This week we do a shallow dive into the world of cartoon hands by one of my favourite Youtubers, Stan Prokopenko of Proko.com. If you haven't watched his videos before, I think you'll find that you'll enjoy the style quite a bit.
Egyptian mummies! The pigment eventually disappeared as its contents became known.
My September SketchBox came in on the first day of the month and that's never happened before, it's usually a week or more later! So, pretty pleased that they may have figured out how to speed this up.
I missed last week while I was on vacation, in Kentucky, to see the total solar eclipse. However, I'm back, and this week I wanted to touch on the subject of lightfastness and fugitive colours as I have been, recently, building a watercolour swatchbook for all of the brands I have that shows name, pigment (when available), lightfastness, and opacity.
YouTube is, of course, loaded with tutorials on painting or drawing various food items and some are better than others. These two videos (yep, a bonus video) show two different approaches to the problem and come out with pretty high levels of realism as a result.
- Two bottles of acrylic ink (cyan and shock yellow light) from Montana (the company, not the state)
- Two 0.7mm Montana empty markers
- One 2mm Montana empty marker
- Derwent Graphik Line Painter (the colour is called "tickled" of all things)
- Pack of Strathmore Artist Tiles in black (4x4 inch, 30 in the pack)