VSW: Ben Carlin’s “Half-Safe”

Ben Carlin’s Amphibious “Boat” was half land vehicle, half boat,
aptly called the “Half Safe”.
I was attracted by the bright yellow color, but the story was thrilling!

This was part of a Virtual Sketchwalk in our FB group around Perth, AU.

I am trying out gouache, and these are very old cheap paints but I wanted to see if I would like the opaque nature of the medium before I buy nice paints.
I’m not sure yet… but intrigued!
I mean, LOOK at that intense yellow!  Wow!

Process images, above.

Hahnemühle Watercolour Journal,
Lamy Joy with De Atramentis Document Black ink,
Platinum Carbon Pen with Platinum Carbon ink waterproof cartridges,
Sennelier and Holbein gouache.

About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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