Humuhumunukunukuapua’a Drawing/Painting

Posted by on Sep 25, 2023 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I wanted this work to be clearly the antithesis to my vector fish- but also use no standard gradients, only solid colors. I tried endlessly to replicate dry brush strokes digitally, but none of them were achieving the look that I wanted. I ended up breaking out my worst brushes… but I had no brushes that could achieve the dry scratchy paint strokes that I wanted. I take way too good of care of my brushes for that, so off the to the Home Depot where I bought the cheapest, most awful brushes I could find. It worked.

A sample of the scanned paint strokes below

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