Sunday, April 29, 2007

Purple Gargoyle Needs A Name

Purple Gargoyle Needs A Name, 8" x 10" watercolor on Arches 140#

Edit: His name is "Night Guardian"

I LOVE this guy! I'm really happy with him. I believe the paper made all the difference. Arches is the absolute best! I also used quinacrodone pigments, which are incredibly transparent -- quin gold on the moon, belly, and wings; quin violet in the body. I used hooker's green for underpainting, but I won't do that again. I'm not completely happy with its effect as a complementary color.

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