All the supervillains are in raptures over this season’s autumn colour range.
Thanks to Aimee for striking some “poised to take over the world” poses for me on the weekend!
I drew the outline in pen and ink, then with the light box drew a separate layer of detail. There was also a third layer of ink and wash, but I decided to leave that out in the end. I scanned the layers and combined them in Photoshop, then added colour. Originally, I was messing around with texture but decided I preferred the flat colour.
These are the colours by themselves:
I quite like the effect and would like to do – oh, playing cards or an inlaid leather bookcover in that style.
And here’s a variation:
I like the one spot colour, and the way it can be used to bring out just one element – the background here or the hair, say, or the chair (the original is a very wonderful chair).