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04 April 2002, 12:49 PM
Heres a picture i did with water colors and ink.Hope you like it!

04 April 2002, 03:29 PM
Really really nice!

The red blood turning to blue water has wonderfull effect!
Very artistic picture!

04 April 2002, 03:44 PM

04 April 2002, 01:13 AM
ooh I'd love to have that in a frame, it looks so artistic, i just love it!! GOOD WORK :)

04 April 2002, 04:51 AM
This is nice. Really good use of the watercolour medium.
Kinda has a Japanese traditional feel about it.
Also, your monster has spikes for feet just like mine does!!

Adam Klein
04 April 2002, 06:20 PM
I like how you have such clean lines on the beast, and then let the water color create the environment. did you use alchol on the paint? salt? I like how it seems less subtle than those additives. but man you can get some crazy results that way.
keep it up

04 April 2002, 07:15 PM
Hej landsman!

I like the creature, but on what did it hurt itself? Did it pierce itself with one of those tentacles:p ?

04 April 2002, 07:29 PM
Hej guys. to answer a couple of questions, the painting was done with just wet on wet watercolors, no salt or anything. Maybe i should try it though some time :). And as to what hurt him, its up to your imagination :)

Tjena landsmannen!

04 April 2002, 02:19 AM
I got it. Aquaman stabbed it with a horn from a dead narwhal and now it's sinking to the bottom of the ocean to be crushed under the immense pressure.:cool:

Looks awesome, man.

Question: I feel stupid. What does salt do to watercolors?

04 April 2002, 05:38 PM
:bounce: thats it! you got it! exactly what i was thinking! :)

oh and the salt thing, (oh, the ignorance!) it makes little spots of green that glow in the dark ofcourse!

04 April 2002, 03:20 PM
This is probably a stupid question. Did you ink the peice before addind the color (with a waterproof ink), ink it while the paper was wet and you were adding the color, or after the color was added and the paper dried.

04 April 2002, 03:21 PM
Heh. I also forgot to mention how cool the illustration is! The beast reminds me of Mike Mignola's work.

04 April 2002, 05:37 PM
Turtle> I inked it after all the watercolor had dried. Glad you all like it!

04 April 2002, 08:25 PM
This is an awesome pic, I really like the water effect :D
Keep up the wicked work bud.


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