures as I worked on my latest illustration. First I sketch out my drawing on heavy, mix-media paper. Then I go over my pencils in a water-proof ink, and when it is thoroughly dry, erase the pencil lines. Finally I begin to color the piece, I like to use watercolor pencils. I got Derwent watercolor pencils for Christmas, and I’m really liking how vibrant the colors come out.

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Here is the final painting after I scanned it into my computer and Photoshopped it a little.

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