Thursday, April 17, 2008

Peek into Batcat land...

Here is a little project I am working on right now.

(My silk screening project has been put on hold. I made an image too big for any of my screens. DUH. I will have to buy new ones. The ruler is a very important tool i should pay more attention to. haha.)

Anyway, here is what I am doing instead. Dual Batcats!!

Pencil rouch for Batcat

This is one of them, the "nice" one. You can see how in depth some of my roughs are. *snicker* I had just started to ink it when I took a picture...

Inked Batcats

Here is the "bad" one. I have a plan that uses both of these as prints and also as a two part mystery object. Of course, it always depends on how they turn out. There are always a lot of happy accidents in my paintings.

So now to paint.

6 comments:

  1. it's great to see your process! do you paint directly over top all your pencil lines or do you erase first? i guess it's different with acrylics. with watercolour i can't be as free with my roughs, at least i haven't mastered how to be.

    the batcats look great so far!

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  2. I erase the pencil lines, then sometimes wash the entire painting with a colour. Then I build from there. Thats why I am amazed at watercolour done really well, because it s so unforgiving!! You have to be so organized. haha.

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  3. Those are great drawings! I'm looking forward to the finished pieces, but it's super cool to see your work in progress!

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  4. Tara! I want to subscribe to your super blog but I don't know how to use this dang website. :P

    Where did you hide your subscribe button? Is there even an option? I'm still in LJ mode.

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  5. They look so cute already! One of these days when you aren't so busy we need to hammer out details for my awesome batcat pj's!! I fear they may make me look 12 but according to my pirate everything makes me look younger than I am.

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