Real Paint!

I have been working digitally a lot lately. One exception is this piece. I decided to paint it because it needed to be BIG, and my computer just couldn’t handle it as nicely as I wanted. It was a nice excuse to break out the paint, anyway.

Here is some detail shots that highlight my traditional process.

The original drawing…

A block-in, done in gouache…

Finished with oil and colored pencil on top…