Since the last page in The Princess Bride Coloring Book I’d been working on had just used so much brown, when I turned the page I was craving to work with color.
(As an aside, you can clearly see the lack of bleed-through on this page, even after all the layers of color I’d put down).
Still working with the Inktense, I started at the sun in the center and worked downwards. I used a few shades of yellow for the sun then started with the oranges, using the darkest color from each section as the palest in the next. So if the first section used colors A and B as ABABAB then the next section was BCBCBC, then CDCDCD, and so on. I planned the gradation deliberately timed so the blues would hit by the waves, then the teals/greens in the water.
The lines are so narrow that I can’t really look up to watch tv or something while I activate it, so I’ve been working on it here and there while catching up on past episodes of the podcast Lore. I’m in no rush, though, as I love watching the muted pigment (the left side) spring to life once wetted (the right side, up to midway).
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The Princess Bride coloring book
Derwent Inktense pencils
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