She is based on our Ganges River clay version of Green Tara.
A challenge for me, she is very colorful and detailed, AND,
I am still pushing for a loose wash effect.
Not completely happy with her but not bad for a first try.
She got a bit dark fast, and then I tried laying in a gold pen after.
If I am going to use gold (which is traditional) then I need a finer pen.
She shimmers in the right light.
I have to admit choosing her
to paint was partly because I
just bought more amazing
Daniel Smith Primatek paints.
In addition to Amazonite
(in the turquoise green family) and Serpentine, I bought Diopside, Jadeite,
and the most compelling,
right, Green Apatite!
It has the most dramatic range
of separating colors ever!
I love green. And I really need to move on to buying another color!
How she looks without flash (above) and with flash (below) are dramatic.
Aquabee Super Deluxe Journal, with a Pentalic 2B woodless pencil,
Platinum Preppie Pen, De Artramentis Document ink,
and Daniel Smith and Holbien watercolor paints.
Pilot Gold Marker, Extra Fine.
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