Dragon Soul – The Process

The process of the painting started off as a rough sketch in my sketchbook. I placed tracing paper over the sketch to draw the final lines with a Staedtler fineliner. I scanned the finished tracing in to Photoshop to edit some more. I wanted to make sure in the final painting, everything was in perfect proportion.

On a separate sheet of watercolour paper, I painted the background sky blue first, then left to dry. I printed out the edited line drawing on to A4 print paper with a lightened opacity, this was so I could draw over it and then press it on to the watercolour paper. I used it as my guide as I was painting.

The Original Sketch

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The Tracing

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