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Monday, December 24, 2012

Vintage Viking Lamp

Another experiment with lighting. I've built up so many layers of diluted India Ink I don't think the paper can take any more. You can see to the left of the chair it's just pooling up. The shadows above the cat and whatever that tan thing is weren't really there, but I thought it would help the effect, so I cheated and put them in. The line work was done on site, but all of the color work was done at home from a reference photo.

4 comments:

  1. Very nice, Steve. I think you really succeeded in creating a feeling of the lamp-lit area's glow.

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  2. The glow is great, and somehow it feels very 3-d...and I don't even have the glasses on!
    Your sketches are really beautiful, full of character and drawn so well.
    S

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  3. AND the effect of the light bulbs is amazing...love the white in there and the halo...

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  4. The glow is great, and somehow it feels very 3-d...and I don't even have the glasses on!
    Your sketches are really beautiful, full of character and drawn so well.
    S

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