Pumpkin Dealer by doog

Pumpkin Dealer

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Added: Jun 01, 2003
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With this piece I was trying to work in what I felt was a traditional faery tale style. The drawing is made with watercolour, gouache and coloured pencil.

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Glad I discovered another site with your lovely work. Do you really have zero experience? I love your work so much.
(Discovered you through Deviant Art).
Keep up your wonderful work! greets Nancy

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME OCTOBER 31
DEVIN THOMAS PRICE
SCOTT HIGH SCHOOL

doog's picture

Thanks Victoria - Froud is one of my favourites.

weyakin's picture

Awww.. it's so cute! Such a nice little scene. I like the disgruntled little faun. The colors work nicely. Almost reminds me a bit of Froud.

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Simply beautiful!

doog's picture

Persephone - You know just what to say.
Thanks. Larry

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I love all your work with a passion but may I say that never,anywhere have I seen more beautifully painted trees...I am enthralled by everything you do but your trees make my soul sigh...absolutely gorgeous!(persephone)

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Thanks Iris

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I adore your work.. Always have when I first saw your site a few years back.

iris's picture

Those trees are superb! Deserves Editor's Pick for sure. You are so good at these structures/textures. I admire your talent. Arthur Rackham meets Froud but in a totally original way. Wow. I wish I could do this. You are now one of my favorites! Thanks for sharing.

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James - they are definitely on their way to the goblin market Smile I'd love to paint that one but the idea is just so big that I haven't quite got it narrowed down yet.

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Kort - that's a great idea. I'll have to get some photos up there. The escarpment is a very magical enviroment.
Socar - hey, you could always commission a piece Wink
Christopher - thanks you sir.

christar's picture

What a unique faery tale style you have. gorgeous work.

socar's picture

What a shame you already sold it--I'd have loved to own it, myself. Wink Post more art soon!

twopynts's picture

If I had to pick a favorite that you've posted here at Epilogue, this would be it. Post some more soon please! I love your work.
ps. Include a few photos of the "Niagra Enscarpment" area on your website so we can all see the inspiring landscape in which you live. 8^)

doog's picture

Thanks again everyone. Meredith, I get the darks by using sepia watercolour first as a sort of under drawing and then fill in the holes with colour. Sepia is nearly black when used at full strength. I think it looks a little warmer than using black ink the way so many illustrators did in years past. I think many of them must have thinned down their ink so as to avoid a dark black line which can really over power a picture if you aren't careful. Winsor Newton Sepia Watercolour.

elven-nell's picture

Lovely use of green, Larry. And it has the magic of Lee and Froud's work.

somerset's picture

On the way to the "Goblin Market" I assume! very well deserved Editor's Pick, Larry! a great piece of imagination and talent!...can't wait to see where you go from here, my son!

kyrn's picture

Larry, how do you get your watercolors so dark? And where's the goblin market picture? Smile

doog's picture

Socar, thank-you so much. I sold this one last year at Gencon. It went to a good home Smile

socar's picture

WOW! What a neat idea...and beautifully executed to boot! I could just stare at this for hours!

Art at its best.