Friday, August 20, 2010

(Gollum voice) Paaaappperrr.


I've been jumping around with a few varieties of watercolor paper.

One that I like a lot is Arches hot press watercolor board . It's more expensive than my standard love, Strathmore 500 imperial. Maybe the fact that it's more expensive helps focus my work in a way... "Shoot, I only have two more sheets of this!"

I haven't tried it with a big wet painting yet.

Thick originals are nice too with a board like this.

-W.

2 comments:

  1. Whoa! Hey Wes! It's been a while! Ten years? Nine? Hohoho! Are you making comics or working as an illustrator? Whatcha up to?

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  2. Hi Maritza!

    Great to hear from you! It's been fun following your rise to stardom on the interwebs. Your name pops up everywhere these days.

    I'm doing illustration now, but I still get the cartooning bug from time to time. I'm mostly doing children's books at the moment with some newspaper work and landscaping on the side. -W.

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